List of people from Compton, California

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This article lists notable people who are natives of Compton, California, or have been residents of the city.

Civic leaders[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Rappers[edit]

  • Dr. Dre – rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, N.W.A

References[edit]

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