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Virginia rapper OG ILLA shares politically-charged visual for ‘2AM in Richmond’: Watch

From the opening scene in his new video to the lyrics in his song, Richmond rapper OG ILLA declares which side of history he wants to be. Cutting the head off of American Confederate General Robert E Lee’s statue and showing graffiti that calls for the defunding of the local police department, the artist raps in front of a mural for African-Americans wrongfully killed at the hands of police officers. Watch the visual for the catchy ‘2AM in Richmond’ now.


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