MOMENTS | Mash-up: You Won’t Be Able to Stop Watching Drake’s Bizarre But Mesmerizing Music Video For “Energy”
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About a week ago, because the internet reveals all, Drake had a glorious casting call for a Rob Ford body, chubby siblings for an “awkward Drake family portrait,” and models. We knew we would be in for a treat, but the “Energy,” video, inspired by Michael Jackson’s “Black Or White,” is even better than we could have imagined. Okay, to be fair, we imagined that Drake was maybe going to play Rob Ford and a fashion model in the same video. The actual video involves some striking footage of Drake’s face transforming into and impersonating little kids, Oprah, Rob Ford, Benjamin Franklin, Obama, Justin Bieber, and more. It’s a fun and tongue-in-cheek way of poking fun at the way media handles celebrity disasters.
You can watch “Energy” via Drake’s Apple Music page. Go do it now, because as Drake would put it, “[The music video is] shocking, it’s beautiful, it’s a lot of things.”
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