kil ripkin: “not you” video

Kil Ripkin’s name might lead you to believe he is a Baltimore artist, but he actually hails from Brooklyn (Coney Island, to be more precise). He sent me some music awhile back, when I was far less consistent with adding new content to this here blog, but I did listen and very much like what I heard. I was instantly won over by the hook on this latest track, “Not You”, produced by Eric G. Making music with a message that doesn’t necessarily feel like music with a message (read: overbearing) is no easy feat, but it’s one that Kil handles effortlessly on this.
The first 25 seconds or so led me to believe this was more of a slide show, but the video, which was directed by Science Projects, starts around the 25 second mark. Nice:

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