Premiere: Masta Ace Speaks For The “Young, Black & Intelligent” In New Video


Historically Brooklyn has been home to people of all races, but things weren’t always all good for African Americans in the Sheepshead Bay part of the borough. As a young teenager, Masta Ace, experienced racial tension first hand when he started attending a predominately white high school.

In his VIBE premiere of “YBI (Young, Black & Intelligent),” Ace remembers how he felt when he was thrown into a whole new world after after being bused from his neighborhood of Brownsville, Brooklyn to Sheepshead Bay High School.

Ace’s new visuals come from his newly released full-length album The Falling Season, which was produced by entirely by Kic Beats.

The New York veteran also gave a detailed explanation of the track to WatchLoud.

Watch both videos below.