Watch G Herbo's stunning new video to the "Ballin Like I'm Kobe" track "Bottom of the Bottoms."
Herbo has been a busy man lately. Last month, he and Joey Bada$$ dropped a visual to their Metro Boomin-produced collab "Lord Knows," and Herbo also put out the video to "Jugg House," which appeared on his Pistol P Project, released in December 2014. In between those two videos, he kicked a freestyle over Jay Z's "Izzo." Today, Herbo returns to his latest project, September's Ballin Like I'm Kobe, to share a video for the track "Bottom of the Bottom," produced by Luca Vialli.
It quickly becomes clear that the "Bottom of the Bottoms" video is one of the most ambitious visual statements Herbo has come up with in his young career. The video switches back and forth between shots of Herbo in present-day Chicago and a snowy scene likely set some time in the mid-1800s, as Herbo plays a runaway slave. The same white men play bad cops in Chicago and slave hunters in the latter scene, and both times, they chase down Herbo with similar predatory instinct.
"From the bottom of the bottoms / There was nothing under me / Now the judge hang us with 100 years, used to hang us by a tree," Herbo raps on the hook. Obviously, he's just put forth a disturbingly on-point visual to demonstrate the song's message.