How 'Overrated' Rapper BLXST Went From Flooding Kendrick Lamar's Tweets To Working With Him

HipHop News Posted on November 20, 2020 at 5:16am

How 'Overrated' Rapper BLXST Went From Flooding Kendrick Lamar's Tweets To Working With Him

One of L.A.'s most promising stars discusses his rise to prominence and how working with the Hip Hop legend shifted his career.

Los Angeles, CA – LOS ANGELES, CA — If you were on Twitter in 2012, you might have scrolled past a link to BLXST’s music underneath tweets from Hip Hop icons such as the great Kendrick Lamar. If you were feeling brave, you might have even hit play, discovering the early creations of an artist before he’d truly reached his creative peak. Or, you may have scrolled by it, too busy scrolling for updates on the forthcoming good kid, m.A.A.d city on your state-of-the-art iPhone 5.

“Early on, spamming people wasn’t as looked down upon,” said BLXST, a producer, singer and rapper from Los Angeles. “Twitter, everything was new. People wouldn’t give you a hard time for it. But I guess it got to a certain point, where it was like, I’ll just let it be natural.”.centered-ad {

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These days, he laughs about his once-stubborn strategy and admits it didn’t do much to boost his profile. But now that he’s actually been in the studio with Kendrick and so many others, he’s able to relish in the journey and fully appreciate where he is now.

“That’s crazy, just for it to come full circle,” he said. “That just shows how long I’ve been manifesting, putting that into the universe early on. It’s so important. You speak on your future, you’re going to get it.”

Even in the beginning, BLXST had the unwavering confidence required of any arti


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