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The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 4.2k votes 786 voters 58k views 55 items

Rising to prominence in the mid-1980s, freestyle music features many qualities that are associated with electronic dance music and dance-pop. Also nicknamed Latin hip hop, the best freestyle artists hit the mainstream and have managed to have a few top-40 hits. However, for the most part, people who love freestyle use freestyle music to breakdance to. Thus, the best freestyle artists have their music closely associated with modern hip hop as well due to sampling. Freestyle remains popular in New York City and though it isn't the force it once was, the best freestyle artists are still beloved by their fans.

So, that said, who are the best freestyle artists? Any list of freestyle musicians has to include the likes of Stevie B., Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam, TKA, Brenda K. Starr, John Benitez and Stacey Q. If you're familiar with freestyle music and are a huge fan, then you should know which artists to vote for. Freestyle singers may encapsulate a particular period in music history, but their music still lives on in dance music. If not for the embracing of this type of electro music, dance music may not have been as big as it was. For that, they can thank the best freestyle artists.

It's up to you to determine what are the best freestyle artists. If you notice someone who is missing, feel free to add them to this list.  This list answers the questions "who are the best freestyle music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest freestyle music musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular freestyle music bands that you might've heard of. 

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Stevie B. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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TKA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Exposé is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Lisette Melendez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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The Cover Girls is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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George LaMond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Shannon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Sweet Sensation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Corina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Taylor Dayne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Brenda K. Starr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Rockell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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La India is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Jocelyn Enriquez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Judy Torres is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Nocera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Noel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Company B. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Collage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Stacey Q is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Alisha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Planet Patrol is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Information Society is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists
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Nu Shooz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Freestyle Music Groups/Artists