Odd Future's The Internet release video for 'Cocaine,' and it's a trip
Warning: The new video for "Cocaine," by The Internet, contains a lot of stuff that kids or bosses maybe shouldn't see, including shots of the group's Syd the Kyd, best known as Odd Future's DJ/producer and the lone female in the thriving L.A. hip-hop group's arsenal, snorting what looks to be cocaine and taking ecstasy with a woman she picks up at a fair. There are hallucinatory scenes of the two wandering past Ferris wheels and merry-go-rounds while eye-popping passersby stare at them intently.
While they roam, "Cocaine" plays in the background, a smooth, weird, occasionally clumsy slow jam that draws from the quiet-storm R&B of Frank Ocean, Weeknd and Drake. Odd Future's Left Brain pops in for a mid-song rhyme, but unfortunately, his lyrics are too salty for us to embed the video above.
All it takes is a finger-click, though. But be forewarned, it's a pretty insane and surreal clip -- and the final 10 seconds make the whole thing work. Watch it here.
-- Randall Roberts
Photo: A scene from the "Cocaine" video. Credit: The Internet