Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

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List of The Bronx bands, listed by their level of fame. This The Bronx musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous The Bronx bands are included, as well as many The Bronx musicians of underground status. This list of The Bronx 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 The Bronx bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Bands include everything from Jennifer Lopez to Carly Simon.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from The Bronx?" or "What is a list of The Bronx bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (64 items)

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the ...more

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Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music Carly Elisabeth Simon is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include ...more

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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Glam rock Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley is an American musician best known as the former lead guitarist and founding member of the rock band Kiss. He took on the persona of the "Spaceman" ...more

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Rock music, Swing music, Folk music Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. He started as a ...more

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Remy Ma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap Reminisce Smith, better known by her stage name Remy Ma, formerly Rémy Martin, is a Grammy-nominated American rapper and former member of Fat Joe's rap crew, Terror Squad. Ma was featured ...more

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Afrika Bambaataa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Disco, Electro Kevin Donovan, better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York. He is notable for releasing a series of genre-defining electro tracks in the ...more

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Fat Joe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop Joseph Antonio Cartagena, better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper. He is also the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment, and member of musical groups D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad. ...more

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Phil Spector is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Girl group, Pop music, Rock music Phillip Harvey Spector is an American record producer, songwriter, and the originator of the Wall of Sound production method. At the height of his career, Spector was a pioneer of the 1960s ...more

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Joey Kramer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal Joseph Michael "Joey" Kramer is the drummer for the American hard rock band Aerosmith. Kramer was born in The Bronx, New York City. His memoir, Hit Hard: A Story of Hitting Rock Bottom ...more

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Kool Keith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop Keith Thornton, better known by his stage name Kool Keith, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York. A founding member of Ultramagnetic MCs, Kool Keith has recorded prolifically both as a ...more

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Melvin Glover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Hardcore hip hop Melvin Glover, known as Melle Mel and Grandmaster Melle Mel, is an American hip-hop musician – one of the pioneers of rap as lead rapper and main songwriter for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious

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Grandmaster Caz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Rap music Curtis Fisher better known by his stage name Grandmaster Caz, is an American rapper, songwriter and DJ. He currently works as a celebrity tour guide for Hush Hip Hop Tours, a hip-hop cultural ...more

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Eydie Gorme is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Swing music, Traditional pop music, Latin pop Eydie Gormé was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing. She earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an ...more

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Frankie Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Disco, House music, Rhythm and blues Francis Nicholls, better known by his stage name Frankie Knuckles, was an American DJ and record producer. Knuckles was born January 18, 1955 in The Bronx, New York; he later moved to Chicago. ...more

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Cory Gunz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Pop music, East Coast hip hop Peter Cory Pankey, Jr., better known by his stage name Cory Gunz, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. He is the son of rapper Peter Gunz, from the duo Lord Tariq & ...more

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Swizz Beatz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop Kasseem Dean, better known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from New York City, New York. Born and raised in The Bronx, he began his ...more

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Kool DJ Herc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Clive Campbell, also known as Kool Herc, DJ Kool Herc and Kool DJ Herc, is a Jamaican-born American DJ who is credited with originating hip hop music in the early 1970s in The Bronx, New York ...more

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Funky 4 + 1 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Rap music, Funk Funky Four Plus One was the first hip hop group from The Bronx, New York, United States to receive a recording deal. They were notable for having a female MC, and were the first rap group to ...more

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Clipse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Clipse was an American hip hop duo, formed by brothers Gene "No Malice" Thornton and Terrence "Pusha T" Thornton, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 1992. The group is ...more

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Coko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Christian music, House music, Urban contemporary gospel Coko is an American gospel and R&B singer, and lead singer of R&B group Sisters With Voices.

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Kidd Creole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music

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Black Sheep is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Black Sheep is a hip hop duo from Queens, New York, composed of Andres "Dres" Titus and William "Mista Lawnge" McLean. The duo is from New York but met as teenagers in ...more

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P-Star is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Pop music Priscilla Star Diaz, better known by her stage name P-Star, is an American rapper, dancer, model, singer, actress and music video director. Diaz is best known for her role as Jessica Ruiz in the ...more

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Camp Lo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Camp Lo is an American hip hop duo, formed in 1995, which hails from The Bronx, New York. The duo consists of rappers Sonny Cheeba and Geechi Suede, both of Muslim upbringing. The duo is perhaps ...more

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Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Power pop, Comedy, A cappella Sean Altman is an American musician and songwriter. He is a founder and former lead singer of the singing group Rockapella and a pioneer of the modern a cappella movement. He was a member of ...more

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Buckwild is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Buckwild was a member of the musical group Diggin' in the Crates Crew.

