Contrary to popular belief, it’s not all gloom and doom with Jay Rock. The TDE emcee is notorious for being the most gritty of the Top Dawg crew, but he still knows how to have fun from time to time. Yesterday, Jay Rock gave YouTube the greenlight to premiere a music video for “The Ways,” the Sir-featured standout cut from Rock’s recent 90059 LP.

Darker visuals have, up to this point, been Rock’s staple – see “Money Trees Deuce” and “90059” – “The Ways” has Jay Rock and Inglewood, CA native singer Sir posted up in a hole in the wall strip club. It’s not King of Diamonds or Magic City, but it doesn’t have to be, as Rock showers dancers with dollars and is the man of the hour, with a cameo from fellow Top Dawg cohort Isaiah Rashad.

Director Christian Sutton of Psycho Films makes sure the eye candy is plentiful, the booties are bountiful, and even creates a sort of “coming down from the high” effect towards the end. Rashad’s guest appearance makes even more sense in the final seconds of the video, as “Wanna Ride” plays as an outro upon their leaving the venue together.

Jay Rock’s 90059 album is out now on iTunes.