The 10 Best Los Angeles Anthems

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

"Hollywood Swinging," Kool & the Gang

The funky guitar-and-bass interplay and amazing horn charts on this 1973 ode to "the city of the stars, movies, women and cars" gave these Jersey City boys their first No. 1 R&B single.

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