Kevin Abstract Makes It Known He’s An Artist With Something To Say In Self-Directed “Empty” Video

It’s rare to discover a full-fledged artist but Kevin Abstract, the frontman of hip-hop boyband Brockhampton, is just that.

After releasing his acclaimed debut album MTV1987 in 2014, the 20-year-old has returned with a new song entitled “Empty,” which also has been paired with a cinematic visual he directed. With his suburban Texas upbringing serving as Anytown, USA, he captures his Gen Y life with lyrics like “I hate my yearbook photo/ I hate my passport/ I hate my last name/I hate everything it stands for.”

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For the visual, Abstract also teamed up with Michael Uzowuru, who has worked with the likes of Frank Ocean, Earl Sweatshirt and Vince Staples.

With “Empty” being  just a first taste of his forthcoming album American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story, it’s a great indicator of the greatness to come from Abstract whose uncompromising point of view speaks volumes.