The Blueprint (2LP)
In recent years, Los Angeles rapper Blu has become one of hip hop’s most prolific artists, releasing more than a dozen acclaimed projects and building a worldwide fanbase. Now, Blu is back with The Blueprint, a new mixtape produced by Shafiq Husayn. Known as one third of visionary production team Sa-Ra Creative Partners, Shafiq has worked with Erykah Badu, Andre 3000, Anderson Paak, Thundercat, Bilal, and many more. Dedicated to the gang culture that permeates the city they both call home, The Blueprint reflects Blu’s eternal L.A. state of mind, with Shafiq’s eclectic soundscapes providing the perfect backdrop.
2. 1 9 8 3
3. RED HOT L.A.
4. C.O.L.O.R.S. (feat. Chris Clarke)
5. GANG ST A (feat. Akil)
6. L.A. L.A. (feat. Jimetta Rose)
7. SOUTH L.A.
8. FAKE ST AZZ
9. MY FAV COLO(U)R
10. BLOCK ST HOOD
11. 2 LIVE N DIE N L.A. (feat. Alpha Londyn)
12. RAY RAY (THE BLUEPRINT)
13. THE COLO(U)R BLACK (feat. Xiomara)
14. B.S. (THE RETURN) (feat. Donel Smokes and Brandon)
15. G.U.N. (CLAP CLAP) (feat. Cashus King and Montage One)
16. THE TOOKIE MONSTERS (feat. Cashus King)
17. WHO SIDE ARE YOU ON? (feat. Donel Smokes, Cashus King, MED, and Self Jupiter)
18. GANG ST A (REMIX)
19. 1 9 5 3
21. B.U.M.S. (Bonus)
22. ME AGAINST THE WORLD (Bonus)
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