As Aesop Rock continues to bask in the glory of his most recent masterpiece, The Impossible Kid, he’s staying busy touring and rocking new videos. The Rhymesayers artist has returned with the visuals for “Shrunk,” which comes from the aforementioned album. Directed by Rob Shaw, it follows Aesop to the arcade, where he and Hail Mary Mallon counterpart Rob Sonic have an unspoken rivalry going on. Jumping from video game animation to real life, “Shrunk” cleverly contextualizes Aesop’s adversarial relationship with therapy.

Rob Shaw has done many videos for me,” Aesop tells DX. “He’s primarily an animator and the concept for the new vid really allowed him a great sandbox to play in. I’m super excited how it came out.”

In addition to the video, Aesop has also announced a second leg of North American tour dates in support of his acclaimed album. Once again, he is joined by comrades Rob Sonic and DJ Zone for an extensive headlining tour supported by Stones Throw artisan Homeboy Sandman. Aesop teamed up with Homeboy Sandman to release an EP last month too.

This year saw Aesop’s first national television performance when he did “Dorks”on Late Night With Stephen Colbert. More recently, he was asked to compose the original soundtrack for the forthcoming motion picture Infinity Baby, which stars Parks and Recreation standout Nick Offerman. Check out tour dates below.

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