The Council - Council Arts (Official Music Video)

The Council releases its first music video from Nothing Else Matters

The Council, has released its first music video, for the song, Council Arts, from its album, Nothing Else Matters. Directed by Scotty Dreamkiller, shot by Warren Buckle and edited by David ‘Enco’ DaCosta, it shows The Council in an intense cypher, with exciting visual effects complementing it.

Originally released in September 2015, Council Arts was the first track recorded by long-time collaborators Five Steez, The Sickest Drama, Inztinkz and Nomad Carlos under the name, The Council. It also appears as the first song, after the Intro, on the crew’s album, which was made available in September 2017.

On the track, the four MCs trade powerful verses over a hard-hitting boom-bap beat with a rich female vocal sample, chopped by Inztinkz, the group’s producer.

Nothing Else Matters, which also boasts art direction by Scotty Dreamkiller (Jomé Anderson) and Warren Buckle, features neck-snapping drums and majestic instrumentation, matched by superb rapping, articulating an unheard ‘third world’ perspective, but a narrative similar to other cities globally, The album is available on CD and digitally at, and on online outlets such as iTunes, Spotify etc.

The Council is Kingston, Jamaica’s champion team for the Hip Hop culture, consistently releasing music as solo artistes over the past decade and staging events. The collective has collaborated musically for many years, culminating in the production of Kingston's premier Hip Hop event, Pay Attention, from 2012 - 2015, and most recently, its late 2017 album, Nothing Else Matters.

Last modified on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 05:06