Rapper and lyricist Open Mike Eagle first encounters the woman who will lead him through the video for his new single, “Admitting the Endorphin Addiction,” while walking along Venice Beach. He’s taking a stroll on a sunny day when she starts circling him, a dancing siren diverting his attention, drawing him astray.
Light washes down on the boardwalk as she spins, and Open Mike Eagle proceeds to unfurl the opening lines of a focused pair of verses and a memorable hook that ponders addiction — the allure, the struggle, the obsession of forbidden fruit.
The lyrics open with a gust of metered precision as the scene cuts to Mike rapping in near darkness, black...
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