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