Are you a hip hop lover? Hip hop is a very widespread musical genre, it is not only music but it has become a subculture. Although it originated in the outskirts of New York City, this genre has reached other countries such as New York, which has a wide variety of urban artists. MexicoDo you want to know the best Mexican hip hop singers? In Topfestivales we tell you about them.
Mexican hip hop artists you need to know about
Hip hop is an urban genre that, although it was born in New York City, has become one of the most international, listened to all over the world. Specifically in Mexico, this genre began to develop its rhythms in the 80s, when the first rap bands began to form, one of the styles of this urban music. Little by little, this country has seen the emergence of many artists in the hip hop sphere, so from Topfestivales, we bring you a selection of the best Mexican hip hop singers. Do you want to discover who they are?
Jezzy P is a Mexican artist of the independent hip hop genre and is considered to be one of the leading female rap artists, both in Mexico and internationally. The music and songs of this singer move through the styles of urban music such as hip hop and rap.
This artist was one of the first generation of Mexican female rappers that emerged in the late 90s, and was also the creator of one of the first female rap groups called 'Pollos Rudos'. In addition, she is also one of the main promoters of female hip hop, since 2009 she heads the collective "Mujeres Trabajando" that supports the work of women and tries to open more spaces for emerging artists of the urban scene.
Cuánto Tienes Cuánto Vales, Kintsugi, En Pie de Guerra, La Isla Dos or Que Me Mientas, are some of the most popular songs of this Mexican hip hop singer. What are you waiting for to listen to them and add them to your playlist? They're real hits ;)
Control Machete was a Mexican hip hop group, specifically from Monterrey, who broke up and stopped their musical activity in 2004. Despite this, it is an important group to talk about since they released some of the most emblematic songs of Mexican hip hop like "De Perros Amores".
In their songs you can appreciate a fusion between culture and typical music from the north of Mexico with the rhythms of the urban hip hop genre. In addition, they were part of the musical movement that flooded the city of Monterrey known as Avanzada Regia, which stood out for its musical variety and for being the first generation of alternative bands.
Comprendes, Mendes, Si Señor, Cumbia Sobre El Rio, Ileso, Andamos Armados Mucho Barato and De Perros Amores are some of the most listened to songs by this Mexican hip hop group. Do any of them ring a bell?
Niña Dioz is a 21 year old artist from Monterrey, Mexico. This artist is a demonstration of the musical talent that exists in Mexico in the hip hopgenre.
This singer started composing her own songs when she was only 6 years old, and at the age of 17 she stepped on stage for the first time and began to lean towards the urban style of rap. But it wasn't until 2009 that she made her debut outside of her hometown, in the United States at SXSW. Since then, this artist has gained international recognition.
She has shared the stage with great Mexican artists like Julieta Venegas and Cartel de Santa, and with others like Sonidero Nacional, Chicote, Plastilina Mosh, Chojin or Beatnuts. In addition, Mezcal, Kamikaze, Salsa, Ratatá or No Puedes Parar, are some of the most known and listened songs of this Mexican hip hop singer.
Have any of them earned to be added to your playlist? You can tell us about it in the comments.
Akwid, formerly known as Juvenile Style, is a music group from Mexico that fuses the urban genre of hip hop with regional Mexican music in their songs. The group is formed by rapper brothers "AK" Gomez and Sergio "Wikid" Gomez, who despite being born in Michoacan, moved to the United States, specifically to California.
The intriguing and curious sound they create between the fusion of hip hop vocals rapped over the sounds of traditional Mexican brass, has led them to win two Billboard Awards and a Latin Grammy with their work Akwid.
No Hay Manera, Es Mi Gusto, Anda y Ve Lo Dudo, Cómo Cuándo y Dónde or Sin Ti, are some of the most listened to songs by these Mexican hip hop brothers. Did you know any of their songs?
The Guadaloops is a Mexican music band that was created in 2012 by Fermín Sánchez, Fernando González, Samy Mendoza, Bernardo Pérez and Franco Genel. They have also been recognized as one of the most important bands in the rap and hip hop scene in the country.
This group creates alternative and original music through instruments such as drums, keyboard, guitar and bass with the magic touch that all of them are assembled in electronic music. Undoubtedly, a unique style of hip-hop fusion that has managed to capture the attention of many fans of the hip hopgenre.
The Guadaloops has managed to become the most innovative hip hop group in Mexico with songs like Nunca es Tarde, Somnífera, La Teoría de la Felicidad, Ven or Luminas, among others, which are also the most listened to on platforms like Spotify.
Did you already know this group of Mexican hip hop singers?