What up people! Just got back in town from a nice lil’ trip to Los Angeles this past week. Here’s a quick recap of some fun shit that went down…
First of all, I have a tradition with myself, that on every trip out to LA I have to produce a beat on the flight there. This tradition started the last time I went to LA on the flight with my homie Murph aka Gem City (Murph, if you’re reading this… I HAD to, lol). I upheld this tradition on the plane this last trip to LA, making a beat with like 4 different samples in it. (I couldn’t use a MIDI keyboard on the plane due to size, so I’m forced to do everything basically with just samples.)
Landed at LAX, greeted by my nouno who picked us up (for the non-Greeks out there, ‘nouno’ means ‘godfather’ in Greek. See? You learn something new every day), and we drove to where we were staying, a DOPE ASS spot in Manhattan beach literally like a block away from the water. (I’ll post some of the photos below…)
While in LA, I met with a lot of really dope people, and had some great meetings. Among the people I met were some members of Odd Future who we ran into while visiting the OF store in West Hollywood. That store is crazy – more skaters were in a one-block radius of that store than I’ve ever seen at one time anywhere in metro-Detroit. Also in LA, I had some great eats at Umami burger, where I’m convinced they sprinkle crack on these burgers, cuz they are TOOOOO delicious. If you ever get a chance to go there, try the Manly burger… or the Truffle burger, which I also hear is good. I’ve been there twice, and both times I left very satisfied. I didn’t really have too much time to hang out and explore LA like I wanted to because of so many meetings and stuff, but I’ll save all that for next trip. I can’t really give ya’ll too many details of who I met with, but I can say that everything was very positive and I’m very excited. I’m especially excited for all the fans to hear my new project (mixtape/album, whatever you want to call it), “Label Me”, which is coming very soon! I actually have a big announcement regarding the project coming on Monday that I’ll post on here.
The flight back from LAX to DTW had me feeling like Mike Posner cuz we flew Delta flight 1406 (see Mike Posner’s song “Delta 1406″). Landed and I’m still a little jet-lagged. Here are some photos from the trip……….