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Blu
Blu

Birth name

Johnson Barnes III

Born

15 April 1983
Los Angeles, California, United States

Origin

San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States

Genre

Hip hop, alternative hip hop

Occupation(s)

Rapper, record producer

Years active

2003-present

Label

Sound in Color (2004)
NewWorldColor (2008-present)
Warner Bros. (2010-2011)
Nature Sounds (2011-present)

Associated acts

Bombay, C.R.A.C., Exile, Fa†e, Shafiq Husayn, Johnson&Jonson, Madlib, M.E.D., Nottz, Oh No, Pac Div, Sene, Union Analogtronics

Johnson Barnes III (born 15 April 1983), better known by his stage name Blu, is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. Following the success of his 2007 Exile collaboration album Below the Heavens, Blu has become a respected rapper in the alternative West Coast hip hop scene. He has released two solo albums, as well as collaboration albums with Sene, Bombay, M.E.D., Madlib and Fa†e

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