Dark Sky (Skyscrapers)

Album: Dark Sky Paradise (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Over a sparse Boi-1da instrumental, Big Sean reflects on his early days, hard work and journey to the top:

    I started from the basement, made it to the skyscrapers
    I'm a successful nigga, I got s--t going on


    Now Sean can enjoy the fruits his hard work has earned, and the sky is his point of view.
  • The Dylan Knight and Andrew Hines directed video echoes the song's message of starting at the bottom and moving to the top. We see Sean delivering the tune in an elevator, traveling from the basement of a tall, poorly lit building to its roof.

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