Top 10 Oakland Rappers

The Top Ten

1 2Pac 2Pac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

lived in oaklnd for some time

The best overall that ever did it.

Oakland in the house.

LOVE THAT RAPPER

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2 Yukmouth

former memeber of the Luniz

Underrated legend

Lyrically speaking yuk is on par with pac, not better than pac but on par. Listen to all his stuff from thd early luniz to the thug lord stuff. Bars, lyricism he a beast.

3 Mac Dre Mac 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

Get in the building, and feel yourself

Taught us all how to live our life's as hyphy as can be. T

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4 Too $hort

raised in oakland most of his life

Too short only blew up because of coming out with the ghetto. Prior to that, he was known as a foul mouth, disrespectful to women, with nothing positive to say. He has no lyrical skills. Rumor has it, that while doing community service in emeryville, he ran across a city worker, and was given a tape to a young lyricist. He stoled her lyrics and came out with the ghetto the following year.

The Dangerous Crew didn't get nearly enough representation on this list.

Short dogg in the house

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5 The Jacka

The best of all time

Rip jacka we miss the jacka like we miss Mac dre seagram and rappin ron

Speaks for the hoods! Ups and downs intelligent deep minded. Rapper best of all time underground bay rapper.R.I. P to the Dopest foreal! The jacka of mob figaz

6 Messy Marv

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

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7 Richie Rich

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

Richie Rich is one of the Bay Area Legendary Lengends. "Oakland"

Dubble r is the best rapper of the world for me.FRENCH FAN. THANKS RICH

8 E-40 E-40 Earl Stevens better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Vallejo, California.

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.

Just dope

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9 G Eazy

G-Eazy needs to be number 2

Straight from the bay

New/old combo of rap

Worldwide Icon

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10 Del Tha Funkee Homosapien

most underated rapper in the bay area

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

The whole Hieroglyphics crew should be in the top 5! Word play second to none! Well E-40 has crazy slang and original delivery but, from ValleyJoe! Tupac was born on the Least Coast! All in all, HIERO!

The Contenders

11 Dru Down

The best of the Bay!

12 Shock 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

13 Philthy Rich

Philthy Rich one of the hottest rappers in the bay at the moment along with Joe Blow. Both from Oakland

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14 Keak Da Sneak
15 Rappin' 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!

16 Idaho J Doe

Rip T.T I be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death one Thu day that shall b

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17 M.C. Hammer

Went Platnum some many times that I can't count

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18 San Quinn
19 Boots 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

20 Kreayshawn
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