California Dreamin’: Best West Coast Albums

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It’s pretty easy to distinguish rap albums by regions. The East Coast had that boom-bap type of rap, while the West Coast dominated the gangsta style for years. That’s what made Cali such an indomitable force in rap. A lot of rappers were able to usurp the throne from the East Coast because they brought that hardcore sound. Need examples, check below.

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Here are the Best West Coast Albums Of All-Time


The Game – The Documentary

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In 2005, The Game released his debut endeavor The Documentary and made a huge splash in hip hop. Dr. Dre’s protege delivering hard-hitting bangers from front to back including the 50 Cent-assisted smash, “How We Do.”

West Side With Attitude

The Game at the BET AWARDS ’14 – Radio Broadcast Center – Day 1

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In 2005, The Game released his debut endeavor The Documentary and made a huge splash in hip hop. Dr. Dre’s protege delivering hard-hitting bangers from front to back including the 50 Cent-assisted smash, “How We Do.”

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