Thursday, August 16, 2012
So here we are in sunny Los Angeles, a city that I've spent many a week in, but never at my own leisure. This time's different because I did the only sensible thing any self-respecting human should do when they come here, and rented a car. My first experience driving on the wrong side of the road found me on the 405 from Orange County to Santa Monica, and my apprehensions were put to rest immediately when I realised that driving is driving, no matter where your steering wheel's located. Who'd've thought? Only one thing is certain: It feels amazing to get out of New York City.
To be fair, this is a working holiday of sorts. I recently signed with DBA (a management company that also works with bloggers like Gala Darling and The Glamourai), and I wanted to come and explore West Coast opportunities with the agency's LA office; plus Ashika had booked a few jobs out here and needed a chauffeur for the week, and I was the best dressed candidate.
If you've been a longtime reader of Isaac Likes, you'll know by now that I'm a shameless name dropper, and I'd hate to dash expectations, so here we go. Our LA tour guide for the week is a white boy from England named Jess Jackson. You might not have heard his name before, but you have definitely heard his work: Jess produced Tyga's hit song Rack City. Every day he sits there telling us stories about his life (international tours with enormous stars, recording sessions with every artist you love, parties at Malibu beach houses) like I might discuss a trip to the supermarket. So many good times.
LA is awesome! I want to spend a lot more time out here.
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