Earlier today, seminal rap group A Tribe Called Quest released an epic new video for their single “Dis Generation.” The clip, helmed by “Atlanta” Hiro Murai, is filmed in striking black and white and features the group rapping about their excitement, fears and expectations for the next generation in an eerie Mobius looped subway station. In addition to gorgeous photography and a palpable urban atmosphere, Murai gives the clip a surreal quality by featuring Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi White and Busta Rhymes as the only moving figures within a static landscape. It’s a fittingly sublime video for one of the group’s best late-period tracks.
“Dis Generation” is the second single from Tribe’s latest and purportedly final album, 2016’s We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service. The group’s first release in 28 years, We Got It from Here received widespread acclaim and became only the second album in Tribe’s oeuvre to top the Billboard 200 album chart. Following their fantastic and aggressively political performance at the 2017 Grammys Awards, Tribe has been busy thrilling audiences across the globe on what they’ve claimed will be their last world tour.