Kanye West surely knows how to stay in the news and with his latest NSFW music video for “Famous” he sure has pushed the boundaries of what can be called as an art. The first single off his latest album ‘The Life of Pablo’ debuted on Friday night in front of a live audience at the L.A. It was also streamed live on Tidal.
The rapper latest video was inspired by Vincent Desiderio ‘Sleep’ painting. The father of two also features in the video along with 11 other naked celebrities lying in a single bed together.
The video includes Taylor Swift, who is lying next to Kanye West, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner stepfather of Kim Kardashian, comic Bill Cosby, George W Bush former US president, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Vogue Editor Anna Wintour, Kim Kardashian and her ex-boyfriend Ray J and West ex-girlfriend Amber Rose. The are all seen lumped together on a large bed, and a single bed sheet is covering all of them.
The video opens with Kanye West Friend and an enemy snippet of Taylor Swift. During the video, the camera focuses on each distinct celebrity style. At the end of the video, the clip closes with a line, “Special thanks for being famous”.
The entire video was filmed over the course of three months, and Kanye West worked with several different collaborators for the visual. When asked in an interview on which of the bodies was real, Kim Kardashian current husband refused to give detail on celebrities who appeared as themselves and whether prosthetics and digital effects were used for the video.
He also mentioned in one of the interviews that Kim Kardashian West has given her nod for the music video.
To support the singer on his latest video his wife Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Scott Disick, Rick Rubin, French Montana, Kylie Jenner and Tyga, The Game and Post Malone came for the show.
“Famous” is the infamous song which fueled a love and hate relationship with Taylor Swift. The song features West rapping about how he made Taylor famous and how he feels that they might have sex in the future.
In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine, he said, it’s not in anti or support of any of the celebrities depicted in the video it’s simply a comment on the fame.”