Bands/Musicians The Best Grime Bands/Artists  

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Grime artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good grime bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top grime bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list of the best grime artists. Grime groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all grime bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest grime bands of all time, since the most famous grime artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best grime music.

You can click on the grime band names to see more information about that particular notable grime group. If they're near the top of the best grime artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top grime bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the grime band names themselves.

Examples include M.I.A. and Lily Allen. UK grime groups and American grime groups are both included on this list. Clicking a 'thumbs up' next to the names of artists that are in the grime genre will move them up the list. This list includes artists like Chase & Status and Lady Sovereign so you have a lot of choices to vote on.

All important, significant and iconic names in grime music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new grime bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of grime, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into grime music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good grime bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent grime bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best grime bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest grime 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 grime bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Skepta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Skepta Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Electro

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JME is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
JME Grime

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Wiley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Wiley Hip hop music, Electronic music, UK Garage

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Kano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Kano Hip hop music, British hip hop, Contemporary R&B

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Giggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Giggs Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rhythm and blues

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Boy Better Know is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Bugzy Malone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
David Grasch added Bugzy Malone

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Dizzee Rascal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Dizzee Rascal Hip hop music, Bassline, Dubstep

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Wretch 32 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Wretch 32 British hip hop, Grindie, Grime

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Lethal Bizzle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Lethal Bizzle Hip hop music, Indie, British hip hop

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Devlin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Devlin Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, British hip hop

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Tempa T is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tempa T Grime

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Ghetto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ghetto Grime

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Chipmunk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Chipmunk Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music

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Frisco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Stormzy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Antifed1791 added Stormzy

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Lowkey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Lowkey Hip hop music, Grime

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Cadet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
John Aliwa added Cadet

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Roll Deep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Roll Deep Hip hop music, UK Garage, Dance-pop

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Tinie Tempah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tinie Tempah Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro hop

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Newham Generals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Newham Generals Dubstep, British hip hop, Grime

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Chase & Status is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Chase & Status Hip hop music, Dubstep, Oldschool jungle

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The Streets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
The Streets Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Folk music

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Lady Leshurr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Antifed1791 added Lady Leshurr

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Akhenaton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Akhenaton French hip hop

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So Solid Crew is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
So Solid Crew Hip hop music, Dubstep, Hardcore hip hop

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Professor Green is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Professor Green Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic music

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Durrty Goodz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Durrty Goodz Hip hop music, Grime

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Ruff Sqwad is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ruff Sqwad Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dubstep

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Oxxxymiron is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
1496335245024 added Oxxxymiron Hip hop music, Rap music, Grime

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Scorcher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Scorcher British hip hop, Grime

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Ms. Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ms. Dynamite Hip hop music, UK Garage, Contemporary R&B

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More Fire Crew is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists

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Trim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Trim Dubstep, Grime

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Mc No Limit is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
1496335245024 added Mc No Limit

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Klashnekoff is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Klashnekoff Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Grime

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Tinchy Stryder is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Tinchy Stryder Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hiplife

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M.I.A. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
M.I.A. Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Worldbeat

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Ashley Walters is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Ashley Walters Hip hop music, UK Garage, Grime

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Crazy Titch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Crazy Titch Grime

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Bashy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Bashy Hip hop music, Grime

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Labrinth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Labrinth Hip hop music, Dubstep, Synthpop

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Shystie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Shystie Hip hop music, Electro, Grime

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Carl Morgan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Carl Morgan Hip hop music, UK Garage, Grime

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Toddla T is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Toddla T Hip hop music, Dancehall, UK Garage

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DaVinche is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
DaVinche Contemporary R&B, Grime

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Choong Family is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Choong Family Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Grime

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Hadouken! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Hadouken! Indie pop, Dubstep, Dance-punk

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Foreign Beggars is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Foreign Beggars Hip hop music, Dubstep, Grime

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Lady Sovereign is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Grime Bands/Artists
Lady Sovereign Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electro