Big Boi Salutes His Father with Vaulted “Tremendous Damage” Video

Written by on May 22, 2020

Though he’s been a little bit quiet as of late (nicely earlier than the COVID-19 stress), Massive Boi continues to be arduous at work with a joint project with Sleepy Brown known as The Massive Sleepover able to be launched once we get again to enterprise.

For now, as he quarantines like most of us are doing, Sir Lucious Left Foot is digging within the vaults with the discharge of a previously-unreleased video for “Great Harm,” a music from 2012’s Vicious Lies and Harmful Rumors that was impressed by the demise of his father, Tony Kearse.

“I shot ‘Great Harm’ years in the past, and I by no means launched it,” Massive Boi advised Complex. “However the music spoke to me as a result of there’s lots of people out right here which can be dropping family members, and the music’s about anyone who misplaced anyone. It’s devoted to my father. The world is experiencing great injury. I simply needed to talk to my folks.”

“[The song] was a celebration of his life. And it was a technique to painting him, as a result of all people is aware of The Son of Chico Dusty, however I needed folks to know who he was,” he added. “He made me the person I’m immediately, so far as being an amazing husband and father and household man. Though him and my mother weren’t collectively for very lengthy, there’s sure values that caught with me. Sons want their fathers. He taught me the right way to be a person.

“We added some issues to [the video] like sure results and extra historic footage of my dad when he was within the navy. He was within the Marines and he was within the Air Power, as nicely. The man was a genius. He fought in Beirut and Vietnam. It was my means of honoring him. He was a foul, dangerous man.”

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On high of sharing the video, Massive Boi additionally revealed Organized Noize and Goodie Mob are engaged on an album, shared a pair tales about Ludacris and a younger Future (the youthful cousin of Rico Wade), and even teased a collaboration with EarthGang–the Dreamville duo who has been in comparison with OutKast since their breakout a number of years again.

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