San Francisco MC sayknowledge just dropped my favorite video of 2013, for the track “Art Goons”, which was produced by the Bay Area’s Mars Today and features a verse from Moreno Valley’s Cashius Green. Mars, who also directed the video and produced sayknowledge’s Vibe Called Quest album, has been working with the MC for the last few years, and it looks like they’re on the right track. For “Art Goons”, sayknowledge takes Mars’ great beat and steals the show with his effortless flow and laid-back cool and confidence. Woostaar, who directed A-1‘s “Now You Do” video, added the visual effects that are the proverbial cherry on top of this outstanding video. Check it out below.
If you’re like me, just one verse from sayknowledge wasn’t enough, so here he is dropping a couple more in a video chronicling the creation of a beat by G Koop and O-Man: