Hip-Hop The Best Rappers From Long Beach  

Ranker Hip Hop
214 votes 37 voters 24 items

List Rules Only rappers born or raised in Long Beach, California.

From new artists to some of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, here are the best rappers from Long Beach. Including both solo artists, like Snoop Dogg and Vince Staples, and hip hop groups, like 213 and Foesum, this list of the most popular Long Beach rappers features rap artists who were born or raised in the California city. Known for their style of West Coast hip hop, these famous LB rappers also popularized other rap subgenres, like G-funk and gangsta rap. Who are the top Long Beach rappers of all-time?

Vote up the best hip hop artists from Long Beach, and add any other Long Beach rappers if they're missing from this list. 

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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American recording artist and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992, when he was discovered ...more

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Warren G is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Warren Griffin III, better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer. He is best known for his debut 1994 single, "Regulate", which ...more

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Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Delmar Drew Arnaud, better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Long Beach, California. Dillinger is best known for his ...more

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Vince Staples is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Vincent Jamal Staples (born July 2, 1993) is an American rapper from the Ramona Park area of North Long Beach, California. He is a member of the hip hop trio Cutthroat Boyz alongside fellow ...more

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Nate Dogg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, better known by his stage name Nate Dogg, was an American singer, rapper, and actor. He was noted for his membership in rap trio 213 and his solo career in which he ...more

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Goldie Loc is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Keiwan Deshawn Spillman better known by his stage name Goldie Loc is a rapper who is a member of Tha Eastsidaz with Snoop Dogg and Tray Deee.

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Zack de la Rocha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Zacharías Manuel "Zack" de la Rocha is an US musician, poet, rapper, and activist best known as the vocalist and lyricist of rap metal band Rage Against the Machine from ...more

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213 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
213 was an American hip hop group from Long Beach, California composed of Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Nate Dogg. The name "213" comes from Los Angeles' original telephone area code. Their ...more

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Bad Azz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Jamarr Antonio Stamps, better known by the stage name Bad Azz, is an American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, also known as DPGC.

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O.T. Genasis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Odis Oliver Flores, better known by the stage name O.T. Genasis, is an American hip hop recording artist.

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Lil C-Style is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach

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$tupid Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Alex Pham (born October 3, 1992), better known as $tupid Young, is an American rapper from Long Beach, California. He is best known for his songs "Mando" and "Trust Nobody."

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Domino is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Shawn Antoine Ivy, known as Domino, is an American rapper born in 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised in Long Beach, California. Being a Crip himself, he auditioned for the Bloods & ...more

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Foesum is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Foesum is an American hip hop group whose members included T-Dubb, MNMsta and DJ Glaze. They recorded an album on Penalty/Tommy Boy Records called Perfection. Perfection was released on October ...more

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Eric Collins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Eric Dwayne Collins better known by his stage name RBX, is a rapper and R&B singer from Long Beach, California. Contrary to popular belief, Collins is not related to funk legend Bootsy ...more

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Knoc-Turn'Al is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Royal Harbor, known by stage name Knoc-turn'al, is a songwriter and rapper.

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Terrace Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Terrace Martin
Terrace Martin is a hip hop producer and rapper from Los Angeles, California. He has produced beats for artists including Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Kendrick Lamar, Kurupt, Lalah Hathaway, Talib ...more

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Priest
Priest Joseph Brooks, better known by his stage name Soopafly, is a hip hop producer and rapper from Long Beach, California. He is an associate of the DPGC.

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Lil' Half Dead is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Donald Smith, better known by his stage name Lil' ½ Dead, is an American hip hop recording artist from Long Beach, California. Smith's moniker is based on the character Half Dead, in the ...more

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Twinz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
The Twinz are a hip hop duo from Long Beach, California, consisting of twin brothers Deon "Trip Locc" Williams and Dewayne "Wayniac" Williams. After working with Warren G on ...more

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Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Christopher Breaux, better known by his stage name Frank Ocean, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. Ocean started his career as a ghostwriter for artists such as Justin Bieber, Damienn ...more

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Big Tray Deee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Tracy Lamar Davis (born April 27, 1966), better known by his stage name Big Tray Deee, is an American rapper who was once signed to Death Row Records and later signed with Snoop Dogg's label ...more

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Battlecat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Kevin Gilliam, better known by his stage name Battlecat, is an American hip hop producer from Long Beach, California.

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Crooked I is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers From Long Beach
Dominick Wickliffe (born September 23, 1978), better known by his stage name Crooked I or KXNG Crooked, is an American rapper from Long Beach, California. He is best known as a former member of ...more