Ankhal Reenacts Harrowing Shooting and Says He’s Back to Fulfill His Purpose in Powerful Video for ‘Nazareno’ Remix With Farruko

The visuals element precisely what occurred when the 22-year-old Puerto Rican artist was shot and gravely wounded final 12 months

After spending months within the hospital, the Puerto Rican rapper Ankhal has returned to music and is lastly addressing a harrowing capturing that left him severely wounded by an intense music video for the remix of “Nazareno,” a music Farruko launched earlier this 12 months. The visuals are intense and highly effective, enjoying out in vivid element the occasions that left the 22-year-old artist preventing for his life.

The video begins with information footage that got here out after the capturing: Anchors and information hosts recount how Ankhal was approached by two folks sporting black hoods, who shot him and a good friend at point-blank vary. It additionally sheds gentle on Farruko’s response, quoting a publish he wrote on Instagram the place he mentioned Ankhal — who he signed to his label Carbon Fiber Music — was like a son to him. A number of scenes present Ankhal driving in an ambulance and receiving medical consideration.

In his verse, Ankhal shares precisely what occurred: He raps that he was deep within the streets with gangsters and didn’t understand there was a traitor in his circle. “A Judas consuming at my very own desk/Faux mates/They promote you and serve you on a platter,” he says within the music. He then shares that the capturing occurred when he was on his strategy to the studio together with his mates and that he didn’t know his future when it occurred. “I got here again to attain the aim the Messiah has for me,” he raps.

Farruko launched the unique model of “Nazareno” in Could, together with a video that reveals how harmful fame might be. The music suits into a brand new non secular journey he began after sharing that he was transferring away from the message in his previous music — together with his hit “Pepas” — and embracing extra optimistic, uplifting lyrics. He joined his Carbon Fiber signee Akim for the music “Luz” in June.

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