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DEAR-GOD’s “Good Person” Video Discusses Moral Authority and Pacifism

DEAR-GOD unveils his latest track, “Copiapó,” on which he worked with Juno-nominated rapper Clairmont the Second.



DEAR-GOD, photo by Anais Ordóñez

DEAR-GOD recently dropped his music video for the single, “Good Person,” which follows the track, “Copiapó,” on which he worked with Juno-nominated rapper Clairmont the Second.

Many of the songs from his debut LP, The Punchline, deal with difficulties in life and Ortiz’s commentary on society. His song, “Good Person,” in particular, is about moral authority and pacifism. For Ortiz, harmful actions deserve due penance.

Commenting on the track, DEAR-GOD shares:

“When I have a serious issue with someone due to their harmful actions, I try to seek the most just punishments I can think of. Some people have called me crazy for how I react, but it’s all I’ve ever been taught. It’s influenced by the violence I’ve been shown throughout my life, and I react based on how I would expect people to react to me doing those same things.”

DEAR-GOD has partnered with Dine Alone Records for the release of his first LP, which came out on May 5th, 2023.

DEAR-GOD is the musical project of 22-year-old artist Robert Ortiz from Brampton, ON. With a self-produced vision that incorporates punk, hardcore and industrial sounds with rap cadences into something truly singular, DEAR-GOD has occupied a unique and exciting space since arriving in 2019 and was later named one of NME’s 100 Artists to watch in 2021.

DEAR-GOD “The Punchline” single artwork

DEAR-GOD “The Punchline” single artwork

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