• Gettin' real in the Whole Foods parking lot. Image: Fog and Smog Films

    The phrase "west side of LA" conjures images of the surf at Malibu, high-dollar real estate and, on the grittier side, the gangs from the bad old days of Venice Beach. Park those images next to the little video below from Smog and Fog Films. On the west side, apparently even mock-gangster rappers have a green consciousness. Where once you might rep your 'hood in a long, low Cadillac (think Snoop DeVille), now you'd better have your eyes on a Prius with blacked-out windows. “Gettin' Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot,” says a lot about today’s world…or at least...

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