This previous Christmas, Playboi Carti launched his third full-length and second official album Whole Lotta Red, a 24-track, genre-bending effort that noticed options from Kid Cudi, Kanye West, and Future. The long-awaited physique of labor was a industrial success, landing at the top of the Billboard 200 — Carti’s first — due to 100,000 album equal items offered throughout its first week of launch. The challenge additionally charted in a number of completely different nations around the globe.
This previous week, the Atlanta artist dropped off a brand new visible from Whole Lotta Red for “Sky,” an ode to life on medicine that sees manufacturing from Artwork Vendor:
“Get up, it’s the primary of the month, I brush my enamel and rely up, I let my bitch roll my blunt, I’m ‘bout to soiled my cup, pour up some lean and get caught, I make her scream after we fuck, I don’t drive R8s, I don’t like these, I drive the Daytona and I tinted the home windows, can’t fuck with no one, not even my shadow…/”
Directed by Nick Walker, the accompanying clip for “Sky” sees Carti and his band of misfits terrorizing a green-lit grocery store. The collective may be seen knocking product off of cabinets, stealing carts from different customers, and total simply creating an enormous mess of their wake earlier than departing. The clip is actually the kind of punk-counter tradition vibe that Carti has been presenting in growing quantities all through his still-young career.
Whole Lotta Red follows 2018’s Die Lit, a well-received 19-track effort that noticed Carti collaborating alongside the likes of Skepta, Travis Scott, friend-turned-foe Lil Uzi Vert, Pi’erre Bourne, Nicki Minaj, Bryson Tiller, Chief Keef, Gunna, Young Thug, and extra. That launched peaked at quantity three on the Billboard 200 due to 61,000 first-week items, ultimately earned Carti a Gold plaque.
Press play on “Sky” under.