May 2, 2012

Tosten Burks has also been described as beautifully dirty.

Let this dirty, beautiful, beautifully dirty video for Sunday School standout track “All” be a forceful reminder that if you’re not yet listening to Tree, you should be. While the Chicago rapper may be flying under the Gawker radar, he is making music with intensely more depth than the city’s dreadlock-shaking drill-rap movement, with just as much exasperated bravado.

Such an artistically deliberate video as this, which splices brief kaleidoscopic slideshows of other people’s seven deadly sins alongside Tree’s pained revelrous delivery, goes a long way to legitimizing Tree’s controversial quirks, the ever-choking bray of a voice, the repetitive “Choppers/choppers…” flow. They become desperate surges of emphasis rather than technical deficiencies. Tree has a lot to say and he wants to make this clear through more than just saying it.

MP3: Tree – ” All” (Left-Click

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