Blu, a West Coast lyricist, and Exile released Below the Heavens in 2007, which was regarded as an indie classic within rap circles. Fast forward to the MC's work with producers Mainframe and Madlib to name a few, Blu has continued to show he can deliver effortless introspective bars. Thatâ€™s why Ego Trip decided to dig a little deeper into where all of his creativity comes from. Here are some great personal recollections on records by Nas, Common, Redman, and more in this list that reveals his inspiration. Check it out below.