Video Premiere: ¡MAYDAY! Tackles Heroin Addiction in ‘Against My Better Judgement’

·Senior Editor

You don’t need to have ever had a bout with heroin, or any addiction, to be moved by ¡MAYDAY!’s song and video for “Against My Better Judgement.” The 5-minute short that premieres exclusively on Yahoo Music tells the saddening story of a young couple living for their next fix.

Viewers watch nervously, fearing the worst fate for the pair that appears on the verge of overdose and in desperate need of rehabilitation.

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(L-R) Gianni Cash, Wrekonize, Bernz, NonMs

The Strange Music hip-hop act comprising Wrekonize, Bernz, Gianni Ca$h and NonMS takes a more acoustic and melodic approach on the record they’ve described as a “love song about our vices.” The song is also a call for help with lyrics like, “Cause I don’t know what else to do / Will you help me through?”

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The message especially hits home for director Jason Cantu who lost a close friend to drugs the week prior to shooting the video.

The song appears on ¡MAYDAY!’s album Future Vintage.

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