Apple Maps tags the former KAZI Magazine Bubbling Hip Hop artist Blxst to launch their Guide to Los Angeles. An immersive map personally curated by Blxst of his hometown, the Guide invites fans to experience Los Angeles. Furthermore, through the eyes of the rapper, singer, and producer it is just special. Captured in stunning black and white images by renowned hip-hop photographer Travis Shinn – known for his portrait work as well as the iconic XXL Freshman covers, of which Blxst is a 2021 class member – the one-of-a-kind experience will guide users on a journey through some of Blxst’s favorite spots across the city.
Blxst On His New Apple Maps Partnership
“Excited to give my fans a closer look at my favorite spots in LA with this new Guide in Apple Maps”. “These businesses, restaurants, and shops are a great way to see and enjoy the city from my perspective.”– Blxst
From local hidden haunts that defined his upbringing to must-visit independent and Black-owned businesses, Blxst’s Guide to Los Angeles spans various neighborhoods while spotlighting restaurants, shops, and other essential stops. The list of spots includes Coolkicksla, Crossroads Kitchen, Slauson Super Mall, and others.
Further enhancing the experience, Blxst’s Guide to Los Angeles will be accompanied by a striking outdoor and digital campaign. Thus creating an audio and visual journey through the city as Blxst sees it.
To experience Blxst’s Guide to Los Angeles on iPhone, iPad, or Mac, click here. Serving as a companion piece to the Guide, fans can also visit an interactive multi-media experience online. Moreover, they will be immersed in ambient sounds of the city and hear Blxst tell stories about each location in his own words. This partnership is iconic and is a testament to his innovative team at EVGLE & Red Bull Records.