They say home is where the heart is, for the Southern California rapper artist Xavier, the phrase holds true. In Film, X invites us to his desolate hometown to show us his humble beginnings Blythe, California. Director Duke visions captures a stunningly scenic perspective of the underpopulated rural agriculturally dominated community.

“To me I always looked at being from a small town as a bad thing. Growing up you see people on TV living in huge cities with sky scrapers. Doing things we never had the chance to. We didn’t even have a mall. When I meet people and tell them where I’m from they usually respond with a question. Where?!? So i figured in order to tell my story properly I needed to finally show them. My brother is buried there my parents still live there, it’s home”

The instant the record starts you feel like you’re at the cinemaplex sitting, waiting and anticipating after you’ve made I­t­ through ALL of the boring previews and the movie is FINALLY about to begin. The cinematic production is provided by frequent collaborator, UK producer RJ Beatz. Although this is one of the more melancholy records on the Apostrophes EP contrary to the popular sounds that dominate the airwaves of 2018, it always feels good to go back home.