Jamaican hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop that originated in Jamaica in the early 2000s. It is characterized by its fusion of traditional Jamaican music with elements of American hip hop, resulting in a unique sound that blends dancehall rhythms, reggae beats, and trap-style production. The lyrics often focus on themes of social commentary, political issues, and personal struggles, delivered in a distinct Jamaican patois. The genre has gained popularity in recent years, with artists such as Popcaan, Skeng, and Alkaline leading the charge.
Here is a list of jamaican hip hop artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the jamaican hip hop genre. You can find out what jamaican hip hop genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.