Wu-Tang Clan: Wu-Tang Clan, with members like RZA, GZA, and Method Man, revolutionized hardcore hip-hop with their distinctive sound.
Tech N9ne: Tech N9ne's rapid-fire delivery and intricate rhyme schemes have made him a standout figure in hardcore hip-hop.
Scarface: Scarface's introspective and streetwise lyricism has made him a respected figure in hardcore hip-hop.
DMX: DMX's intense delivery and raw authenticity made him a force in hardcore hip-hop. His debut album "It's Dark and Hell Is Hot" solidified his impact.
Onyx: Onyx, with members like Sticky Fingaz and Fredro Starr, brought an aggressive and energetic style to hardcore hip-hop.
Mobb Deep: Mobb Deep, consisting of Prodigy and Havoc, is synonymous with gritty New York hardcore hip-hop.
Immortal Technique: Immortal Technique is known for his politically charged lyrics and unflinching social commentary.
Jedi Mind Tricks: Jedi Mind Tricks, led by Vinnie Paz, gained acclaim for their complex lyricism and dark, atmospheric production.