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Released in October, Kingpen Slim‘s Triple Beam Dreams was his most honest recording to date. On it, the versatile Adams Morgan native delved into his occasionally troubled past and made commitments for the future: “First big rap check I get, I’ma get my daughter situated,” Slim says on “The Haunting,” the LP’s reflective intro track.
Out today, Slim’s video for “The Haunting” shows the rapper sitting alone, scribbling lyrics in a composition book. He never raps into the camera; instead, the video intersperses clips from New Jack City and Menace II Society to advance the gloomy narrative.
Yeah, this is nothing like his video for “Lollipop.”