PREMIERE: Trapo “She Moved On” Video

Nuance and intimacy are two things that are sometimes difficult to grasp; both come with age and experience. But for 18-year-old rapper Trapo, neither are out of his scope of understanding—he takes to both very well—and it’s refreshing and reassuring. The Madison, Wisconsin, native’s latest project, SHE, which he calls “a complete therapy session,” is authentically his, an unfiltered journey through the highs and lows of his relationships with women. SHE also already shows Trapo’s growth: While his vocals keep the same aggressive flow, he aesthetically shifts toward more upbeat pieces, rather than some of the darker sonic motifs he’s clung to before.

Today, we’re premiering the first video from that project, for the aptly titled track “She Moved On,” a song about heartbreak. “A boy loses his girl to another guy, a guy who is richer and can provide whatever she needs. So instead of fighting for her, I put together an organized home invasion,” Trapo says. It’s a pretty identifiable storyline, to say the least.

In the video, by videographer Cody LaPlant, we see the young emcee gathering his friends to rob the house, or as Trapo sings, “The perfect night to call the guys, I’m thinking hit a stain.” The four of them don black masks and slip in through an open window. Trapo, gun poised, searches the house for what ends up being a safe. He picks it up and all four run for the getaway car, just as the homeowner pulls up.

Indeed, with this storyline, Trapo might be revealing his youth—robbing a house seems like something a naive person might do—but sometimes you go to extremes when your heart is broken. And that’s something we can all relate to.

Related Posts


PREMIERE: Well$ “130” Video


PREMIERE: Falside “Snacks” Video


PREMIERE: $Ha Hef “No Safety” Video


PREMIERE: Adian Coker “Nothing New” Video


PREMIERE: Dre Island “M-16” Video


Latest News

nas-rapture Film


Mass Appeal’s new Netflix series premieres this weekend at SXSW
same Hot Takes

It Was a Type Beat Year

The search for something new in a year of sameness
shea serrano Features

Shea Serrano Quit His Teaching Job, Now He Has Two Best Sellers and Two TV Shows

"It is funny to just walk in and just be a Mexican, because I’m usually the only one there"
mf doom Features

The 10 Best DOOM Songs of 2017, Ranked

Even after 'The Missing Notebook Rhymes' went missing, the masked villain still caused havoc
worst cops Features

The Worst Cops of 2017

The hall of shame
donald trump Features

32 Songs That Dissed Donald Trump in 2017

The "F.D.T." wave
lil peep News

R.I.P. Gus, Long Live Lil Peep

Resisting nostalgia at the speed of the internet
88 rising Features

Sean Miyashiro of 88rising Connected the Cultures

With 1.25 million YouTube subscribers and a gang of talent, 88rising controlled the new East-West flow
eminem Video

Eminem By the Numbers

You may know how many f*cks he gives, but what about the other crucial figures from Slim Shady's career?
tape Features

Why 2017 Was Rap’s Year of the Tape

Seven labels explain why they're still rewinding cassettes back
safdie brothers Features

The Safdie Brothers Got Gritty as 2017’s Filmmakers to Watch

"You might not like the feeling that you're feeling, but you can still be entertained by that feeling."
best albums Features

The 25 Best Albums of 2017

The essential sounds that defined one very strange year
hey arnold Humor

Everything About Christmas is Awful, Except the ‘Hey Arnold!’ Special

The one redeeming thing about this trash holiday
combat-jack Features

Knowledge Darts Vol. 32: Winter Solstice

I never got to say thank you
jeezy Video

Open Space: Jeezy

"You can’t just crush a diamond with a rock. It’s hard, it’s tough. But it’s bright."

Rhythm Roulette: Boi-1da

The wait is over