Aiming to uplift his fellow outcasts, Strange Music's Big Scoob might just challenge your assumptions about the word "hood" with his new video.
If you’re familiar with the Strange Music camp, then you know Tech N9ne and the rest of the crew isn’t particularly subtle when it comes to naming their projects. And that’s the mentality Big Skoob is taking into his sophomore effort, Damn Fool. With this visual Scoob comes back to the neighborhood along with Krizz Kaliko lending his vocals and his childhood friend Tech N9ne dropping in for a cameo.
“Hood shit / Hoodies and Dickies that’s how I dress / Real spit / Homie you know me / I am a mess…”
There’s plenty of alcohol, custom cars and all of the “hood shit” mentioned above. But Scoob isn’t peddling your standard BET-issued “urban” stereotypes. His emphasis on all things hood is a reverse psychology of sorts.
“I want to uplift the niggas that society counts out,” Scoob initially told FroPromo upon signing with Strange Music. “I’m sick of turning on the TV, and you see punk ass movies with these old, funny style ass actors acting like us. They go home to pretty cars and mansions. But we go back to our fucked up neighborhoods that they portray without helping us do shit…”