Talib Kweli, who closed out 2013 with the highly slept on Gravitas LP, returns with a visual for one of its standout cuts, “Violations,” featuring Raekwon. Yes, the track is as good as it sounds on paper and the visual is even better.
Two of New York City’s finest MCs are in a bit of a conundrum, as they’re being questioned by the long arm of the law. We see the Kweli and The Chef kick their dexterous rhymes with furor in a range of scenarios. Our personal favorite scene shows the duo rapping in moving mugshots.
Credit the visual effects to director (and fellow veteran MC) RA The Rugged Man.
Be sure to cop Kweli’s Gravitas project if you like what you see and hear in “Violations” below. Give us your thoughts about the clip in the comments.