List of Compton gangsta rap bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as gangsta rap solo artists from Compton are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Compton music that you've never heard before. The gangsta rap bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Compton. If you think the best Compton gangsta rap band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
List features bands like Dr. Dre, N.W.A.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular gangsta rap bands from Compton?" and "Which gangsta rap bands started in Compton?" then this list will answer your questions.