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Watch the video for Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘Chum’

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    4 Dec 2012
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Watch the video for Earl Sweatshirt's 'Chum'

The black-and-white clip is a somber match for the Odd Future standout’s most personal song.

On ‘Chum’, Earl “brushes some dirt up off his psyche,” musing about complicated family issues, his racial identity, and his return from boarding school (after his first brush with Odd Future-based fame).

For the video, Earl floats through a monochromatic night, his life literally turned upside down. According to his Twitter, the effort was “directed by Hiro Murai, and delayed by The Man.” Watch it below.

Earl Sweatshirt’s debut album, titled Doris is forthcoming on Tan Cressida/Columbia, and he has promised will be more mature than his earliest material: “I hope i lose you as a fan if you only fuck with me because i rapped about raping girls when i was 15.”

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