Grandson Tackles Police Brutality Controversy With Intense '6:00' Premiere


Though grandson solely not too long ago made his debut on Fueled By Ramen with the five-song A Modern Tragedy Vol. 1 EP in June, the choice singer/rapper has already established that he's making music to ship a message — and his newest video is not any exception.

Today (Sept. 28) grandson releases the clip for "6:00," which confronts police brutality with a strong narrative. The black-and-white video intertwines a number of tales, ending in vengeance with some intense altercations alongside the way in which.

"In in the present day’s political local weather, with unprecedented transparency and entry to info, we are able to do two issues when confronted with the uncomfortable reality: we are able to ignore the proof, gaslight the victims, obfuscate details and distract the general public, or we are able to attempt to sort out these points head-on and demand that systemic failure be met with systemic change," grandson, whose actual title is Jordan Benjamin, explains. "I consider artwork, and rock 'n' roll, should at all times aspect with the latter. '6:00' is the depiction of corruption, shortsighted greed and energy gone mistaken, with revenge served on the finish. It is the whole lot that being an ally, and being a grandkid, is about."

The video was directed by Gus Black and is launched along side Campaign Zero, a company devoted to eradicating police violence in America. grandson expresses his gratitude for the way in which Black introduced his political passions to life within the "6:00" video, however extra prominently, his satisfaction in how an inclusive solid and crew advised the story "unflinching whereas nonetheless being delicate to the subject material."

grandson is at present bringing his assertive music to cities throughout America on tour with British rock band Nothing But Thieves. Check out grandson's full listing of tour dates right here and watch the "6:00" video beneath.