Although the song was featured on his Gangland mixtape from September of 2012, it's quite obvious the visuals were released a year later as an "unofficial" response to Kendrick Lamar's "King of New York" claim. Why else would he include this quote in the beginning? Given their history though, this shouldn't come as a surprise.
Inspired by a tragic loss.
Hogg Life: The Beginning out now.
He wants to focus on his solo work.