Kendrick Lamar It has not been removed yet another creative video His critically acclaimed book Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers album. On Friday (Dec. 16), Lamar released visuals for the fan-favorite cut, “Count Me Out,” featuring an appearance from legendary actress Helen MirrenHe is his therapist.
K. Dot is seen using the song in therapy. In the final seconds, the Compton native reveals a hilarious incident involving a stolen spot from the garage. award-winning thespian.
Mirren, after a moment of laughter changes the tone and begins to question the “Rich Spirit” lyricist about a text message he sent her at 2 AM that read, “I feel like I’ve fallen.” The 2023 Grammy award-nominated poet grows noticeably uncomfortable before launching into an alternate version of “Count Me Out,” with the screen transforming showing Helen on one side and Lamar on the other.
“One of these lives, I’m a make things right,” he begins telling his therapist. “With the wrongs I’ve done, that’s when I unite/With the Father, Son, ’til then, I fight/Rain on me, put the blame on me/Got guilt, got hurt, got shame on me Got six magazines that’s aimed at me/Done every magazine, what’s fame to me?/It’s a game to me, where the bedroom at?/Sleep, I ain’t nevеr had affairs with that/What’s fair when the hearts and thе words don’t reach?/What’s fair when the money don’t take things back?”
The middle of the screen shows Lamar, 35 going through the motions as the video progresses a series of emotions Illustrations of cryptic situations
The acclaimed “N95” bard The man is wearing all red, taking off a sad mask and performing on top of a sand-dune with a lot of Black fists. There’s also a shot featuring his daughter, and of him getting a COVID test.
Along with acting in the video with Mirren, Lamar directed the “Count Me Out” with Dave Free.
Elsewhere, Kung Fu Kenny’s We Cry together The current eligibility for short film nominations at the 95th annual Academy Awards. In an interview with Variety, Hip-Hop’s poet laureate detailed its creation.
“It challenged me to actually live in what I was writing and really be there and be present with Taylour [Paige],” the DAMN rapper expressed. “And I remember us going back and forth and feeling like, damn, I understand this character even more because I’m evoking the energy from it and the passion from it because it’s alive, and it’s direct.”