[NB: After our post went viral, the original video was removed based on numerous complaints. Fortunately, it was still showing on the account of TrueVision Filmworks. See it while you can. The censors are working overtime.]
Often rap music celebrates criminality or reflects on its effects on communities. But something happened with Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, the British rapper who beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley earlier this week. He took a turn into the darkest alleys of noir, the kind so dark that it falls under true crime.
‘Stay with Me’ by Akilleez (a gangsta form of the most famous gangster of all time Achilles). This music video, produced by Kyle Bailey and John Colby of BxC Studios, has a strong narrative structure, soulful music that makes you think and that you can dance to, and lots of heart.