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Long Beach is a city in Southern California, on the Pacific coast, and is the 36th-largest city in the US. It had a population of 462,257 in 2010. Its port is the United States' second busiest container port and among the world's largest shipping ports. Long Beach also has a large oil industry with wells underground and offshore. Downtown Long Beach is located 22 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles, though the two border each other on Long Beach's southwestern portion.
Long Beach is famously the point of origin for bands and musicians such as The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jenni Rivera, T.S.O.L., Sublime, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Warren G, Tha Dogg Pound, Knoc-Turn'al, the Long Beach Dub Allstars, Avi Buffalo, Crystal Antlers, The Emperors, The Pyramids, Crooked I and Vince Staples.