21 Savage ‘Nothin New’
21 Savage takes on current events in the politically-charged video for “Nothin New,” the latest single f Issa Album.
Starting with clips Colin Kaepernick and LeBron James discussing President Donald Trump and President Barack Obama addressing the kneeling protests against police brutality, the iNightLyfe-directed visual finds Savage in the middle a rain storm.
With his umbrella up, the Saint Laurent Don rhymes about the perils street life, while the music video depicts some the hardships in his lyrics through the eyes a child, including drugs, guns, and, tragically, death.
“Shit is getting outrageous,” he raps. “Treat us like slaves and they lock us up in cages.” Meanwhile, the youth is gunned down by a police ficer and buried at a funeral as rain pours down on a casket.
“Nothin New” is a single f Issa Album, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Next month, 21 is set to embark on his “Numb the Pain Tour,” which kicks f Nov. 16 in Austin.