Lil Gnar Drops Energetic New Single “Stonecrest”

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Posted on January 18, 2023 at 8:48 am

Source: Audible Treats

Lil Gnar shares Stonecrest,” a new video single. Produced by Bouncegohard, the spritely new single finds the 43B signee skating atop rollicking piano in raspy triplets, reminiscing about his youth shopping at Stonecrest Mall in Atlanta’s Eastside and reflecting on what he had to do to survive. “Lord forgive me for my sins, I was just tryin’ to win, for sho sho,” rhymes Gnar, as he remembers his past life.

“Stonecrest is an area on the Eastside of Atlanta where I spent a lot of time hanging and growing up, especially at the Stonecrest Mall,” says Lil Gnar. “It’s a symbol that represents the situations I had to overcome to get to where I am today. The song describes my feelings about the past. I’m just asking for forgiveness and remembering why the area I was raised in is relevant to the way I move now.”

Directed by Highdeas based on a treatment Gnar wrote himself, the video for “Stonecrest” tells a powerful story that could only take place in the south. The video starts with a defiant Gnar rhyming in front of six hanging klansmen–a powerful image that alludes to the institutional racism that every Black person must overcome–before the designer-clad artist speeds off in his all-white Bentley truck. By the time Gnar reaches a farm filled with miniature horses, it’s clear that he has leveled up his lifestyle even as he’s stayed true to his country roots. The video for “Stonecrest” continues Gnar’s recent hot streak, following clips for “Almighty Gnar” ft. Chief Keef and “Triple S.”