Dallas natives and brothers Juan and Oscar Salinas, who combine to form Play-N-Skillz, have won a couple Grammy awards. And, in case you forgot as much, they're happy to remind you a couple times in the above video.
Of course, that's not the sole purpose of its creation (though, certainly, it appears to be, at least in part). Rather, the above video for the duo's new song "Xxpensive" was posted yesterday to Youtube to promote the brothers' new mixtape, The Recession Proof, which will see its release on Tuesday. We've already heard a track or two, but hadn't seen the full tracklisting till now--and it's impressive, if only for the guest stars lined up to make appearances, among them Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Talib Kweli, Lil Jon, Bun B, T-Pain and Pitbull.
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