Andre Muir on How His Video for Mick Jenkins Tells a Story of Toxic Masculinity

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It’s Nice That: “A man sits in a car drinking his sorrows away. Two middle-school aged boys fight ritualistically with an onlooking crowd. A group of teenagers take out their phones to record their friend as he suffocates himself. In the new music video for Mick Jenkins’ Smoke Break-Dance, Smuggler director Andre Muir creates a series of characters to explore the familiar state of escapism and distraction. Throughout the video, parallel narratives meet to show us how these vices often make a situation worse, as the distractions that initially serve as a minor diversion become the sum of our world.”

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