Denzel Curry Watches Drama Play Out From the Back Seat in “This Life” Video
Denzel Curry revisits his Imperial album to provide some visuals for "This Life." The 2016 XXL Freshman watches his friend's relationship go bad while staying out of the drama in this new video. Things hit a breaking point when the video's female star ends up with another man, which coincides perfectly with Curry's second verse.
"She told me that I wasn't losing her, that she losing me/L-O-V-E, we outta gas, I'll see you in a week/Thinking that, you won't fornicate with niggas that you meet/But silly me, now we are the same, Cupid admit defeat/Girl, are you out of your mind, I would think you were mine/You were a part of me, part of me, parts of me died/Idolized you when I didn’t unite/You won't tell for the moment, but time will tell," Curry raps.
The "This Life" video is a great example of the freedom that Curry has thanks to his decision to stay independent. The talented MC spoke to XXL a few months ago about why he chose to not sign with a major label.
"I feel like I’m just staying in touch with what I’ve been trying to do for a long time," Curry said. "Like if I went to a major, you never know, what if they don’t like the stuff I do? I could just get shelved. And then I’m stuck in a contract and I can’t leave. And if that happens, you’re gonna realize, you’re going to start hating it, so the power with being indie is you could do whatever you want. It’s freedom. Everybody wants freedom, you don’t want to be shackled, especially as an artist. Nobody wants to be shackled at the end of the day."
If you have not already, make sure to check out Curry's Imperial album. The Florida rapper's latest project was one of the best of 2016.
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