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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

…Coming soon.