Back in October, Papoose dropped his latest LP, which saw 12 cuts and additional features from Conway The Machine, French Montana, Nigel Hall, and DJ Premier.
This week, the New York rapper revealed new visual for “Cobra Scale” directed by StreetHeat and Jacqueline East. Papoose rapping about the youth, music tastes, his significant other, and more:
Read Papoose’s multi-layered lyrics:
“My last name Mackie, bro, switchblades, bell-bottoms and nappy ‘fros, the skyscraper condos, went from ashy to classy, doe, eating vegan, fresh fruit, cashews and pistachios, overlooked the city, a nice view from my patio
Cleveland fitted hat with an Indian had Navajo, spring collection, a whole mad show, straight from the fashion show, bumping Stetsasonic, Frukwan, Prince Paul and Daddy O, or Busta Rhymes, A Tribe Called Quest, what’s the scenario?/”
Directed by StreetHeat and Jacqueline East, the accompanying clip brings Papoose’s multi-layered lyrics to life, all centered around him performing the track while a pianist plays in the background. A beautiful Black woman can also be seen reciting Maya Angelou’s “Still I rise” during the song’s interlude.
The visual for “Cobra Scale” follows the release of “Obituary 2020,”
Watch Papoose’s “Cobra Scale” visual below: