Chicago, IL – From saluting landmarks similar to Harold’s Hen or “The Rink” to conveying the importance “foot working” and the Bulls, Zaena x Jason Maek’s new “Get You Proper” video is the best Chicago inner-city tradition expertise.
“This music and visible are each enjoyable and insightful,” Maek, who directed the video which fuses each Hip Hop and home music (additionally a Chicago staple), tells HipHopDX. “Most individuals solely hear in regards to the negatives internal metropolis Chicago tradition. Zaena and I wished to remind the world that there are loads wonderful brilliant spots as effectively.”
Even with the buoyant really feel the monitor, “Get You Proper” doesn’t shrink back from the ills that also plague the Windy Metropolis’s communities. Police brutality, the nation’s present political local weather, and pupil debt are all highlighted, which particularly resonates with Zaena who identifies as a Libyan refugee.
“Though my household moved right here for a greater life, America nonetheless suffers from many issues my homeland at the moment experiences starting from political corruption to police brutality,” she says. “It was essential for me to level that in hopes to start out a dialog to create change.”
“Get Your Proper” follows the not too long ago HipHopDX-premiered video, “Get To Work,” which garnered nearly 200,000 views within the first week, spawned over 30 response movies on YouTube and obtained picked up by MTV and MTV2.
Watch the “Get You Proper” video up above and comply with each Zaena and Jason on Instagram.