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Lord Finesse is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop Lord Finesse is a hip-hop artist and producer, from The Bronx, New York, best known as the leader of the D.I.T.C. crew. About.com ranked him number 29 on its list of the Top-50 Hip-Hop

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Angela Bofill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Contemporary R&B, Dance music, Rhythm and blues Angela Tomasa Bofill is an American R&B and jazz singer and songwriter.

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The Blues Magoos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Rock music, Garage rock, Psychedelic rock The Blues Magoos are a rock music group from the The Bronx, New York. They were at the forefront of the psychedelic music trend, beginning as early as 1966. They are best known for the hit song ...more

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Terror Squad is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop Terror Squad was an American hip hop collective that was first established in 1998. Based in The Bronx borough of New York City, the members of Terror Squad collectively debuted on a song in ...more

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Aventura is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Latin pop, Rhythm and blues, Bachata Aventura was a bachata band or music group from New York. Aventura was formed in 1994 by Anthony "Romeo" Santos, Henry Santos, Lenny Santos, and Max Santos, three of whom are natives ...more

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Percee P is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music John Percy Simon, better known by his stage name Percee P, is a hip hop artist from The South Bronx, New York City, United States. Unkut described him as the "legendary lyricist of the ...more

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Jon Oliva is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal John Nicholas Oliva, known simply as Jon Oliva, is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer. He is best known as the founder of and keyboardist and lead vocalist for Savatage. His ...more

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Tim Dog is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Timothy Blair, better known by his stage name Tim Dog was an American rapper from the Bronx, New York, who rose to prominence during the early 1990s with his debut LP Penicillin on Wax and the ...more

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Veronica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
House music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Veronica is a dance music singer and theatrical actress. Along with singers Ultra Nate, Deborah Cox, she is considered to be one of the divas of the 1990s club music scene. She also is one of ...more

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Lenny Hambro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Mambo, Cubop, Swing music Leonard William Hambro, known as Lenny Hambro, was a journeyman jazz musician who played woodwinds, primarily alto saxophone, with a host of bands, orchestras, and jazz notables from the early ...more

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Christopher Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Christopher Williams born Troy Christopher Williams on August 22, 1967, in The Bronx, New York, U.S. is an American R&B singer and actor.

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Nine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Nine is the stage name of Derrick Keyes, an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. He also been known as 9MM or Nine Double M. Known for his harsh, gravelly flow and ...more

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Tiffany Evans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Tiffany Evans is an American singer and occasional actress.

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D‐Nice is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Soul music Derrick Jones, better known by his stage name D-Nice, is an American disc jockey, beatboxer, rapper, producer and photographer who began his career in the mid-1980s with the hip hop group Boogie ...more

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Drag-On is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop Mel Jason Smalls, better known by his stage name Drag-On, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from the Bronx borough of New York City. Drag-On is perhaps best known as an original ...more

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Christopher Reid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Christopher Reid, formerly known as Kid, is an American actor, comedian, and former rapper.

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The Treacherous Three is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music The Treacherous Three was a pioneering hip hop group that was formed in 1978 and consisted of DJ Easy Lee, Kool Moe Dee, L.A. Sunshine, Special K and Spoonie Gee, with occasional contributions ...more

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DJ Kay Slay is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
East Coast hip hop Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay, is an American hip hop disc jockey from New York City. He was referred to by the New York Times as "Hip Hop's One-Man Ministry of ...more

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Doris Troy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Rhythm and blues Doris Troy was an American R&B singer and songwriter, known to her many fans as "Mama Soul".

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Shootyz Groove is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Rap rock, Rapcore, Heavy metal Shootyz Groove is a rap rock band formed in Bronx, New York City, New York in 1992.

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Showbiz & A.G. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Showbiz and A.G. are an American hip hop duo from The Bronx, New York City. Showbiz is a producer and A.G. is a rapper. The two debuted on Lord Finesse's Funky Technician album in 1990. Show and ...more

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Rob Sonic is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Hip hop music Rob Sonic is a hip hop artist from The Bronx. He is a member of Sonic Sum and Hail Mary Mallon.

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Mario Vazquez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Pop music, Rhythm and blues Mario Vasquez is an actor.

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Xtreme is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx
Urban contemporary, Latin American music, Bachata Xtreme was an American music group consisting of members Danny Mejia and Steven Tejada of Dominican descent. The group focuses on the Latin genre bachata. Xtreme was formed in 2003 and since ...more