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Chaos reigns in video for DJ Shadow’s “Nobody Speak” featuring Run The Jewels

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Nothing says chaos like old men in suits fighting to the death. From DJ Shadow’s latest album, The Moutain Will Fall, comes an unofficial new music video for the song “Nobody Speak.” Featuring Run The Jewels rapping over DJ Shadow’s track, it’s a great, raucous hit with a smooth background that belies the barely tempered ferocity of the lyrics. The song was introduced to many in the closing credits of the third-season premiere of HBO’s Silicon Valley but now has a music video to go along with its terrific sound.

DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels - Nobody Speak from Sam Pilling on Vimeo.

Directed by Sam Pilling, the video shows some sort of international summit quickly falling into anarchy as the two representatives of the United States and the United Kingdom start spitting mad rhymes at each other. Soon the words lead to fisticuffs, and then all-out war erupts, which also includes some pigs for some reason, and people scramble for safety. It’s a great visual counterpoint to the song’s sound and gets at its idea of contempt rising until violence ensues.

Note: The lyrics of the video are NSFW.

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