King Lil G likes to call it how he sees it. Since the mid-2000s, the “Call It What You Want” rapper has been offering his contributions to the gangsta rap genre. Cut from a similar cloth to that of West Coast OGs like Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill and Eazy-E, the 33-year-old rap veteran from Inglewood, Calif. has maintained a steady flow of hard-hitting releases. His lengthy catalog, which includes standouts such as 2011’s Blue Devil, Pt. 2, AK47 Boyz from 2014, and the 2016 release Lost in Smoke 2, has racked up millions of plays from Spotify to SoundCloud. Now, the Blessed by God rapper, who has collaborated with the likes of Nipsey Hussle, Bun B and Too $hort throughout his career, serves up a hard-hitting freestyle for XXL’s Flex Zone.

“Elevated to the highest, uh, tryna make the right decisions, eh/I really wanna move massive weight/I’ve been through hell and back and back to rap/It’s 47, nothing after that/I want a cash advance,” raps the Mexican-American artist.

"I remember you fronted some pounds/I remember I paid the amounts/Sometimes it took me a week, man, sometimes it took me an hour/This is for all of the squad that be fuckin' wit' me and my soldiers for now," he rhymes.

King Lil G knows how to rebound from a setback. The ’90s Kid, who has overcome many trials and tribulations to become a hometown favorite, hopes his music can provide some thug motivation for others. According to the “Hopeless Boy,” his movement is “empowerment for those that don't think they can make it and come from nothing.”

On his latest project, Eternal, he addresses some of the recent struggles he’s been faced with while aiming to inspire. The leader of the Sucios Movement’s 10-track album was previewed by the singles “Call It What You Want,” “No Face No Ca$e” and “Been On.”

Watch King Lil G rep for the West in the video below.

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