Description: I was approached by Gridlok after I conducted an interview with him for Womp TV about an upcoming project of his. Gridlok was working on a new song titles American Dream which he wanted an official music video to be released with the song along side several remixes to help promotions and drives sales. I worked with Los Angeles based producer Devin Dilmore of Exit 101 Media to shoot the video.

 

American Dream is inspired by true events which Gridlok aka Ryan Powell the owner of Project 51 experienced while living in downtown Los Angeles. In 2009, on a typical sunny day in downtown Los Angeles, Gridlok was at his home studio fiercely working on his next album. Meanwhile a few floors above, a young woman was standing on the edge of his roof staring through the Los Angeles skyline contemplating about how her American Dream died long ago. While deeply focused on his task at hand, Gridlok was suddenly distracted by a loud scream, and then a bang, and then silence…

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