Born and raised in Los Angeles, Blxst has spent a lifetime finding the best places in L.A. Check out his recommendations in this Apple Maps guide.MoreLess
"I used to come up here a lot just to work out. This is a dope park in LA where, you know, it doesn’t cost to come here to work out. So, if you wanna get your reps in or your run in, you can do that at no cost. And then it’s beautiful because it got this beautiful view right here along next to this Martin Luther King Jr. monument. It just feels like home when I come here because it’s always an open space."
"One of my favorite spots because they promote healthy eating, healthy living, and they also have a health store. You can get your natural vitamins too. My favorite thing about this place though is the patties; the cabbage patties, and the spinach patties, so if you ever stop over here, make sure you get that. Tell 'em Blxst sent you. It’s in the middle of the hood so it don’t get no better than that. Surrounded by Black people, eating good. Can’t lose."
"It’s a monumental spot for me and there's a lot of stuff you can do here. You can get your jewelry here, you can get a tattoo here, you can get your clothes here, your shoes. But always keep your head on a swivel when you are here. I remember my mom used to give us like $200, we used to go school shopping here to try to get the flyest of the flyest, so if you’re in the area, stop by and show some love to the people around here."
"Beautiful Black-owned restaurant. They have regular food options here, but they also have vegan food too. My favorite thing to get here is the vegan chili cheese fries. It’s my version of vegan junk food. It’s a beautiful place. They also got a Nipsey mural on the side of it. So come check it out, take some pictures here."
"So right now we at the Fox Hills, aka Westfield Culver City mall. When you come here, chances are you're gonna run into somebody you know, so you gotta make sure you look fly even when you’re shopping. We used to come here all the time just to talk to girls, have fun, and get fly for the weekend."
"So right now I’m at CoolKicks right here on Melrose. Beautiful spot to get your fly kicks, as you can see. I love coming here on weekends just to get my drip right. And there’s a lot of celebrities that come in and out of here so I gotta make sure I come here, and show my love as well."
"Crossroads is one of my favorite, chill, low-key vegan spots. I love it here because I feel upscale and high class when I walk in. Most vegan spots aren’t fully established restaurants, so I always make sure I come here when I’m spicy and I wanna go out for a good night. Make sure you come here. It’s a beautiful place to be."
"This spot means something to me because I just like how they came from the ground up. I love the quality of work here. One of my boys worked on one of my first tattoos, and my boy Tans helped me finish one of my sleeves, so I just like the energy here. It’s always love, and if you're ever in L.A., make sure you pull up here and get some good work in. Don’t cheat yourself, treat yourself."