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On the heels of the successful release of his recent project, ‘Before You Go’, which debuted at #90 on the Billboard 200 chart, Hip-hop’s rising trailblazer Blxst has served up a new music video for his track “Never Was Wrong”

The true undeniable core of Blxst’s soulful sound is the way he can be so nonchalantly cool, yet impactful. This is exemplified in “Never Was Wrong”, with the visual showing Blxst coping with his rising success, while navigating relationships. The video gives a peek into a modern-day perspective of LA’s black upper echelon partying at an exclusive club with old Hollywood ambiance. You may recognize a few familiar faces such as Buddy, 1TakeJay, and others who add the right amount of swagger to this full production. The lighting and camera angles show everyone in a very glamorous demeanor and instantly transports you into Blxst’s world, filled with diamonds, beautiful people, and a full jazz band.

The Los Angeles native began 2022 with a XXL Award win for “Best New Artist of The Year”, and reached a new milestone with over 1 BILLION career streams (700 million from the ‘No Love Lost’ Deluxe EP in the past year alone). This is all in addition to his smash single “Chosen” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Tyga which is now certified Platinum in Canada, RIAA Gold & BRIT Silver, and reached the #1 spot on the US Rhythm and Urban Mediabase radio charts.

Blxst had an explosive growth in audience across Asia in 2021, with “Chosen” peaking at #1 on Hot Hits Philippines#12 on Top 50 Chart – Philippines, #9 on Viral 50 Chart – Philippines, and was picked up by 4 major Top 40s radio stations across the country. The song also trended on TikTok, with countless Filipino creators dancing to the track. Following the track’s success, Blxst was selected to be on Spotify’s coveted billboard in Manila.

An undisputed artist to watch, Blxst clinched numerous 2021 awards & nominations (XXL Freshman 2021, Billboard’s Rising Star Award, BET Amplified Artist, Amazon Breakthrough Artist, 4 x BET Soul Train Award nominations). 2022 has kicked off with multiple collaboration releases so far with Murdabeatz & WalePink Sweat$ and Young T & Bugsey. Blxst is set to take 2022 by storm with a new project expected to release later this year.

Blxst has architected a new era of West Coast hip-hop and culture by hand as not only a rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer but also as a creative visionary who mixes, masters, and self-edits his own videos and artwork. Back in high school, the South-Central native taught himself how to produce and record, going on to collaborate with YGMozzySnoop DoggNasRick Ross, and more.

Following a string of buzzing singles in 2019, he forged an ironclad creative partnership with BinoRideaux on their first critically acclaimed ‘Sixtape’. During 2020, he partnered with Red Bull Records and unleashed his solo debut EP, ‘No Love Lost’, to unanimous tastemaker praise. Following release, it rose to #3 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, #6 on the Rolling Stone Breakthrough 25 Chart, and #11 on the Trending 25 Chart, while the single “Overrated” soared to #15 at Urban radio.

The deluxe edition of ‘No Love Lost’ yielded the gold certified smash “Chosen” (feat. Ty Dolla $ign and Tyga), posting up over 300 million streams in less than a year while breaking into the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 at Rhythmic and Urban radio. Kickstarting 2021, he dropped the ‘Just For Clarity’ two-pack and ‘Sixtape 2’ with Bino Rideaux. He also earned the Billboard Rising Star Award, becoming the first artist to ever receive the honor at the 2021 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Summit. Selected as a Breakthrough Artist on Amazon Music, a 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards and BET Soul Train nominee, and pegged as an “Artist to Watch” by Billboard, Complex, Pigeons & Planes, UPROXX, and more, he continues to traffic in a lane of his own, bringing the game with him.

Watch the music video for “Never Was Wrong” here:

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