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Watch De La Soul Rap on a Rubik’s Cube in ‘Get Away’ Video

De La Soul Get Away Spirit of the Wu video

De La Soul turn a Rubik’s Cube into a video screen in the gritty new video for their rap-reclaiming single “Get Away.” As the ’90s-checking groove sidles forth, we see Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo rapping on the ever-shifting sides of the beguiling toy while their old album covers come to life and splash color into the intentionally drab scene. The result is a minimal but inventive — a captivating clip that utilizes the concept in more complicated ways as it progresses. The song samples the intro to Disc Two of Wu-Tang Forever, incorporating both the eerie sounds of the original and the accompanying chatter from RZA and GZA (tagged as “the Spirit of the Wu”), all of which fits the moody atmosphere of the Lenny Bass and Kris Merc-directed video. De La’s eighth album You’re Welcome is currently slated to be released this fall, but it does not yet have a release date.