Cat Velez - 23rd June 2015

Big Sean has released his single One Man Can Change The World (featuring Kanye West and John Legend) paired with this sombre yet stylish black and white video directed by Andrew Hines. The artist has revealed on social media that he wrote the track for his late grandmother, inspired by "the struggles she went through to become a female black captain in WWII, one of the first female black officers in Detroit, a teacher and councellor, and an amazing mother and grandmother." 

The video sees Big Sean carrying a coffin into a church, and follows a little boy mourning the passing his loved one. And it also serves as a critique of the boy's troubled upbringing, surrounded by gun violence, riot policing and death. 

Credits

DirectorAndrew Hines
Production CompanyO.A.K.A
ProducerNathan Scheerer
Director of PhotographyJeff Powers

Cat Velez - 23rd June 2015

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