It’s easy to create quick, formulaic music that only aims to keep the party going. However with every corner of the globe at his fingertips, Protoje is careful to consider the impact of his words and in turn, uses his platform as a means to highlight topics that are near to his heart. Many of us only picture the beautiful, carefree side of the tropical island but "Blxxd Money" tells the tale of two cities by bringing attention to the darker realities that are swept under the rug.
“There is a lyric in the song that says: ‘If what you see nuh really phase you, then you are the problem that we face too,’” Protoje explains. “The song itself speaks more about corruption on a high level, but with the video we wanted to illustrate how corruption seeps through all levels of society, and how we often become complicit in its perpetuation.”