The 10 Best Los Angeles Anthems

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  • Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar
  • The Game, 50 Cent
  • Dr. Dre
  • Bill Withers
  • DJ Quik
  • Kool & the Gang
  • 2Pac
  • Dr. Dre
  • N.W.A.
  • Ice Cube
  • Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre

The Top 10 Los Angeles Anthems

Dr. Dre, Game and Snoop Dogg may have crowned Kendrick Lamar the new king of L.A., but they all had one thing that he doesn't — a true hometown anthem. Until now. Earlier this week, K-Dot leaked "Compton," a triumphant duet with Dre produced by Just Blaze. "Ain't no city quite like mine," the hook declares, before morphing into a Roger Troutman–inspired vocoder outro. Here, inspired by Kendrick and his upcoming major-label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city, we're counting down the top 10 L.A. anthems to standd the test of time. Get your W's ready. —Alex Gale

(Photos from left: Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup, John Sciulli/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

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