Vin Jay reveals the minimalist and visually striking new video for “Brain Dead,” the bravado-laced banger off his upcoming EP, Karma. The video is directed by Anickan, a fellow artist as well as an award-winning indie film director. And you can tell there’s some real talent behind the lens—and in front of it—in how such a seemingly straightforward set can come to life in “Brain Dead.” It’s really just Vin Jay and a chair, but there’s so much more to it thanks to Anickan and, of course, the man on the mic.
As the Long Island emcee says in the beginning of the track, he’s getting back to his roots on here, which means plenty of ferocious wordplay and sh*t talking. According to Vin Jay, he wanted to write a track that was equal parts braggadocio and inspirational. “It’s a lyrical record that I hope will inspire people to get up and reach their full potential,” he says.
Check out the visuals and head over to your preferred DSP to support. Vin Jay’s Karma EP is set to drop Friday, May 12 through his own label imprint via Compound Interest.