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StarrZ releases fantastic “Dope Trilla” single and video

May 16, 2013
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Even since before Baltimore rapper StarrZ signed with Universal, he’d been hyping up Live Forever, Die Dope, his upcoming follow-up to last year’s Best Mixtape Ever, and its lead single, “Dope Trilla.” This month, the anthemic Feddy 2 Times-produced track was finally unveiled, in the form of an awesome video that only serves to highlight how massive the song sounds.

The Dope Trilla video, directed by Abeni Nazeer, depicts Baltimore with the kind of cinematic grit that is rarely done so well in local rap videos, with StarrZ rapping while chowing down on a chicken box or toting around a skateboard. And just when the song couldn’t get any crazier, the last minute is given over to an extended sample of the neighborhood shoutouts from the ‘90s Baltimore club classic “Handclap” by DJ Snoopy and Lil Mama (not the New York rapper that later came along performing under that name).

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  • Rob

    Love the video, not sold on the song. Not a fan of chanting “im dope, im trill” although the bars are nice.

  • Truth

    HES A COPY CAT. CHECK “REAL StarrZ” ..”KiinG StarrZ”.
    https://soundcloud.com/starrz

  • Truth

    Check DATES!