Best West Coast Rappers Bands/Musicians
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Best West Coast Rappers

West coast hip hop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good west coast hip hop bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top west coast hip hop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. West coast hip hop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all west coast hip hop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest west coast hip hop bands of all time, since the most famous west coast hip hop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best west coast hip hop music.

You can click on the west coast hip hop band names to see more information about that particular notable west coast hip hop group. If they're near the top of the best west coast hip hop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top west coast hip hop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the west coast hip hop band names themselves.

With items ranging from Tupac Shakur to Snoop Dogg, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites. Help out your favorites on this list by upvoting them to the top of the list. Is Dr. Dre a better choice for the top of the list than N.W.A? Vote accordingly.

All important, significant and iconic names in west coast hip hop music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new west coast hip hop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of west coast hip hop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into west coast hip hop music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good west coast hip hop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent west coast hip hop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best west coast hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest west coast hip hop musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular west coast hip hop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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