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Shot, edited and directed by Eshon Burgundy for GDLK Films. Additional camera work done by Jeremiah Bligen.
Individual bios for the NFTRY can be found at thenftry.com (7 artists, including the videographer Eshon Burgundy).
Music Producers: DaBoomSquad
Daboomsquad is a record & engineer production team consisting of producers and instrumentalists hailing from the likes of Chicago IL, Kansas City MO, Richmond VA and Sioux Falls SD. Daboomsquad are a team of four members K-Diamond, @kdiamondbeats, Rockhouse Music @iamrockhouse, Jluv Productions @jluvbeatskc and A-Foe @afoe_100. Daboomsquad assembled back in 2016 with the desire to glorify Christ and grow immensely in the area of music, engineering and overall production. K-Diamond and Feeze187 had a relationship prior to music production as they both played college football together. The remainder of the team JLuv and Rock House came about via developed friendships and relationships over time. Daboomsquad are know for their hard hitting drums, 808’s, sample chops and crispy melodic elements. Daboomsquad aren’t strangers to music and understand what it takes to attack all genres of musical production. (https://daboomsquad.com/)
Hip-Hop / Rap
NFTRY - Wake
Though my footsteps ordered, and I took steps forward to foot step water/ when I should rep For ya every footstep toward ya I look left for ya/ blinded by the sea I should wept water, my mind is out of key I just left torture/ pick me up Lord save me cause the wind blow crazy my sin go take me I’ve been low lately, but the pen go crazy so men go praise me, and I don’t wanna be put on a pedestal/ see that pride a turn me into an animal yeah I’m fallible with some wondering eyes I need em lateral/ but ya grace is sufficient so when I say that I’m Christian I pray that it’s different, and if I sway from the mission Lord take my position await my submission
If I don’t shift that Will and I’m stiffed neck Lord Shake Me You give grace to the humble So when pride starts to bubble, Lord Break Me, If I’m out here sleep walking Hypnotized by the sweet talking - Lord Wake Me Set me on fire, Let it burn here and now, Until the day that you Take Me. So I won’t when you raise me.
IV Conerly Verse:
Heaven eyes to earth Great commission, got our marching orders, They done messed up by stealing us from out our borders, Now we in they quarters screaming in God we trust, Impoverished theologians, But we polished by his touch, And if I go astray look away messing up, You give me grace in a place where they test the love, They might put hands on me, They might get off a couple shots, But understand homie, Long as I live I wont stop
Tone Spain Verse:
A little leaven render the witness ineffective, Pride'll seep in be in sin but we didn’t detect it, I bought a field with a treasure so every possession, God forbid I turn around and neglect the investment, And its vested, 401 the benefits reap and made innocent, Sheep remain diligent, Christ God no king can claim synomym, Whom he loves he keeps and whom he keeps He disciplines.
Eshon Burgundy Verse:
just wanna keep my torch lit/ they keep trying to make me want the Forbes list/ Trying to maintain my faith and keep it gorgeous/ Only narrow minded people will applaud this/ Only shallow minded people will avoid this/ Somewhere at the foot of the cross is where the choice is/ When I’m a little bit off I’m still anointed/ So Lord correct me when I’m wrong before I wrong this/
Jeremiah Bligen Verse:
Here I am again now on my knees knocking, Praying I would walk well (whale) Like a sea orca, And What I spew off the dome, it Would be water, Boarding a plane to normal, would mean torture. And lately I’ve been feeling stuck in a rut, Wrestling with God, Tryna chump a construct - In the way of my faith, To It’s a tussle to touch, But I'm Fighting Beyond this Like Knuck if you buck
Jay Cabassa Bridge:
So many distractions in sight I pray, The spirit that Liveth inside will take, The mold of my mind, the holes in my heart Desires that blind me right away So many in line to benign our faith, Spirit that liveth inside I pray, Renew my mind, take root in my heart So I can live this life here wide awake
Father, do whatever you gotta, Keep me out of the lava Lead me back to the water So easy just to get caught up, Continue fighting a rival While waiting for your arrival. Walking right in my purpose Not focusing on a title, Keep my mind on your goodness It keeps it from going idle, In your image you sketch me if ever I get too sketchy May your spirit come fetch me When everything got too shaky The devil trying to bait me, Before the pressure can break me Lord wake me.
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