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Skyzoo -- "Popularity" (Music Video)

"Pen game proper/ My pen game proper"

Undoubtedly, Skyzoo's debut LP The Salvation may be the only LP this year that matched sonically and lyrically to the street excellence of Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Part II.

There are many highlights from Salvation, but the song "Popularity" (produced by Nottz) is the one track that is getting heavy rotation on my iPod nano.

Skyzoo's video for "Salvation" is great. Set in a "Saved by the Bell" fantasy world, we follow Skyzoo through a day in high school where hi-jinks and insanity ensue.

Amanada Diva makes a cameo in the clip as a high-school cutie who is being amorously pursued by the school nerd.

Nevermind the fact that most of the people in the video look way too old to be in high school; this isn't remedial hip-hop -- it's bonafide street-hop from this year's rising rap star Skyzoo. Bravo!

Go cop The Salvation!

Skyzoo -- MySpace | iTunes