Watch Mr MFN eXquire's Post-Sandy 'Fuck 1 Time' Video

New York rapper gets dystopian in lower Manhattan

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Marc Hogan

Hurricane Sandy's music-related output could soon qualify as "prolific." Not a full week after 12-12-12 benefit concert, Mr MFN eXquire has shared a video shot during those eerie, fraught days when the storm left lower Manhattan without electricity. Accordingly, the "Fuck 1 Time" clip, directed by previous eXquire visual collaborator Shane Annas, shows the recently name-abbreviating New York rapper spitting rhymes in the shadows, near deserted subway stops and on streets lit only by the blinking red and blue of emergency vehicles. Despite a blowjob joke involving Juno, the song's paranoid rhymes and jazzy keyboard bloops actually suit the visuals well. The song comes from eXquire's recent mixtape The Man in the High Castle, a reference to a dystopian Philip K. Dick novel, and although there's certainly nothing as heavy here as the fucking Nazis winning World War II, it's at once an effective bit of do-it-yourself storytelling and a time capsule from a literally dark time.

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