Bobby Sessions Takes Back His Identity In A Jarring & Symbolic Video
Bobby Sessions is a veteran product of the Dallas, Texas Hip-Hop scene. He has been spitting verses with raw social commentary since the turn of the decade. Meanwhile, Bobby has repped the HIGH STANDARDz family since his debut album LOA (Law Of Attraction) launched the label in 2016. That impressive introduction and last year’s follow-up grateful. LP garnered the attention of Def Jam Records, who snapped him up during a season of change for the stored Rap imprint.
To spark his major label tenure, this Texas MC makes a powerful piece of music titled “Like Me,” with a video to match. The “Like Me” visual does an effective job of translating the song’s intensity. Images of Bobby about to be hanged in a forest are cut with black-and-white footage of the rapper chasing down a white police officer, and pushing him to the ground. Sessions delivers blows to the cop while also driving home his verse. The Hz’ torchbearer then appears covered in blood at the 2:10 mark, literally screaming at the camera. This video is symbolic and jarring at once.
At the conclusion of the vid’, Sessions walks away from the noose at a time when he is apparently moving into a promising major label career.