Combining lyrics and abstract colored shapes with cityscape imagery, director Mero takes the deep kick drums and irregular rhythms of L’Orange’s Victrola static and golden age vocalizations and delivers a new visual for the song “Ignore The Man To Your Right.” Chicago emcee Jeremiah Jae drops deadpan lyrics while Stones Throw spitter Homeboy Sandman ties his verbals to the second verse.

Taken by itself L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae’s singles leave listeners adrift in an undefined world of prohibition rap – a artistic Hiphop version of 1930s gangster films. But as fans of L’Orange already know, making sense of the story as each piece of the puzzle unfolds is part of the experience. The entire story unfolds on the album “The Night Took Us In Like Family.”

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