Hip-Hop The Best G-Funk Rappers  

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At the onset of gangster rap and west coast rap, there was a subgenre that emerged that captured the laidback vibes of the hip hop of that time. G-Funk was much smoother and slower than generic west coast rap, and G Funk rappers were some of the most popular 90s musicians. In fact, G-Funk rappers ruled the album charts during this time as well. That time, also known as the G-Funk era, was heavily influenced by the earlier Bay Area-based sound, which was known to many as Mobb music. Many people associate G-Funk rappers with Los Angeles, but the Bay played a big part in shaping the sound.

So, who is the best G-Funk rapper? The OG of G-Funk is none other than Dr. Dre. Though now he's known as a mogul whose reach goes well beyond the music spectrum, Dre's beats that originated with N.W.A. helped usher in the G-Funk era and allowed for G-Funk rappers, G-Funk artists and G-Funk groups to rise to power. Some of Dr. Dre's most prominent proteges are some of rap music's biggest names. Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Nate Dogg are some of the biggest G-Funk rappers. Let's not forget about the likes of Ice Cube and even Coolio as part of the top G-Funk artists.

That said, it's up to you to determine who should be called the best G-Funk rapper. If you see someone who should be on this list and isn't, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best g-funk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest g-funk musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular g-funk bands that you might've heard of (38 items)
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165 36
Nate Dogg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

2
141 31
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap

3
132 30
Warren G is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

4
131 30
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap

5
101 28
Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

6
105 34
Eazy-E is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Gangsta rap

7
80 23
DJ Quik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Rock music, G-funk

8
98 36
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

9
75 23
N.W.A is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

10
58 18
Tha Dogg Pound is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
cmontalvo62092 added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

11
37 14
Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
cmontalvo62092 added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

12
40 21
Too $hort is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dirty rap

13
26 12
Spice 1 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
cmontalvo62092 added Hip hop music, Ragga, Gangsta rap

14
14 5
MC Eiht is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Aztlan Califero added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

15
33 23
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
charles-blanchette added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

16
17 8
B.G. Knocc Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
darthbare added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk

17
11 5
The Dove Shack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Aztlan Califero added Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop

18
11 5
Celly Cel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
darthbare added Hip hop music, Hyphy

19
18 12
E-40 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
darthbare added Hip hop music, Mobb Music, Hyphy

20
25 19
Coolio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

21
13 9
Dresta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
darthbare added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

22
10 6
Luniz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
darthbare added Hip hop music

23
6 4
Suga Free is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Aztlan Califero added West Coast hip hop

24
5 3
RBL Posse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Aztlan Califero added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

25
8 7
Vontel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Funk Rappers
Aztlan Califero added