Where their ‘Make Some Noise’ reel was fuelled primarily by the star power and prestige of its A-list cast, Beastie Boys have taken a more homespun angle on the Spike Jonze-directed new video for ‘Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win’, the latest single to be scalped from the trio’s current LP ‘Hot Sauce Committee: Part Two’.
Appearing as uncanny (not) action figure alter egos, the three BB MCs are joined in some perilous lo-fi capers by trusty guest accomplice Santigold, who, besides adding extra heat to the reggae-style chorus on the song, has a vital in-video role in rescuing Mike D from a school of toothy plastic sharks. You’ll see.
Like one ingeniously-plotted cartoon adventure, peppered with droll dialogue and all wrapped up in a great song, the full ‘Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win’ 11-minute package is definitely worth opening up. Do so below.
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