WATCH | Montreal's Jason Shay Drops Video For Captivating Track "For You" ft Marika

WATCH | Montreal's Jason Shay Drops Video For Captivating Track "For You" ft Marika

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When the beat kicks in on this one, you'll probably do a double-take.

20 year old Montreal rapper Jason Shay litterally came out of nowhere (at least for me). His latest track "For You" is part of his latest mixtape and features a captivating beat with the help of beautiful violin strokes from French violinist Marika. It's the type of beat that is solid from beginning to end, layered with his lyrical skills, an ability that is not necessarily easy to execute the way he did.

Sort of reminiscent of old-school Kendrick Lamar, it will leave you emotionally distraught as it progresses nicely and ends leaving you wanting more.

The single is accompanied by beautiful visuals by Fatty Soprano, who shot this in Montreal at a motel you'll probably recognize if you're from here. The concept is simple, but nicely executed with nice slo-mo shots featuring local model Shenice B. 

Watch Jason Shay's first video above, and keep yourself tuned in for more coming soon. 

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