Jay305 – “Inner City Hero”

I first heard Jay305’s music when he was featured on Dom Kennedy’s ‘OPM Vol. 1 – Young Nation’ project and it’s always refreshing to see him put out new content.

I’ll admit, the first time I watched this short film, I was very confused. I couldn’t understand how things tied together and what it all meant. But after reading his interview with PAPER, it started to make sense and the underlying message became clear: we’re all human.

With all that’s going on with police brutality, this is an interesting take on a serious issue. The clip’s YouTube description reads, “There’s a thin line between protagonist and antagonist in the current social climate. What happens when the hunter becomes the prey….when the prey emerges as the huntsman? The narrative of Inner City Hero is constructed from that perspective in the form of an avant musical. The killings must stop, too many innocent lives have been taken and there’s plenty of blood on LA’s finest hands. It’s time to turn the table and shove some empathy down a pig’s throat. The man for the job? Jay 305, a ‘South Central baby gangsta’ and he ain’t takin’ no shit!”


One thought on “Jay305 – “Inner City Hero”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s