Lil Xan is a 21-year-old rapper from Southern California who’s been rapping for only about a year and a half. As you can tell by his stage name, the rapper born Diego Leanos has talked and rapped openly about his relationship with Xanax, from both an addiction perspective and moving past his reliance on the drug. Moreover, Lil Xan has also created a movement within the California rap community, with his Xanarchy collective garnering millions of views online. His single “Betrayed” is 62 million views and counting.
In this episode of Noisey Raps, we return to his hometown neighborhood in Redlands, California and he shows us where he came from, and where he hopes to go.
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