When Apathy released “Martha Moxley (R.I.P.),” a cut off the rapper’s upcoming album Connecticut Casual recently, some wondered where the track title came from.
“It was just a line in the song initially,” Apathy says in an exclusive statement to HipHopDX.
Later, Apathy crafted the song’s hook and its title. “[It] out of respect for a young girl whose life was cut far too short, and so people would Google it, and become familiar with the story,” Ap says. “Michael Skakel, who murdered her, was a cousin of the Kennedy family. It was another thread that tied the album concepts together, a dark, tragic, historical Connecticut event.”
Keeping Connecticut’s importance, Apathy shot the music video for “Martha Moxley (R.I.P.)” in the state.
“It was local places in the town I live, New London, Connecticut,” Apathy says. “New London is my favorite place I’ve ever lived. It represents Connecticut and New England in a concentrated, focused way. It’s half beautiful, historic, scenic, next to the ocean and half hood and grimy. It’s like a small version of all of New England, which reflects that dynamic.”
Apathy’s “Martha Moxley (R.I.P.)” is as follows: