“When it all boils down, life means nothing, your word don’t mean no thang when it’s time to press the button.”
Latrell James is an upcoming Boston rapper. He’s opened for Kendrick Lamar, Cam’ron and Scarface. “The Button” is a self-produced track, focusing on James’ product of his family and environment discussing how violence shaped his experiences. The music video is directed by J Documentary and shot in black and white. James is potrayed as a cop walking around town.
This track is featured on James’ upcoming album Twelve. Other notable singles include “Distance” and “99 Altima”. Twelve is releasing in early 2015.
His 2012 critically-acclaimed project Lemonade Stand can be streamed on Bandcamp.
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