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Video: The Aztext - "I Make Records"
Posted by Steve Juon at Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 3:30PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

From Melanie J. Cornish:

Video: The Aztext - "I Make Records"

After the success of I MAKE RECORDS, from their WHO CARES IF WE'RE DOPE EP, Vermont Hip-Hop duo, The Aztext, had to go all out in creating a visual to accompany the well received track. Leaving this in the capable hands of director, Brent Harrewyn, the debut video from the group oozes that old school charm and tenacity which we are all appreciative of when it comes to real Hip-Hop.

The video came to life with the help of a variety of people, the owners of the club Rasputins where it was shot as well as the Rhythm Riderz dance crew, who pushed themselves to the limit to ensure the video mirrored the effort Pro and Learic put into making the song.

"Making a video means we've joined the ranks of all the artists we grew up listening to.  What would Pharcyde's 'Drop' or the Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' be without their accompanying videos?  Of course the songs themselves are dope, but the videos solidified them as timeless.  The video also symbolizes a new drive for the Aztext.  Making music has become very comfortable for us, but making a video is incredibly challenging.  In the past, this may have stood in our way, but we've reached a level of maturity as artists where drive surpasses complacency." The Aztext

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