Mac Dre – “California Livin'”

Mac Dre’s CALIFORNIA LIVIN’ music video directed by Chris Kirk. Classic Bay Area rap music video.

Andre Hicks (July 5, 1970 — November 1, 2004), better known by his stage name, Mac Dre, was a Vallejo-Bay Area-based gangsta rapper. He is considered one of the innovators of the hyphy music movement, and the undisputed creater and figurehead of the Thizz music movement and style. During his career in the rap world, he worked with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre’s step brother Warren G, Mistah F.A.B., MC Hammer, Mac Mall, San Quinn, E-40, B-Legit, Richie Rich, Daz Dillinger, Bad Azz, Tupac Shakur, Luni Coleone, Brotha Lynch Hung, JT the Bigga Figga, Baby Bash, Kokane, Spice 1, Keak da Sneak, C-Bo, Andre Nickatina, Rappin’ 4-Tay, Suga Free, Ray Luv, Mob Figaz, Yukmouth Dre “Baller Dad To The Sikness” Lewis”, and Too Short. He also provided an uncredited hook to the track “Gotta Survive” off of Young Lay’s Black N’ Dangerous album, a track which featured Tupac Shakur.

A project done for East Bay based Strictly Business Records.