Friday, September 20, 2013
Video: Rappers represent Funky Town in new song “I Love Fort Worth”
They also thank their weed man.
FORT WORTH Fort Worth is generally recognized as "Cowtown," but a group of local rappers recently shed light on the city's less stereotypical identity as "Funky Town."
In a new music video entitled “I Love Fort Worth,” lyricists Hustle Man Hefner, Royal South, Smoothvega, D Rich, Willstrumentals, Itz Gibz, Lou Charles, Renizance and Dreamer Daze show their love for their hometown without tired images of the Stockyards. The track is reminiscent of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us,” but exponentially more awesome because it’s about North Texas. (Throw it up!)
Inspiration for the video came from Edgar “Royal South” Romero, one of the hip-hop artists who recently developed a Fort Worth-based apparel line called I Love My City Clothing. The brand will expand to 24 other major cities across the U.S., developing both a logo and music single/video featuring local artists for each, according to Torrence "T.Riff" Burnett, manager of strategic operations for I Love My Clothing.
Here's Funky Town's:
“I Love Fort Worth” Official Music Video (NSFW)
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