Chicago rapper Lil Romo released his new music video for his OGMicWill-produced new single “When I Was Down” today. The MilkyMadeIt-directedvideo is the first listen from Lil Romo’s forthcoming project. “When I Was Down” is available everywhere, watch the video via The Programm/Empire. Enjoy this video stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
“When I Was Down” touches on the bleak realities Romo once faced before rap changed his life trajectory, from the track’s opening line: this was back when I was down, it was hard for me to smile, I don’t like to beg that why I ain’t come around. The video features Romo connecting with Chicago’s youth while reminiscing on his stark upbringing.
Romo’s unapologetic storytelling has garnered the attention of an active audience. He burst onto the scene in early 2019 with the release of the street anthem “Let’s Do It,” having garnered nearly 1M views on YouTube to date. With follow up hit “Move For Me” at half a million views and all recent releases amassing hundreds of thousands of hits in mere days, Chicago newcomer Lil Romo’s trajectory is true to his position at the #1 spot on Chicago media outlet WhatsTheWordTV’s 2020ArtistToWatch list.
Born and raised in Englewood, Chicago, 18-year-old Lil Romo faced some of life’s harshest challenges early on. Romo’s love for music dates back to his pre-teen years and he lists Lil Wayne and Michael Jackson as early musical influences. These artists ignited his appreciation for lyricism and artistry. With intentions of highlighting his unwavering love for his hometown while also anticipating putting all of the negative aspects behind him, Lil Romo zooms in on real life stories about growing up and simply existing in Chicago. With hundreds of thousands of views across YouTube while gearing up to release his highly anticipated debut project this summer, Lil Romo is poised for a major year.
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