Koran Streets Spits Under the Glow of the Apollo Theater in “Running From the Police” Video
One of the Bay Area's finest is back, Today (March 2), Koran Streets pulls up with a new visual for "Running From the Police," a cut from his You. Know. I. Got. It. (The Album). Directed by Luis Montoya, the video finds Koran roaming the streets of N-Y, the place from which his song was born.
"The inspiration for the video was a legal situation I got myself into out in New York City that almost had me locked up for a long time," Koran tells XXL. "That's where the video is shot. Using examples in the video like the Apollo Theater 'to serve as my big dreams,' the NYPD cop car with the lights flashing to represent how close I was to almost throwing it all away, etc."
Featuring a mix of intimate, Koran-focused camera angles and poetic shots of the Big Apple's world-famous Apollo Theater, the visual for "Running From the Police" adds color to the track itself, which finds Koran recalling the strife that accompanies life on the block.
"I keep in contact, send money and write my niggas letters/New bitch, lipstick on my new sweater/Got off my ass, chose me a path, she glad we doing better/Serving niggas mamas, selling salt and pepper/Tryna get some new steppers," Koran spits on the track.
Koran's new drop arrives as he preps for the release of his upcoming project, Late 20's. What should we expect from Koran's latest? "All bangers!!! Nothing, but the truth!" Koran says. "Storytelling, feel-good music...there's a lot of growth from my last album as far as content. You can expect to hear where I'm at right now at this point in life."
Where he's at now is cool, but the Cali rapper is looking to the future. He indicates as much when asked about his goals for the rest of 2018. "To continue to grow as an artist!" he says. "Really zero in on what my fans want from me and consistently deliver the highest quality music and visuals. Also working on a new movie!!"
Peep Koran Streets' new "Running From the Police" video for yourself below. Be on the lookout for Late 20's. Check out his video for "Slick Rick" when you're done with that.
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