Lil B Reveals His Rock Side on “California Boy”

How do you top the stunt of releasing a mixtape with 848 songs on it? If you’re Lil B, you decide to become a rock star. Released today with an accompanying video, the ditty “California Boy” has the Based God flexing his singing voice over the sort of poppy-guitar groove that would fit seamlessly into a drive-time radio show. In the song, B warbles about how “Every time I see those light-blue eyes/ I stop to think about you and I/ You and I,” while the video showcases him partaking in the activity all serious rock stars are born to do: Strutting around the streets with a blonde while stopping to pose for photos with fans. Now let’s hope Lil B and Weezy team up to start a trainwreck all-star rappers-as-rockers band…

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