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The 20 most notable musical acts who have roots in Houston

Yardbarker Logo By Amy McCarthy of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: The most populous city in Texas, Houston is home to a seriously outsized crop of musical talent. Throughout the decades, the city's rich cultural landscape has produced a wide range of artists across genres, including legendary R&B star Beyonce, Texas Country icon Robert Earl Keen, and DJ Screw, who pioneered the city's iconic "chopped and screwed" sound. Flip through the gallery below for a look at Houston's most notable musicians and bands, which run the gamut from hip hop stars to gospel icons and everything in between.

The 20 most notable musical acts who have roots in Houston

The most populous city in Texas, Houston is home to a seriously outsized crop of musical talent. Throughout the decades, the city's rich cultural landscape has produced a wide range of artists across genres, including legendary R&B star Beyonce, Texas Country icon Robert Earl Keen, and DJ Screw, who pioneered the city's iconic "chopped and screwed" sound. 

Flip through the gallery below for a look at Houston's most notable musicians and bands, which run the gamut from hip hop stars to gospel icons and everything in between.

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