Kxng Crooked Celebrates Those That Came Before Him As He Plots His Future (Video)
On Februay 12, Kxng Crooked and Statik Selektah released their collaboration album, Statik Kxng. The album was filled with Statik’s hard beats and Crooked’s complex rhymes, as they took Hip-Hop back to the basics. “Let’s Go,” featuring Termanology, was one of the album’s standout tracks, and now Statik Crook’ have released a video for the single.
With a chorus of “Getting cash money ever since Death Row. Ain’t no limit to the way I let my tec blow. Rock a fella to sleep with a smith & wess yo. I’m a ruthless bad boy nigga, let’s go,” the pair use the visuals both to highlight Crooked’s wicked double entendres, as well as celebrate many of the artists who came before them. Splicing in images of Mannie Fresh, Suge Knight, Snoop Dogg, Master P, Puff Daddy, Mase, Eazy-E and more, they pay homage to Cash Money, Death Row, No Limit, Bad Boy and Ruthless, the record company homes to those artists. Crook also throws a nod to Eminem’s Shady Records, to which Crooked is signed in his capacity as a member of Slaughterhouse.
Termanology makes an appearance in the video to deliver his spirited bars, and there are cameos by Chris Rivers and more.