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On the Block – [Lil Maru]

If you know anything about me, you should know that the West Coast music scene is one of my favorite musical hubs in the world, and I never fail to be impressed with the incredible artists coming out of California. At the same time, there is never any shortage of talent either, and I find myself hearing about new up-and-coming artists constantly in one way or another. Now that I have a few friends out there to clue me in on the latest and greatest talents within the scene there, I have expanded my knowledge and interest in this part of the US immensely, and I couldn’t be more grateful. Most recently, I was put onto San Diego’s very own Lil Maru, an artist who is taking classic sounds that have put this part of the country on the sonic map with his own spin, providing us with a breath of fresh air that rejuvenates California music for all listeners, and I’m so appreciative to have him on my radar now. As the song begins, we hear some wavy sounds that are eventually joined by some classic, West Coast synths for an amazing melody that is only elevated by chattering …