Welcome to the index of this encyclopedia. There are a lot of important names on this page. Northwest rappers, beatmakers, producers. Musicians. Singers. Scroll down and click any one of the 1,984 names on this page and you can read all about them. This encyclopedia is an amazing resource to help you learn more about the history of hip-hop in the Northwest.
Where to start? We've written some slightly longer profiles of the 75 artists who make the most number of appearances across our museum's 1,000+ item art collection of Northwest vinyl, CDs, cassettes and hip-hop movies spanning the years 1981 to 2020. Click on any individual name to learn more about that person's many contributions to hip-hop culture through the years.
On this pag, you'll find a list of 1,984 names—everybody who has work in the museum collection—sorted alphabetically. Click on any name to learn more about that person's contributions to Northwest hip-hop.AJ Suede Amos Miller BeanOne Beyond Reality (Kylea) Blake Anthony Blue Scholars Budo Byrdie Candidt Choklate D.Black Dave B Def Dee DJ blesOne DJ Topspin DoNormaal E-Dawg Eugenius (DJ E) Fatal Lucciauno Felicia Loud Funk Daddy (Greg B) Gabriel Teodros Gatsby Ghetto Chilldren Gifted Gab Greg Cypher Grynch Ishmael Butler (Butterfly) J'Von J. Pinder Jace Jake One Jarv Dee Jerm JFK JusMoni Justo Khingz Kid Sensation King Khazm Kung Foo Grip LA (Language Arts) Macklemore MistaDC Monk Wordsmith Mr. Hentvii (Eff Is H) Nacho Picasso Onry Ozzborn Parisalexa Prometheus Brown (Geologic) Rave Holly Rik Rude Rob Castro Romaro Franceswa Ryan "RC" Croone Sabzi SassyBlack Shabazz Palaces Silas Blak Silver Shadow D Sir Mix-A-Lot Smoke Source of Labor Specswizard Stas Thee Boss Suntonio Bandanaz (Asun) Supreme La Rock Tay Sean Tendai Maraire THEESatisfaction Thig Nat Vitamin D Wojack (MC Deff) Wordsayer (J. Moore) Xperience
TOWN LOVE is an online art museum dedicated to celebrating the vibrant past and present of Northwest Hip-Hop. You can browse by artist or browse by year, or pick any intriguing work from the museum highlights grid below.