Jay Z, Future and DJ Khaled Shoot “I Got the Keys” Video
Here's a hypothetical: how many rap superstars are usually on hand to shoot a music video? If DJ Khaled and G.O.O.D. Music are involved the answer is never enough. Khaled has teased for what seems like the better portion of the year that he's got a collaboration between Future and Jay Z on his upcoming album Major Key, and throughout the day yesterday (June 7), Instagram was flooded with pictures from what can only be understood to be the video shoot for that song, "I Got the Keys."
The roll call here is extensive, as the photos show a collection of Pusha T, 2 Chainz, T.I., Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Busta Rhymes, A$AP Ferg, Bryson Tiller and Yo Gotti, all decked out in variants of black suits and tuxedos. It's as if Kanye's Rosewood aesthetic of yesteryear was paired with the remoteness of the "Otis" video shoot. Kanye, meanwhile, is noticeably absent from the flicks.
Khaled is currently in New York for a two-show stop on Beyonce's Formation tour, so it would make sense that he assembles his band of brothers and capitalizes on the opportunity to turn his next single release into even more of an event. The video was filmed at the Queens Detention Facility in New York, and the biggest clue as to what the it will show comes from an image of Future standing across from some heavily armed and armored guards.
There's no word yet as to when "I Got the Keys" is set to drop, but Khaled just released "For Free" with Drake, so in all likelihood, he'll let that percolate for a little while longer. Check the collection of photos below.
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