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Pinterest Reddit. By Rashmi Rajput. Hyphy, for the uninitiated, was a term coined by Oakland rapper Keak da Sneak in the early to mids and means "hyperactive," which is akin to the more well-known Southern hip-hop term "crunk. But the roots and hallmarks of the hyphy movement — like sideshows and going dumb — were born in cities like Oakland, Vallejo and Richmond in the late '90s. Everybody wants to know, what's ghost riding?
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An appearance on a political commentary program on Fox News wasn't the only "crazy" thing to come out of the creation of "Ghost Ride It. The work became a defining moment for F. Here's how it was created, from the perspective of F. Mistah F. And he was like, "You crazy for this song. Chioke "Stretch" McCoy : I wasn't quite sure about it, at first. It kind of took me aback, but he was adamant about it. At the time, he was just recently signed to Atlantic Records and it was something that he really wanted to get out there. So we brought it to [Atlantic] and they didn't seem too enthusiastic about it, which I think put a fire in F.
McCoy : It's not that I thought it wasn't going to work, it was using the actual ["Ghostbusters" theme] song. I thought it was catchy and it was great, but the sample was more of my concern as his manager.
It was like, I did the record Monday, I sent it to radio Wednesday, and by Friday it was getting spins all over the Bay It had its own life. It started as a tadpole and grew to a Godzilla. The song for "Ghost Ride It" almost immediately blew up on Bay Area radio, with so many people requesting it and asking F.
The record label wasn't interested in paying for the music video and eventually shelved the album , so F. The investment paid off, as the music video transformed "Ghost Ride It" from a regional hit into a national one.
Gio Hidalgo : [Hearing the song for the first time] was like a two-fold thing. I was questioning like, "Is this your first single? And then especially at that time [when we were] coming up with the concepts visually, it was like knowing F. So [for "Ghost Ride It"] it was like, "Oh s—, we can do something actually creative. Other than that, [director] Rock Jacobs and Gio, they did the whole concept. That was all their minds. I would never take any credit for creating the video. McCoy : We brought the idea to Atlantic, and they didn't seem too interested, so we ended up doing it ourselves.
Hidalgo : [After that], the concept of the video never changed, but the main thing was getting that Ghostbusters car for the video. That was the most important thing. The concept for the video was simple enough — film Mistah F. But Murphy's Law seemed to be the rule instead of the exception for the shoot. The wild goose chase Hidalgo went on for the Ghostbusters car should have been an omen.
It had to be towed from Nebraska to Los Angeles for the shoot, braving several storms, and it arrived with its windows busted out. Naturally, that wasn't all that went wrong. We had a real police escort driving the streets of L. It wasn't no regular video. It was huge.
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Hidalgo : We set up the video to shoot one day in L. So we got a big old box truck and packed it with a bunch of s— and drove it all the way up to Frisco. Literally, this is a huge box truck and it had s— a— brakes. Petersen activated his emergency lights to stop the driver and investigate when the vehicle accelerated eastbound on Fowler Road at a high rate of speed, running the stop sign on Fowler Road at Lunar Drive. The vehicle nearly collided into a vehicle at Fowler and Boothe roads before turning south onto Boothe Road at speeds of up to approximately 60 mph. The SUV nearly collided with a second vehicle, this one traveling westbound on Whitmore Avenue, as the suspect continued straight across Whitmore and hitting a dirt embankment and launching several feet into the air before landing nose first in a field.
The driver blew through the stop sign there. At one point the driver turned off the headlights and by the time the vehicle hit mph the lights were flipped back on. Before reaching Hughson's city limits the suspect pulled over, as if to stop, but took off.