New track from The Source and Red Bull-approved ‘rap philosopher’ Benjamin A.D, which I hope might be up your street. Produced by Little Simz’ collaborator Junia T, the new cut is the third installment in a series of monthly singles, which reviews on The 405, Complex UK and RWD, among others compared him to musical heavyweights such as Ghostpoet and Kendrick Lamar.
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The cinematic visuals are the fruit of the collaboration between View’s producer Joonas Laaksoharju and Matti Vesanen, who directed the videos for some of the central characters in the Helsinki club scene such as Lil’ Tony and Trevor Deep Jr. “The idea for the visuals was to keep the minimalistic and dark mood as in View’s earlier videos”, explains Vesanen, whilst Laaksoharju comments: “Most of the videos I have directed are for songs that I also produced. I can bring the feeling and atmosphere we had in the studio, making the song into the actual video