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The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 917 votes 256 voters 13.1k views 28 items

Northwest hip hop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good northwest hip hop 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 northwest hip hop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Northwest hip hop 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 northwest hip hop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest northwest hip hop bands of all time, since the most famous northwest hip hop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best northwest hip hop music.

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

Examples of artists on this list include Grieves and Macklemore. You decide which of these artists are the best ones by casting your votes. The list includes Jake One and Lifesavas so that you have plenty of choices on what to vote for.

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

The list includes all new northwest hip hop 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 northwest hip hop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into northwest hip hop 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 northwest hip hop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent northwest hip hop bands.

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

You could always re-rank this list as your own then share it on your social networks to get a count of what only your friends think. (28 items)
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Grieves is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Sol is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Macklemore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Common Market is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Criminal Nation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Grynch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Shabazz Palaces is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Puget Sounds added
Seattle-Tacoma Hip Hop Duo, Perry Porter & CDVSHZ
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Baph MC is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
RealHipHop added

PROGRESSIVE SEATTLE HIPHOP - https://soundcloud.com/baphmc


 
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Savvy Rae is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Jake One is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Dyme Def is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Grayskul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Lifesavas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Romaro Franceswa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Onry Ozzborn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
o0oJAKEo0o added
By far the best out of Pacific Northwest 
 
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Abyssinian Creole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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George Zelaya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Tory North is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Ggmg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Gabriel Teodros is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Sapient is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
o0oJAKEo0o added
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Boom Bap Project is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
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Machiego is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Northwest Hip Hop Groups/Artists
tophertuesday added

Hip hop, lofi, rap, pop, electronic, good music.