Watch: Obey City - Airy feat. Kelela

Watch: Obey City - Airy feat. Kelela

Watch the arty, dream-like video accompaniment to the Brooklyn producer's vintage-vibey track.

Brooklyn producer Obey City's most recent EP, Merlot Sounds, came out back in February via LuckyMe - it's closing number was a glorious, breezy, atmospheric, vintage-feel track, Airy, that saw Obey City call in experimental R & B singer Kelela (off the label Fade to Mind) for vocals. Today Obey City released a video for the track, direced by Melissa Matos, who manages her own creative agency Trusst, and has directed several video clips, as well as fashion shorts for J.W. Anderson.

Neither Obey City nor Kelela make an appearance in the video, but it's a super-hypnotising, enthralling visual; taking form in composites of surveillance footage peppered with subtitles of abstract poetry and speech.

Watch below:

Last month an untitled track featuring Kelela and Hak of Ratking was played on Know Wave’s UK/NY crossover show Gully Type, featuring production from Skrillex and Clams Casino. No word on when that might get a release date, but there's a high probably it might feature on Kelela's forthcoming Hallucinogen EP. Listen to it in the show below, at around the one hour twenty minute mark.

020314 obey city 05

Obey City

tumblr nl7uhgJOE41sr5zqgo1 1280

Kelela

Follow Obey City: Facebook / Soundcloud

Listen: Trouble Knows Me - Trouble Knows Me (prod. Madlib)

An unlikely partnership delivers an incredibly good result.

2 years ago

Listen: Hyclass - I NEED U

The Samoan-Australian lady-rapper's new mixtape is both soulful and streetsmart.

2 years ago

Watch: Baro - See Less

Baro drops a new single, announces his debut EP and huge national tour.

2 years ago

Watch: M.I.A. - Swords

Hear/watch a fresh cut from the international rap gypsy's upcoming album, Matahdatah.

2 years ago

Close