Mykki Blanco runs the mall in the music video for “PLAY” from J-E-T-S

Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum enlist the rapper for their latest single.

January 18, 2019

J-E-T-S is the collaborative project formed in 2012 by electronic wizards Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum. They're back on Friday with their latest single, a punishing industrial house number called "PLAY" featuring Mykki Blanco, and The FADER has the premiere of the track's fun and vibrant video. Mykki takes on a number of personas – a security guard, a distracted mother, and a Hot Topic fiend among them – and places them all in a photo booth where he delivers his fierce bars. Check out the Robert Fox-directed clip above.


"PLAY" is a timely reminder of Blanco's withering and imitable flow, as Machinedrum told The FADER in an email. "I can say that what Mykki sent back was perfect for the beat and I couldn't imagine anyone else on it. We were stunned when we got the vocal demo back, we knew it would be good but we were truly blown away. His lyrics and delivery perfectly matched the energy we put into our tracks, a mix of playfulness and focused discipline."

In his email, Mykki wrote called the song "fun as fuck to record, point blank... I heard the track and the spaced out minimal instrumental that just rattles you from the inside with enough space for me to just be free on top, always my kinda mood! These two really are such creative powerhouses and I'm so happy to start 2019 with this feature/collab.”

Watch the video for "PLAY" above and hear the track below via Spotify.

Mykki Blanco runs the mall in the music video for “PLAY” from J-E-T-S