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For a complete list of albums in the collection for each artist, see the "finding aid" below.We will update this list as we add to the collection.

To listen to these recordings, please visit our Archival Jukebox in Suzzallo-Allen Library on the UW Seattle campus. Located on the 3rd floor of Allen Library South, it's free to use and open to all to use. 

If you find any errors or misspellings of artists' names, know of artists that should be included in the collection, have questions about the Archive, or want to donate your recordings to the UW, please contact us: ethnoarc@uw.edu or call (206) 616-1210.

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A-Rawlo
Abyssinian Creole
Air 2 A Bird
Amos Miller
Art of Verse
Big World Breaks
Black Stax
Blue Scholars
Boom Bap Project
Cancer Rising
Central Intelligence
Champagne Champagne
Che-V
Choklate
Common Market
Crisis NW
D Valley
D.A. _A.S.C.
D'Black
Decurrian
Dim Mak
DJ B-Girl
DJ Risk One
Don't Talk To The Cops!
DP Durranged Pitt
Dyme Def
Eastern Parallel
Frameworks
Fresh Espresso
Freshcoast Variety
Gabriel Teodros
Gameboy
Garnette
Gmk
Grayskul
Grynch
Helladope
Homegrown
J. Pinder
Jake One
Jamil Suleman
JT the Bigga Figga
Juga Hill
JusMoni
K.R.U.E
Katie Kate
Khingz
Kid Sensation
Knot Impressed
Knowmads
Knox Family
Kore Ionz
Language Arts

M-Z

Macklemore
Mad Rad 
Mad Season
Malice & Mario Sweat
Merman & Jamal
Metal Chocolates
Moorphues Magnetik
Nam
Natural Truth 206
Neezie Pleaze
Nitro Fresh
Notion A
One Be Lo
Optimus Rhyme
Othello
Petty-P
Physics
Populis
RA Scion
Ricky Pharoe & Tru-ID
Rockwell Powers & Ill Pill
Saturday Knights
Scribes
Seance
Shabazz Palaces
Shapeshifters
Shaprece
Silas Blak
Sir Mix-A-Lot
Sirens Echo
Sleep of Oldominion
The SOL
Soul Merchant Guerilla Tribe
Soul Merchants
Soul Plasma
Source of Labor
Specs One
State of the Artist
Taybot
THEESatisfaction
Theoretic
TomPepe
UGM
80's Baby (AKA Gameboy)

Searching the Catalog

The best way to find CDs in the catalog currently is to search for the artist. To see an overview of Northwest Hip Hop albums, search "Music   Northwest, Pacific" AND "Rap (Music)" (all one search, AND capitalized, extra space between Music and Northwest)