Vince Staples’ latest record, FM!, drops currently on Def Jam annals — that’s some really good news from one of a best and brightest rappers in a diversion today. Staples is celebrating a recover by giving us a glance into his home of North Long Beach, California (Norfy, as it were) a same approach we all knowledge a universe these days: Google Maps.
The video for a singular “Fun” — that also facilities Oakland hip-hop buttress E-40 — captures a idiosyncrasies of Google’s Street View right down to a becloud transitions. The novel execution aside, things prisoner by a illusory Street View automobile are tellingly not always as certain as a track’s three-letter pretension implies. The shots cap with a detain of 3 youths on bicycles and plea opposite a camera that brings to mind a new Douglas Rushkoff title.
It’s a well-executed video for a good lane from one of a many energetic voices in hip-hop today. Just maybe don’t listen with a sound on during work.