NAPPYNAPPA’S New Video For “Do My Dance” Makes You Feel Like You Can Do Anything

“Imma make somethin’ outta nothin, and the world gon’ love it.”

Even on an overcast day, NAPPYNAPPA’s energy is radiant. In the clip for “Do My Dance” — the first from his just-released New Balance EP — the D.C. artist wakes up in a field, takes a swig of beer, and brings the viewer along for a regular day’s shenanigans. Scenes beautifully skip back and forth between NAPPA gleefully rolling around and dancing outdoors, and giddily riding around in the backseat of a car with a friend, drinking and sharing his ambitions.

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“‘Do My Dance’ is the most honest and truest me in this realm,” NAPPYNAPPA told The FADER over email, “as many [of my songs] do, it puts you in my head.” Beaming and gold tooth-glistening, NAPPA recounts that he’s always been destined to change the world, encouraged by life’s roadblocks: “My mental ascension begun when I was young,” he raps, “it was due to what I came from/ momma was gone/ pops addicted to the heroine/ so I made somethin' outta nothin’.”

Watch the Zak Forrest-directed video above, and get your copy of the New Balance EP here.

NAPPYNAPPA’S New Video For “Do My Dance” Makes You Feel Like You Can Do Anything