Of the bubbling New York City rap collectives, few have the energy of RATKING. If you’re unaware of the MCs, familiarize yourself with their visual for “Canal.”
Upon first listen and sight it’s clear that age is only a number for RATKING, who aesthetically represent a Hip-Hop spirit first seen about 20 years ago. But their nostalgic sound and a clear outline of past crews doesn’t affect their youthful chakras of this generation. That’s what makes this Eric K. Yue-directed treatment an entertaining watch.
In the clip he Big Apple doubles as RATKING’s playground and the inspiration for their aggressive rhymes.
Fans receive the “Canal” video as an accompanying piece to RATKING’s debut album, So It Goes, which released today via iTunes. Be sure to purchase that after tuning into the scenes below.