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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. {#nodes}
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  • 1
    Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Jennifer Lopez

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsJenny From the Block, J.Lo, Dance Again, On the 6, Rebirth

    Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), nicknamed "J-Lo", is an American actress, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Carly Simon

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsChristmas Is Almost Here, Christmas Is Almost Here Again, Spoiled Girl, Coming Around Again, Hotcakes

    Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Ace Frehley

    Glam metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsAce Frehley, Anomaly, Frehley's Comet, Second Sighting, Trouble Walkin'

    Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley (; born April 27, 1951) is an American musician and songwriter best... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Bobby Darin

    Rock music, Swing music

    AlbumsBeyond the Sea: The Very Best of Bobby Darin, You're the Reason I'm Living / I Wanna Be Around, Bobby Darin Sings Doctor Doolitle / Born Walden Robert Cassotto, Great Gentlemen of Song: Spotlight On..., Oh! Look at Me Now

    Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Remy Ma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Remy Ma

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsThere's Something About Remy: Based on a True Story, Streetsweepers Present: The Best of Remy Martin, Remy's Back, There's Something About Remy: Chopped and Screwed Version, Whats My Name

    Reminisce Mackie (née Smith; May 30, 1980), known professionally as Remy Ma, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Afrika Bambaataa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Afrika Bambaataa

    Hip hop music, Disco

    AlbumsAfrika Shox, Planet Rock: The Album, World Destruction, Electro Funk Breakdown, Dark Matter Moving at the Speed of Light

    Afrika Bambaataa (; born Lance Taylor; April 17, 1957) is an American disc jockey, rapper,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Fat Joe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Fat Joe

    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop

    AlbumsJealous One's Envy, Represent, Don Cartagena, All or Nothing, Loyalty

    Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Phil Spector is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Phil Spector

    Girl group, Pop music

    AlbumsA Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector, Back to Mono (1958-1969), Phil Spector's Flips and Rarities, Phil Spector: It Felt Like a Kiss (disc 1), Phil Spector Presents the Philles Album Collection

    Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Joey Kramer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Joey Kramer

    Blues-rock, Rock music
    Joseph Michael Kramer (born June 21, 1950) is the American drummer for the hard rock band... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Kool Keith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Kool Keith

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

    AlbumsDr. Octagon, Instrumentalyst: Octagon Beats, Diesel Truckers, First Come, First Served

    Keith Matthew Thornton (born October 7, 1963), better known by his stage name Kool Keith, is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Melvin Glover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Melvin Glover

    Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop

    AlbumsKings of the Streets: The Definitive Anthology, Adventures on the Wheels of Steel, Message From Beat Street: The Best of Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & the Furious Five, Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five

    Melvin Glover (born May 15, 1961), better known by his stage name Melle Mel () and Grandmaster... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Grandmaster Caz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Grandmaster Caz

    Hip hop music, Rap music

    AlbumsMC Delight (Casanova’s Revenge), Wild Style!, Mid Life Crisis

    Curtis Fisher better known by his stage name Grandmaster Caz, is an American rapper,... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Eydie Gorme is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Eydie Gorme

    Swing music, Traditional pop music

    Albums18 Grandes Exitos, AMOR, Más canciones de amor, You Need Hands / Dormi-Dormi-Dormi, I Feel So Spanish!

    Eydie Gormé (born Edith Gormezano; August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013) was an American singer... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Frankie Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Frankie Knuckles

    Disco, House music

    AlbumsUnited DJs of the World, Choice: A Collection of Classics, Ministry of Sound: Sessions 6, Best of Frankie Knuckles, Beyond the Mix

    Francis Warren Nicholls, Jr. (January 18, 1955 – March 31, 2014), better known as Frankie... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Cory Gunz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Cory Gunz

    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Peter Cory Pankey, Jr. (born June 22, 1987), better known by his stage name Cory Gunz, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Swizz Beatz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Swizz Beatz

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

    AlbumsOne Man Band Man, G.H.E.T.T.O Stories, Money in the Bank, Haute Living, It's Me Bitches

    Kasseem Dean (born September 13, 1978), known professionally as Swizz Beatz, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Kool DJ Herc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Kool DJ Herc

    Hip hop music
    Clive Campbell (born April 16, 1955), better known by his stage name DJ Kool Herc, is a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Funky 4 + 1 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Funky 4 + 1

    Hip hop music, Rap music

    AlbumsRappin' and Rocking the House, Do You Want to Rock (Before I Let Go), That's the Joint, That's the Joint

    Funky Four Plus One was the first hip hop group from The Bronx, New York, United States to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Clipse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Clipse

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsHell Hath No Fury, Lord Willin', Til the Casket Drops, Exclusive Audio Footage, We Got the Remix

    Clipse is an American hip hop duo, formed by brothers Gene "No Malice" Thornton and Terrence... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Coko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Coko

    Christian music, House music

    AlbumsGrateful, Always Coko, A Coko Christmas, Hot Coko, The Winner in Me

    Cheryl Elizabeth Gamble (born June 13, 1970), better known by her stage name Coko, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Kidd Creole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Kidd Creole

    Hip hop music
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  • 22
    Black Sheep is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Black Sheep

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsA Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, 8WM/Novakane, Strobelite Honey, From the Black Pool of Genius, Non-Fiction

    Black Sheep is a hip hop duo from Queens, New York, composed of Andres "Dres" Titus and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    P-Star is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    P-Star

    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Priscilla Star Diaz (born June 13, 1994), known by her stage name MISSPSTAR, formerly known as... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Camp Lo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Camp Lo

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsUptown Saturday Night, Black Hollywood, Let's Do It Again, Black Nostaljack (A.K.A. Come on), Another Heist

    Camp Lo is an American hip hop duo, formed in 1995, which hails from The Bronx, New York. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from The Bronx

    Sean Altman

    Power pop, Comedy

    AlbumsSeanDEMOnium, alt.mania

    Sean Altman (born May 9, 1961) is an American musician and songwriter. He is a founder and... more on Wikipedia

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