Chicago, IL – From saluting landmarks akin to Harold’s Chicken or “The Rink” to conveying the importance of “foot working” and the Bulls, Zaena x Jason Maek’s new “Get You Right” video is the perfect Chicago inner-city tradition expertise.
“This music and visible are each enjoyable and insightful,” Maek, who directed the video which fuses each Hip Hop and home music (additionally a Chicago staple), tells RealStreetRadio. “Most folks solely hear in regards to the negatives of internal metropolis Chicago tradition. Zaena and I wished to remind the world that there are lots of wonderful shiny spots as properly.”
Even with the buoyant really feel of the observe, “Get You Right” doesn’t shrink back from the ills that also plague the Windy City’s communities. Police brutality, the nation’s present political local weather, and scholar debt are all highlighted, which particularly resonates with Zaena who identifies as a Libyan refugee.
“Although my household moved right here for a greater life, America nonetheless suffers from many issues my homeland at the moment experiences starting from political corruption to police brutality,” she says. “It was essential for me to level that in hopes to begin a dialog to create change.”
“Get Your Right” follows the lately RealStreetRadio-premiered video, “Get To Work,” which garnered nearly 200,000 views within the first week, spawned over 30 response movies on YouTube and bought picked up by MTV and MTV2.
Watch the “Get You Right” video up above and observe each Zaena and Jason on Instagram.