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Watch Now: Locksmith - Rederik [prod. Decap]

While ALI finds itself becoming a last minute addition to everyone’s EotY lists, Locksmith kicks down the door of the New Year with his bewitching and enthralling “Rederik” visuals.

The Jesse Ray Diamond-directed “Rederik” appears so simple on the surface, housing the entirety of the video in what seems to be an abandoned lot. But Lock’s latest drop quickly takes a twist, as the camera shots and angles begin to dip, duck, dive and dodge while the Richmond-based emcee takes on a variety of roles. There’s fast moving, layered and chopped imagery taking place throughout the video, adding a flashy element to “Rederik” without the use of fancy lighting or any bells and whistles.

Lacing the enigmatic, Decap-provided production with his self-assured and blunt delivery, “Rederik” is vintage Locksmith. It’s abrasive, poignant in content, and it hits hard from start to finish. He may not get the mainstream shine other artists do, but pressing play on any joint from Lock will have you questioning how many emcees would be able to go bar for bar with him.

ALI is available now on all major streaming platforms, including Apple Music and Spotify. Fans can also purchase signed physical copies via Lock’s official website.

Watch “Rederik” below.


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    […] Locksmith returns to ALI today for his latest visual release, linking with Jarren Benton for the rightfully confident and abrasive “Ghost”. Over the course of the four-and-a-half minute visual, Lock attacks the Kato On The Track and Black Cloud-produced instrumentation with three fiery verses that’ll leave your head spinning. Focused on staying true to himself, “Ghost” exemplifies the raw authenticity that is Locksmith – it’s clear he’s going to eat, but it’ll always be on his terms. With people paying attention now more than ever, Lock makes it clear he has no intention of selling out but every intention of profiting off his vast skill set. […]

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