Grandson Tackles Police Brutality Controversy With Intense '6:00' Premiere

Grandson Tackles Police Brutality Controversy With Intense '6:00' Premiere

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Though grandson solely lately made his debut on Fueled By Ramen with the five-song A Modern Tragedy Vol. 1 EP in June, the choice singer/rapper has already established that he's making music to ship a message — and his newest video isn’t any exception.

Today (Sept. 28) grandson releases the clip for "6:00," which confronts police brutality with a strong narrative. The black-and-white video intertwines a number of tales, ending in vengeance with some intense altercations alongside the way in which.

"In as we speak’s political local weather, with unprecedented transparency and entry to info, we will do two issues when confronted with the uncomfortable reality: we will ignore the proof, gaslight the victims, obfuscate information and distract the general public, or we will attempt to deal with these points head-on and demand that systemic failure be met with systemic change," grandson, whose actual title is Jordan Benjamin, explains. "I consider artwork, and rock 'n' roll, should all the time facet with the latter. '6:00' is the depiction of corruption, shortsighted greed and energy gone flawed, with revenge served on the finish. It is every thing that being an ally, and being a grandkid, is about."

The video was directed by Gus Black and is launched at the side of Campaign Zero, a company devoted to eradicating police violence in America. grandson expresses his gratitude for the way in which Black introduced his political passions to life within the "6:00" video, however extra prominently, his pleasure in how an inclusive solid and crew advised the story "unflinching whereas nonetheless being delicate to the subject material."

grandson is presently bringing his assertive music to cities throughout America on tour with British rock band Nothing But Thieves. Check out grandson's full record of tour dates right here and watch the "6:00" video under.