NEW MUSIC | TOOSII AND LATTO DROP FEEL-GOOD NOSTALGIC VIDEO FOR “5’5”

Syra­cuse-born, North Car­o­lina-raised rap­per Toosii returns today with a nos­tal­gic video for his hit single, “5’5” fea­tur­ing Latto. The track is a standout from Toosii’s new mix­tape, Thank You For Believ­ing (The Mani­fest­a­tion), out now via South Coast Music Group / Cap­it­ol Records. The visu­al finds Toosii get­ting romantic and dan­cing at a throw­back house party—all baggy pants, buck­et hats, and hoop ear­rings. It’s a cheer­ful clip for the feel-good rap track.

Toosii’s latest ode to love finds the rap­per mov­ing from a quick flow to melod­ic bars. The video for “5’5”—directed by Joan Pabon, pro­duced by Andreas Gar­cia and shot in Atlanta— stars Toosii at a bump­ing house party when his “angel” makes her way in. The two shoot pool, take turns at the keg, and find some chem­istry on the dance­floor. Latto makes an appear­ance for her stel­lar verse, and togeth­er, the two take the party out­side where they can more freely show off their moves.

“5’5” fol­lows the video for “spin music” with Fivio For­eign, the first single from Thank You For Believ­ing (The Mani­fest­a­tion), the deluxe ver­sion of Toosii’s acclaimed 2021 mix­tape. The “spin music” visu­al mir­rors the song’s kin­et­ic energy, jump­ing between scenes of ATVs, parties, and bed­rooms in a dizzy­ing array of lenses, cam­era angles, and spe­cial effects. VIBE wrote that the track “finds the two New York­ers deliv­er­ing what could be the city’s latest drill anthem.”

The “5’5” video con­tin­ues Toosii’s unbe­liev­able run from a grind­ing upstart to becom­ing a glob­ally cel­eb­rated rap­per. Earli­er this year, he sur­passed one bil­lion streams, proof his music is res­on­at­ing. And now, with a proven abil­ity to con­sist­ently churn out diverse, vivid, and affect­ing music, Toosii shows no signs of slow­ing down. His cha­risma and screen pres­ence are obvi­ous in the video for “5’5,” mark­ing anoth­er stun­ning per­form­ance from one of rap’s most excit­ing young artists.

 

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Rishma Dhaliwal

Edit­or / PR Con­sult­ant at No Bounds
Rishma Dhali­w­al has extens­ive exper­i­ence study­ing and work­ing in the music and media industry. Hav­ing writ­ten a thes­is on how Hip Hop acts as a social move­ment, she has spent years research­ing and con­nect­ing with artists who use the art form as a tool for bring­ing a voice to the voice­less. Cur­rently work­ing in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media know­ledge to I am Hip Hop and oth­er pro­jects by No Bounds.

About Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal has extensive experience studying and working in the music and media industry. Having written a thesis on how Hip Hop acts as a social movement, she has spent years researching and connecting with artists who use the art form as a tool for bringing a voice to the voiceless. Currently working in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media knowledge to I am Hip Hop and other projects by No Bounds.