Top 10 Oakland Rappers

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lived in oaklnd for some time

Oakland in the house.

2Too $hort

raised in oakland most of his life

Too short as a former probation officer and a current educator I recall when Todd shaw and mark curry were just up and coming up on oakland and performed kuvy pumps slaps making snaps take kare

Too $hort is the best but I would have loved to see Spice 1 and Rappin Ron (RIP) on this list.. and maybe give Ant Banks at least a shout out

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3Mac Dre

Mac dre is best rapper of all time if you were growing up late 90s early 2000s and into that kinda stuff then Mac dre was like a God I never danced other than slow dances with girls until I heard Mac dre. We were going crazy at the club at the house party in the Parding lot at a red light on the bay bridge stuck in traffic where ever we were dre was playing and we were going crazy dre taught me how to feel myself and I ve been doing it ever since its hella sad he died or else everyone wod be lovin him now even more Mac dre all day boi

R.I. P mac drizzle one of the biggest bay area rappers


former memeber of the Luniz

5The Jacka
6Messy Marv

Rappin 4 tay! That Bay Area sound was tight back on the day straight like that!

7Richie Rich

Living Legend, Bay Icon, D-Boy extraordinaire! Kandy paint, gold ones, vogues, Zapco. Haha! Enough said


E forty is the top of the list keepin the bay way cracking hands down

E40 is good but not from Oakland... He from Vallejo!

He is just a good rapper. And he represents Oakland ca.

9Del Tha Funkee Homosapien

most underated rapper in the bay area

Underrated emcee. Member of the Hieroglyphics and cousin of Ice Cube. Really dope... Mistadobalina!

10Dru Down

The best of the Bay!

The Contenders

11Shock G

Founder of Digital Underground as wall as tupac

Great rapper although just like those, he was east coast. Shock grew up in Florida and brooklyn

12Rappin' 4-Tay

Is there an opinion needed, come on his name says it all. If your too stupid to know what it means look up.

Old school player that's all I got 2 day!

13Philthy Rich

What's up my name is dylan Garcia or dmoney

14Keak Da Sneak
15Idaho J Doe
16M.C. Hammer

Went Platnum some many times that I can't count

17G Eazy

New/old combo of rap

G-Eazy is the homie

18San Quinn
19Boots Riley

Boots Riley and The Coup is some of the funkiest and politically aware hip hop still to this day. Great flow and lyricism.

Tremendous text making sense, goof flow, music style on stage from funk to punk, humor and genrosity. Great artist... Welcome in Europe

20Fatha Dom
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List StatsUpdated 7 Oct 2015

300 votes
36 listings
5 years, 47 days old

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