213 is notable in rap culture for being referenced by prominent rappers in the 1980s as the area code at the time of Compton and Long Beach. Both cities were split into 310 upon its creation in 1991. In 1997, 562 was split from 310, taking Long Beach with it.
also, a rap group that has existed for ten years but has only put out their debut album this year.
Still got love for the streets, repping 213
Still the beat bangs, still doing my thang
Since I left, ain't too much changed, still