Offset Jim is not only a local hero in The Bay, but with Rich Off The Pack he’s solidified his spot as a national concern. Hot off the heels of his newest album, Offset Jim shares new visuals for “Off White Mikes” ft. EST Gee. The marriage of a bouncy DTB-produced bassline and menacingly urgent piano keys on the track’s instrumental sets the perfect stage for the emcees to exhibit their mastery of the unfazed flex. The track sees Jim expanding on his hustler’s manifesto in his signature style, rapping, “Come from a murder zone/Talkin’ murder on a burner phone,” with delivery so subtle, he could’ve recorded it at the library.
In the video, Jim embodies every bit of effortlessness captured in his verses, as we see the Oakland rapper go from kicking back on a staircase, to flexing money on a rooftop, to eating Doritos on a kitchen island, all while adorning the same paint-splattered hoodie with a pair of iced-out chains. The visual brings to life the complimentary styles of Jim and EST Gee’s soft-spoken street knowledge in all its hard-hitting glory. Filmed in the NYC neighborhood of Tribeca, “Off White Mikes” is just the latest addition in a series of recent high-production videos from the Rich Off The Pack, like “Members Only,” “Face Card” ft. Kenny Beats, “Make No Sense” ft. Babyface Ray, and “Regular.”
In a heavily populated Bay Area rap scene, Offset Jim has remained a standout since emerging alongside fellow Play Runners Association rapper ALLBLACK in 2018 and 2019. Hailing from the notorious Oakland neighborhood known as the Murder Dubs, Jim first made waves after back-to-back releases in 2019. The first was his solo effort, No Pressure, featuring the local hit titular track, which amassed over 3 million streams, and the second, 22nd Ways, a collab mixtape with ALLBLACK, featuring the Bay Area favorite, “Trip On It,” which amassed over 7 million streams. With the release of Rich Off The Pack, Offset Jim has put the nation on notice that he’s far more than just the Bay Area’s problem now.
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