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The Best Rap Songs About California 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.5k votes 539 voters 35.1k views 20 items

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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Tupac Shakur, Val Young
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The Notorious B.I.G.
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Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar
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Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre
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Too $hort, E-40, DJ Upgrade
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LL Cool J
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Kendrick Lamar

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The Game
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The Game
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Daz Dillinger, Lil Wayne, Birdman
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Three 6 Mafia, Cutthroat, Project Pat
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Brotha Lynch Hung
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Kottonmouth Kings
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Jayceon Terrell Taylor
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De La Soul, The Black Eyed Peas
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Tyga