Skylar Grey, the first lady of Shady/Aftermath Records, is finally preparing to drop her much anticipated debut album, Don’t Look Down. Grey, who for the past two years or so, has quietly been catching the ears of many by way of features, is hoping that the album’s lead single, “C’Mon Let Me Ride,” will get her even more attention, and as such, has made a set of visuals for the track.
It appears as though Grey is borrowing a bit from the absurdly funny style of Shady Records label head Eminem, as the music video for “C’Mon Let Me Ride” has Skylar playing the part of a trailer park girl trying to regain the affections of her man. When the guy is distracted by a few other women prancing around in bikinis, Skylar strikes back by pranking the competition. Eminem – who provides the song with a bridge and some closing bars – also manages to cameo.
“C’Mon Let Me Ride” may be a sexual song, but the video’s hilariously silly. And I’m not at all complaining about the pin-up shot of Skylar at the video’s halfway point. Skylar Grey’s debut album, Don’t Look Down, is coming early 2013.