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#PutYouOn | YG, Blanco, and DB Tha General's 'California Livin'

Isaac Deol

 // Aug 2, 2018

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'#PutYouOn' will, well, do just that to slept-on projects, rising talent, and underground artists we think you need to be listening to. Just look for the #PutYouOn hashtag.


Today, we're putting you on to one of the coolest projects you may have never heard. Entirely produced by veteran Cookin Soul and hosted by DJ Drama, YG dropped a collaborative mixtape with rappers Blanco and DB Tha General back in 2015. Think: sippin' on Henny and mobbin with the homies on a hot and sunny California day, when your Bay Area homies hit you up and tell you to slide through.

With cover art depicting artists as dogs in the style of Snoop Dogg's legendary Doggstyle album and boasting the same name as Mac Dre's 1991 album, California Livin delivers 90s West Coast vibes with refreshing updates. Even featuring a guest appearance from South Central veteran Nipsey Hussle, California Livin captures the summer energy you can only experience in the Golden State. And not in Beverly Hills or Palo Alto, but in Compton or East Oakland.

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