The 12 Best West Coast Rappers of All Time, Ranked

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When it comes to West Coast rappers, there's no denying the seismic impact they've collectively had on hip-hop's landscape. From the birth of gangsta rap to the G-funk era and beyond, the best West Coast rappers have been instrumental in evolving the sound, style, and swagger of hip-hop. Their narratives, infused with vivid depictions of life on the streets, social consciousness, and political commentary, have been etched into the annals of music history. Here, we pay homage to the 12 best West Coast rappers who have cemented their legacy.

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12. MC Eiht

Top Song: "Streiht Up Menace" (1993)

11. E-40

Top Song: "Tell Me When to Go" (2006)

10. Nate Dogg

Top Song: "I Got Love" (2001)

9. Warren G

Top Song: "Regulate" (feat. Nate Dogg) (1994)

8. Too $hort

Top Song: "Blow the Whistle" (2006)

7. Kendrick Lamar

Top Song: "HUMBLE." (2017)

6. Ice Cube

Top Song: "It Was A Good Day" (1992)

5. Snoop Dogg

Top Song: "Gin & Juice" (1994)

4. Eazy-E

Top Song: "Real Muthaphuckkin G's" (1993)

3. Dr. Dre

Top Song: "Still D.R.E." (feat. Snoop Dogg) (1999)

2. N.W.A

Top Song: "Straight Outta Compton" (1988)

1. 2Pac

Top Song: "California Love" (feat. Dr. Dre) (1995)

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