Rick Ross, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z’s Careers Highlighted in ‘3 Kings’ Video
If you don’t know by now, today (July 31) is the release of Rick Ross‘ new album ‘God Forgives, I Don’t.’ To celebrate, the Miami rapper dropped a video for ‘3 Kings,’ his a celebratory track of health and wealth featuring Dr. Dre and Jay-Z.
The directorial team of Dre Films helmed what’s being called a “MMG Visual Piece” for ‘3 Kings,’ which chronicles the glorious rise of Rozay, Dre and Hova in the rap game. The clip intercuts various footage of the trifecta’s career milestones.
With Dr. Dre, we see him riding out in Chevys, collecting his Source awards, mentoring his proteges Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur as well as touting his business savvy with Beats by Dre headphones. “I built this house, n—a get your own s— / I only love it when her hair long / You should listen to this beat through my headphones,” he raps.
In Rozay’s video collage, visuals of Pablo Escobar, cocaine and cash are shown to represent the street life that also consumes the tropical city of Miami. But we also see images of the Bawse riding in the Maybach and on motorcycles with his Maybach Music Group superstar Meek Mill.
Finally, Jay-Z visuals gets heighten with images of him smoking a cigar as he conducts business meetings and collecting paintings by Basquiat. “Millions on the wall in all my rooms / N—as couldn’t f— with my daughter’s room / N—as couldn’t walk in my daughter’s socks / Banksy b—-es, Basquiat,” Hov raps as we look into the brown eyes of a girl who resembles a young Blue Ivy(?).
Overall, Dre Films did a phenomenal job creating a captivating video reel of Rick Ross, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z’s ascension in hip-hop. It shows that with a lot of hard work and dedication, anyone can move from the streets to the boardroom.