video directed by Diego
“When you dealing with time you know you never can wait..that’s the concept of Motion. The symbolism in the video, will mean different things to different people and that’s what makes it dope.” – Young RJ
Young RJ Drops “Motion” featuring Joyner Lucas & Statik Selektah
Produced by: Young RJ & Jay Dee aka J Dilla
Additional Production: Ice Pic
Additional Vocals: Earlly Mac
Motion is featured on his full length album Blaq Royalty
Continuing with his well received solo project, Detroit emcee and producer, Young RJ, premieres his new video with Vibe Magazine called, “Motion.” Young RJ enlists some
A level features to assist in bringing this mid-tempo, yet melodic banger to life. RJ grabbed NYC’s Joyner Lucas and DJ Statik Selektah and together they created a track under the production skills of RJ and the late Jay Dee aka J Dilla. The additional vocals heard on the hook is completed by Big Sean’s right hand Earlly Mac and newcomer Drey Skonie. You can hear all the undertones of what each artist brings to the table, once you press play.
The video was shot in Detroit, after a Joyner Lucas show, close to the staple venue, El Bar. The director, Diego, put black and white visuals together that tells an abstract story, that can be taken, different ways, by different viewers. Everyone showed up to the shoot. In addition to Young RJ, Joyner Lucas, and Earlly Mac starring in the video.. look for cameo appearances from Supakaine, an indie artist emerging from Detroit.
Young RJ’s album Blaq Royalty is now available everywhere. The album features Boldy James, Guilty Simpson, BJ the Chicago Kid and a host of others.