New video from Samurai Shotgun, "Escape Above"

Local alt hip hop group Samurai Shotgun — made up of vocalist/emcee Prince Golden (aka Matt Henley), bassist Bryant Harp, DJ Qeys (Marquis Blocker) on turntables and keys, guitarist Tyler Mulder and drummer Jovan Lecaro — recently premiered a brand new video for their track "Escape Above," which finds Golden flowing hushed sing-song word-association style rhymes about escape over melodic melancholic guitar, subdued low-end grooves and slow rolling rhythms.

The video by Pablo Vasquez follows each of the male band members as they encounter, hang with or attempt to woo varying types of women — from a corseted fire dancer to a classy girl of high rise means — and it features some place and faces you may recognize. Check it out after the jump...

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