After securing the win with on his new drop, “Checkmate” produced by Hit-Boy, the duo circles back with the accompanying video.
Over Hit-Boy’s triumphant beat, the D.M.V. lyricist conveys his inspirational and motivating bars. “I’m still on the come up, I’m still building my resume / I still got a lot to prove but still I’m heavy weight”, Cordae raps while the duo records in the studio, run a game of chess, and mob with their crew from an all-white set to the parking lot.
“Checkmate” is lifted off the Madden 23 soundtrack, a 39-track set featuring music from Bas, Big K.R.I.T., Killer Mike, Benny The Butcher, Doechii, Joey Bada$$, and many more including 33 inclusive beats by producer Hit-Boy.