YoungBoy Never Broke Again isn't letting legal problems slow up his grind. Last Thursday (May 11), he and Birdman dropped off a new visual for "Ride," which is a cut off their From the Bayou project.

In the 20K Visuals-directed video, YoungBoy and Birdman kick back in a lush pad and flaunt their jewelry. For his part, Birdman smokes a blunt as YoungBoy raps some of the lyrics to the track, which was produced by FatBoi.

YoungBoy sets things off in the first verse, painting a portrait of the block as he knows it. "I'm out the north, we youngins thuggin' and poppin'/The only way that we can get it, so you know we ain't stoppin'/You step on scene, all these bitches they be lookin' to jock/We sellin' drugs, the police they keep passin' and watchin'," he raps.

There's a jarring contrast between the grit of the song itself and the flash of the video, but it all falls together nicely. Birdman maintains the vibe of the track by delivering one of his typically straightforward verses about life in the slums of New Orleans: "Project hallways, you understand me?/Block party/We trappin', but a nigga trappin' and thinkin' we slippin'/But they trappin', but we rappin', they trappin', but they all just slippin'."

This video was released after footage of YoungBoy doing some community service began circulating the internet. That service is a condition a judge gave YoungBoy on March 30 when they decided against revoking his probation. The teenage rapper was charged with the aggravated assault and kidnapping of his girlfriend Jania on March 19.

Watch Birdman and YoungBoy's new video below.

 

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