Sat. Feb 4th, 2023

Atlanta rapper Ken Carson has unveiled the eerie video for “Freestyle 2.” One of many standout cuts from the MC’s celebrated main label debut X, the electrifying observe has garnered greater than 16 million Spotify streams and counting.

The spooky visible arrives within the wake of Carson dropping a deluxe version of the challenge, XTENDED, together with 5 new songs.

“Freestyle 2” rapidly turned one of the vital celebrated tracks on X. “Yeah, I put that ho in Prada, and after, I made her holler,” Carson spits over blown out, distorted bass. “And my bro took off your mans, I heard that was your high shotter.” The flex-heavy lyrics proceed all through the track with the rapper declaring: “I obtained Vetements on my pants and my shirt Balenciaga.” The ferocity of “Freestyle 2” is completely captured within the video.

An ideal addendum to the minimize, the accompanying visible options hyper-stylized lo-fi footage and a slasher flick aesthetic. Carson raps from the woods and is surrounded by mask-donning creatures, giving the track a managed chaos that the MC harnesses with ease. Cigarette smoke and clowns in costume come drunkenly staggering throughout the display, making the video a mini horror film.

Earlier than XTENDED, Carson started build up a following in 2020 with a sequence of EPs, together with Boy Barbie and Teen X, the latter of which spawned the viral hit “Yale.” The next yr, he shared Mission X, a hedonistic journey that embodies the spirit of youthful nihilism. The mixtape obtained reward from Pitchfork, HipHopDX, and different tastemaking shops.

Carson opened 2022 with a placement on Yeat’s 2Alivë observe “Geek Excessive” and continued to construct momentum with loosies equivalent to “Teen Bean” and eventually his expansive debut album X which has garnered over 162 million international streams. With the discharge of XTENDED, and now the visible for X favourite “Freestyle 2,” Carson underlines his standing as one among rap’s most fun newcomers.

Purchase or stream XTENDED.

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