Kodak Black “Close to the Grave” Video: Watch Rapper Pour Out Liquor for His Dead Homies
Kodak Black is going hard with the promotion for his new album Dying to Live. On Friday (Dec. 21), the South Florida rapper released the video for the album cut "Close to the Grave."
Kodak self directs the new visual, which is dark and has surrealism aspects. Lil Kodak is in reflection mode as he walks around at night fittingly holding a shovel. "I be clutchin’ on my fire, you never know these days/Gamblin' with your life, you gettin' close to the grave/Sorry Lord, the Devil got a hold of me, baby/Knew I shouldn't have never let you close to me, baby," he raps on the chorus.
In another scene, he downs a 40-ounce brew while digging a shallow grave as his homies watch on. He hangs out the window of a moving vehicle in later shots. "I knew I shouldn’t have never showed you that I love you, my nigga/I fucked up when I showed you that I trust you, my nigga," he spits. "I tried to turn my life around, but now I’m back in the field/You know it's free my nigga Cool, I hope he win the appeal/I lost my nigga, it ain’t been the same/Everybody say that I changed, say I ain't been the same/They don't even know I'm feelin’ pain."
The Project Baby's album is getting high praise. Even Drake is a big fan. Kodak recently shared behind-the-scenes footage of the video for the song "Malcolm X.X.X.," a tribute to the late XXXTentacion from the album.
Check out Kodak Black's new "Close to the Grave" video below.
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