Fresh off the release of P2, short for Paranoia 2, Dave East delivers a short film for his Nas-assisted cut, “The Hated”.
The cut actually follows “Corey” from P2, which is the prequel to “The Hated”, which appears on the original Paranoia EP the rapper dropped last year.
The 10-minute short film that follows the story of Anthony and Corey, two childhood friends caught up in the streets. Anthony “Ant Live” has been cold-blooded ever since he saw his friend die as a kid. 10 years later, he is still affected by his death, becoming paranoid and reckless everywhere he goes. Corey is his right-hand man, and together, they began hustlin’ in the streets and making money together. But, everything takes a turn once Anthony gets caught up and sent to Rikers…
Watch the story unfold in the visual above.