Ross and Mane open the video as employees at a car wash. While washing a car, the pair discuss some financial opportunities, like buying a a car or a chicken place nearby. Ultimately, they decide to buy the entire block. As the song launches, scenes around the neighborhood are displayed with kids dancing and playing. The rappers are joined by 2 Chainz in front of a liquor store where all three artists note the importance of investing in one's surroundings.
Ross announced recently that his ninth album, Better You Than Me, will be released in early 2017. Along with "Buy Back the Block," he debuted the track "Freaky Hoe" featuring Juicy J, Too $hort and Big K.R.I.T.