DC Reflects On His Younger Self's Decisions In Tense "Firing Squad" Visuals

DC Reflects On His Younger Self's Decisions In Tense "Firing Squad" Visuals

October 21, 2022

After giving us a brief rundown of what he's been up to over the past year on "The Lastest", DC is back in full storytelling mode for his latest drop titled "Firing Squad".

The much-loved TSB is on production duties, pairing soulful chords with steady drums to set the scene for DC's bars. With an understated approach, he flows with stories from his youthful days, reflecting on the decisions he's made in the past and their lasting effects.

Despite how much he's changed his ways, the past seems to catch up to DC in the visuals directed by Tayler Prince-Fraser. Through a black-and-white filter, the scenes unravel against a plain backdrop with young boys hooded up, giving the illusion of shadows as they reenact the tense moments of DC's childhood.

"'Firing Squad' is a reflection on a very major chapter in my life—secondary school. I feel like specifically between year 9-11 I really learnt a lot about myself and who I do and don't want to be. The pressures of being a yute in the ends trying to navigate all the pressures, the draw outs the ends brings... I speak about specific moments in my life that probably dictated decisions I made in my life negatively. That secondary school environment can be intense. You're juggling pressures from the roads, girls, all of that. It's pure survival..."

Step into DC's world below.

Words: Blessing Borode
Photography: Will Beach