A few months back, Beyoncé expanded her Parkwood Entertainment roster by signing Ingrid. The Third Ward rapper shared “Double Pedigree” immediately after officially joining Bey’s team, and now she offers up “Flex” and its accompanying video.
“Flex” is a standout collaboration with Sevyn Streeter, and the Kevin Calero-directed video brings the performance to life with Ingrid hitting a strip club in the Third Ward and enjoying some crawfish. The ultimate #flex. Interestingly enough, Ingrid revealed to Complex that this was her first time ever stepping foot in a strip club. We won’t blame her if she decides to go more frequently after this experience.
“Shooting the ‘Flex’ video was such an amazing experience for so many reasons,” Ingrid told Complex. “For starters, it felt great being in my hometown in the exact neighborhood I grew up in, where I used to dream of being a professional artist. Shooting my video in Third Ward is literally a dream come true. Working with Kevin Calero, the director, was so much fun. He has such great vision and ideas and seeing them all come to life at one point felt like mission impossible, but he was actually able to pull it off.”
Watch the video for “Flex” above and be on the lookout for Ingrid’s upcoming EP, which will be released in a few months. She’s also currently working on her debut album, so expect a lot more from Ingrid in 2016.