Jazzy Hiphop Artists

Jazz-hop has been a huge part of hiphop culture wether we know it or not. Though many artists were not classified as jazz-hop artists, they have used elements of jazz in their hiphop. The following lists presents artists, who have dedicated almost entire albums (or more) to the jazz-hop sound and have done it well.

A list of the greatest Hiphop Artists to have infused jazz with hiphop. (Active Twitter accounts are included in this list.)

1980’s

– Gangstarr

– Stetasonic

1990’s

– Beatnuts

– Big L

Common Sense

– Digable Planets

– Freestyle Fellowship

– Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth

Souls of Mischief

Tribe Called Quest

– The Roots

2000’s

DJ Mitsu the Beats (Japan)

– Hocus Pocus (France)

Kero One

Madlib

– Nujabes

People Under the Stairs

– Sound Providers

2010’s

– Joey Bada$$

– Logic