hip-hop The Best Rappers from Compton  

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List Rules Only famous hip hop artists from Compton, CA

Compton, a small city located a few miles south of downtown LA, has a rich and vibrant history and continues to leave its mark on popular culture as hip hop’s west coast mecca. These are the best rappers from Compton. While it’s generally believed the LA scene came together around the same time as rap took hold in New York, the West Coast didn’t exactly hit its stride until the late 80s with the arrival of N.W.A. After that, the floodgates opened. Throughout the 90s, gangsta rap was the most popular sub genre of hip hop and Compton was its ground zero.

But everybody has to grow up. By the 2000s, interest in gansta rap waned. Dre and other Compton rappers, who were only getting older, branched out as businessmen and film stars. West coast hip hop hasn’t died, however. Rappers like Kendrick Lamar still carry the torch and continue to influence a new generation.

Vote for your favorite Compton rapper below, and be sure to add anyone we forgot to the list! Who is your favorite Compton Hip hop artist?

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N.W.A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
N.W.A Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

2
1,068 181
Easy E is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton

3
1,177 206
Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Ice Cube Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

4
1,505 330
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Kendrick Lamar Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

5
1,057 201
Dre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Dr. Dre Hip hop music

6
417 217
MC Ren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
MC Ren Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

7
444 226
YG is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
YG Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, West Coast hip hop

8
374 175
The Game is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
The Game Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B

9
292 176
Coolio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Coolio Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

10
256 150
MC Eiht is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
MC Eiht Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

11
286 161
DJ Quik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
DJ Quik Hip hop music, Rock music, G-funk

12
175 114
Compton's Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Compton's Most Wanted Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

13
112 33
Game is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
linus0707 added Game

14
139 112
B.G. Knocc Out is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
B.G. Knocc Out Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

The Greatest White Rappers of All Time

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172 136
Lil' Eazy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Lil' Eazy

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158 129
DJ Mustard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton

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104 108
Dresta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Dresta Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

18
239 258
Tyga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Tyga Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rap

19
78 97
Hi-C is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Hi-C Hip hop music, Pop rap, West Coast hip hop

20
88 105
Arabian Prince is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Arabian Prince Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electro

21
70 92
King Tee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
King Tee Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop

The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

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66 90
2nd II None is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
2nd II None Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop

23
68 92
Guerilla Black is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Guerilla Black West Coast hip hop

24
56 79
Spider Loc is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Spider Loc Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop

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49 78
Nationwide Rip Ridaz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Nationwide Rip Ridaz Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

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48 77
TQ is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
TQ Rhythm and blues

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49 81
Tweedy Bird Loc is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Tweedy Bird Loc Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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40 79
Menajahtwa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Menajahtwa Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

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44 86
Greydon Square is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
Greydon Square Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rap music

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8 7
MC Chill is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
RobertLinkSmith added MC Chill West Coast hip hop

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7 7
Big2daboy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Rappers from Compton
RobertLinkSmith added Big2daboy