The 10 Best Los Angeles Anthems

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

"It Was a Good Day," Ice Cube

After years of warnings, boasts and laments about L.A.'s dark, violent side, Ice Cube landed the biggest hit of his long career with a rare glimpse of the good life, South Central style — hitting switches in a drop-top, smoking chronic with a high-school crush and watching the Lakers in top form. 

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