Atmosphere Descends Upon an Abandoned Airstrip in ‘Camera Thief’ Video
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The video opens up with Slug in an empty plane before he begins his journey down an abandoned airstrip. The end sees Slug join up with his cohort Ant at a dead end sign as they walk into the desolate land. The black-and-white visuals fit the song like a glove as Ant’s somber instrumental sets the stage for Slug’s story to unfold.
Slug raps, “Camera thief, take pictures / run like the parallel stitches / attach my feet to the path I beat / teach myself to keep the answers brief / gnash my teeth like the last to feast / imagine me on that abandoned beach / sand and sea as if the jazz was free / I’m ice cream mixed with gasoline / direct attention to the craftsmanship / neglect to mention that the past will stick / like initials carved in the concrete / like the tattoo that hides on your mommy / I still kick it with angels / the difference is that instead of the bar, I’m at my kitchen table / the starlight shines through the glass / but you feel safe underneath that mask.”
Atmosphere’s eighth studio album ‘Southsiders’ is available now via Rhymesayers Entertainment.