David Knight - 7th Feb 2013

The distinctive part-live action part-animation style of Ruff Mercy (aka Bristol-based Russ Murphy) has graced excellent promos for ScHoolboy Q, Flying Lotus and Blu, and 'new king Of Hip Hop' Kendrick Lamar in the past few months. Now he's just dropped another killer for the claustrophobic, twisted, Odd Future-influenced hip-hop of Black Dhalia - a collaboration of rapper/producer Blue Daisy and Hey!Zeus - for the provocatively-titled Fuck A Rap Song.

The lyrical content is hypnotically grim and RM's embellishments over the head-shot performances just make it all the more mesmerizing...

Watch 'Dahlia Black 'Fuck A Rap Song' by Ruff Mercy' here


Production CompanySoup Factory
Director's RepresentationDebs Ramsey
Director of PhotographySteve Santa Cruz
CommissionerDan Stace

David Knight - 7th Feb 2013

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