Riky Rick’s Exodus
When this man dropped his album Family Values, the streets went crazy for it. Riky Rick became a household name on the local music scene in a short time and now he’s back with a new short film/extended music video that may lead some to wonder whether it is Riky Rick whose talents are undeniably ill or those of his dancers, producers and regular collaborator, the extraordinary director Kyle Lewis.
The imagery in Exodus is honestly some of the dopest you will see from any rapper, or director, in this country. The ’hood scenes and gang standoffs make for very raw viewing, along with a standout chapter called Power, in which Lewis uses a kaleidoscope effect on rubbish at a dump to make some rather twisted images that leave quite an impression.
Some of the best parts of Exodus are when Riky Rick isn’t even spitting a single word and the producers and musicians he works with are afforded space for their
This eight-minute music video/short film is well worth the watch
VISUALLY STUNNING Riky Rick’s short film is written and directed by Kyle Lewis