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List of Philadelphia bands, listed by their level of notoriety. This Philadelphia musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Philadelphia bands, rappers, and singers are included, as well as many Philadelphia musicians of underground status. This list of Philadelphia musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out, and more. If you want to know more about these famous Philadelphia bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here including rock, pop, punk, hip-hop, rap, soul, and jazz.

List features are the acts you associate with Philly: The Roots, Erykah Badu, Joan Jett, Patti LaBelle, and more.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Philadelphia?" or "What are the best Philadelphia bands?" then this list will answer your questions. 

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The Roots is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
The Roots Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

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Joan Jett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Joan Jett Glam punk, Rock and roll, Hard rock

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Patti LaBelle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Patti LaBelle Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

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Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Erykah Badu Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age

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Eve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Eve Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Pop music

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Will Smith Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Hall & Oates Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Cinderella Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Jim Croce is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Jim Croce Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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Black Thought is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Black Thought Hip hop music

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Jill Scott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Jill Scott Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul, Spoken word

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Boyz II Men is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Boyz II Men Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Diplo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Diplo Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dancehall

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Musiq is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Musiq Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Jedi Mind Tricks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Jedi Mind Tricks Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prin... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince Hip hop music, Disco, East Coast hip hop

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Otis Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Otis Rush Chicago blues, Electric blues, Rhythm and blues

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Princess Superstar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Princess Superstar Hip hop music, Rock music, Electro hop

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Chubby Checker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Chubby Checker Rock music, Rock and roll

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DJ Jazzy Jeff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
DJ Jazzy Jeff Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rap

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Dr. Dog is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Dr. Dog Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Vocal harmony

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John Corabi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
John Corabi Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Disco Biscuits is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Disco Biscuits Dubstep, Dance-punk, Rock music

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Charli Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Charli Baltimore Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B

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Freeway is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Freeway Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

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G. Love & Special Sauce is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
G. Love & Special Sauce Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues

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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock

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Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Cassidy Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

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Bahamadia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Bahamadia Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

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Britny Fox is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Britny Fox Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Dead Milkmen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Dead Milkmen Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Jon Fishman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Jon Fishman Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

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Kindred the Family Soul is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Kindred the Family Soul Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Bardo Pond is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Bardo Pond Noise rock, Shoegazing, Space rock

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The Stylistics is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
The Stylistics Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Marty Stuart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Marty Stuart Rock music, Bluegrass, Gospel music

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Teddy Pendergrass is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Teddy Pendergrass Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music

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Phyllis Hyman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Phyllis Hyman Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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David Bromberg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
David Bromberg Ragtime, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Amos Lee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Amos Lee Folk music, Jazz fusion, Soul music

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Melody Gardot is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Melody Gardot Acoustic music, Jazz, Blues

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Vivian Green is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Vivian Green Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

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Ahmir-Khalib Thompson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul

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Circa Survive is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Circa Survive Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Emo

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Maze is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Maze Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Funk

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Ms. Jade is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Ms. Jade Hip hop music, Dirty rap

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Vinnie Paz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Vinnie Paz Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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John Oates is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
John Oates Blue-eyed soul, Soul rock, Rhythm and blues

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Stan Getz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Stan Getz Cool jazz, Jazz, West Coast jazz

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Schoolly D is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Philadelphia
Schoolly D Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop