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Brooklyn rapper V. Nova presents the MalikYouGotIt-directed music video for “Smoke Break”, the Jack Waterz-produced new single from his new mixtape Hidden in Plain Sight Volume 3: The New Commission (HIPS3). “Smoke Break” follows the release of the music video for “The New Commission” (watch) as well as “Abstract Art”, his video featuring Smif-N-Wessun (watch). One other HIPS3 single has also been released – “You Died” featuring Uncle Murda (listen). Part of rap duo BOE & Villa, Nova has worked with Erick Sermon (click to listen to “Vangundy”), MIDI Mafia, Denaun Porter of D-12, Wyclef Jean, Needlz, Mario Winans, Monifa, Rakim, Akinyele, Canibus (click to listen to “Seriously”), Fabolous, EPMD, Papoose, Funkmaster Flex, DJ Enuff and DJ Self. Nova’s upcoming mixtape is the third volume of his HIPS series (listen to Volume 1 and Volume 2). “‘Smoke Break’ is the intermission of HiPS3,” Nova says. “It started out as my least favorite of the project but because of people’s reaction to it, I like it more and more everyday. It does me doin what I do best. In between long studio sessions, smoke breaks are taken often. This time the break was on a roof top in the center of Brooklyn.” HIPS3 is out now.