Potter Payper treats his fans with visuals for “Midnight On Ilford Lane”, which featured on his critically acclaimed mixtape, “Training Day 3”. “Midnight on Ilford Lane” is based in Barking, his East London hometown, walking through his neighbourhood we see him reminisce on his old life, explaining how far Potter Payper has come.
Using his authentic and raw delivery, Potter talks about the consequences of being caught in the street life and the strong hunger he had to rise above these circumstances. He uses this as an open letter sharing details of his journey to becoming a better person “Still growing, I ain’t the same man I use to be”. He also shares his troubles with religion yet the passion he has to build a stronger bond.
Overall, Midnight on Ilford lane shows you a more personal side to Potter from the location of the video is in his hometown to breaking down the challenges he has faced on the journey to change. He manages to captivate listeners with his sharp and heartfelt bars allowing people to resonate with his music. “Midnight on Ilford Lane” ending showcases Potter Payper entering a car while previewing his mixtape, “Thanks for Waiting”, which will drop on October 1st.