Songs The Best Rap Songs About California  

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When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rap songs about California, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good California hip hop songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rap songs with California, Cali, or Los Angeles in the title or lyrics. Kendrick Lamar and N.W.A. have songs specifically about Compton, while LL Cool J raps about the state in his hit “Going Back to Cali.” 

You can add your own music to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rap songs about California that aren't already on the poll.

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70 23
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44 14
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3
33 7
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23 6
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Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar

5
22 6
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Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre

6
24 8
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Tupac Shakur, Val Young

7
22 12
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The Notorious B.I.G.

8
11 7
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The Game

9
9 5
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Daz Dillinger, Lil Wayne, Birdman

10
5 4
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LL Cool J

11
5 4
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Too $hort, E-40, DJ Upgrade

12
5 4
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Three 6 Mafia, Cutthroat, Project Pat

13
2 1
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Kendrick Lamar

14
3 3
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The Game

15
7 8
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Brotha Lynch Hung

16
1 2
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17
1 3
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Kottonmouth Kings

18
1 3
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De La Soul, The Black Eyed Peas

19
1 5
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Jayceon Terrell Taylor

20
1 5
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Tyga