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  1. The Roots

    By Khamisi,

    The Roots are an American hip hop band formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Roots serve as the house band on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, having served in the same role on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon from 2009 to 2014. The Roots are known for a jazzy and eclectic approach to hip hop featuring live musical instruments and the group's work has consistently been met with critical accla

    Genres: Alternative Hip Hop, Conscious Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Hip Hop, Philly Rap, Political Hip Hop and Southern Hip Hop

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  2. Gang Starr

    By Khamisi,

    Gang Starr was an American hip hop duo, consisting of Texas record producer DJ Premier and Massachusetts rapper Guru. Gang Starr was at its height from 1989 to 2003 and are considered one of the best MC-and-producer duos in hip hop history. They are recognized for being one of the pioneers of jazz rap. Some of their top hits include "Mass Appeal", "Take It Personal", "Moment of Truth" and "Above The Clouds".

    Genres: Alternative Hip Hop, Conscious Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Gangster Rap, Hardcore Hip Hop, Hip Hop and Rap

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  3. 2Pac

    By Khamisi,

    Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), known professionally as 2Pac and later Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. He is widely considered one of the most influential rappers of all time. Shakur is among the best-selling music artists, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. Much of Shakur's music has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of activism against ine

    Genres: G Funk, Gangster Rap, Hip Hop, Rap and West Coast Rap

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