"Niggas in Paris" Video is "Cray," May Cause Epileptic Seizures
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This "Niggas in Paris" video is so "cray" that we're ignoring the Epilepsy Action warning and risking a seizure just to get through it.
The Jay-Z and Kanye West's globetrotting banger was featured on the duo's collaborative Watch the Throne record. Together, Ye and Jay performed "Niggas in Paris" well over 100 times on their 33-date, 26-city tour.
They did a five-peat of "Niggas" in Miami. And on December 13, 2011, in front of a sold-out crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, they filmed a video.
The video debuted earlier today on Kanye's VEVO channel and quickly started trending on YouTube. When we found it, "Niggas in Paris" was sandwiched between Social Media Week's "Future Hipster" and a video of President Obama shooting marshmallows at the White House Science Fair.
Unsurprisingly, the video's comment wall was littered with high praise, bits of hate, and references to the Illuminati. There was also a bunch of incoherent text, posts "flagged as spam," and several failed attempts at humor. Some of our favorite comments are listed below.
How many platinum records does God have?
Stop convulsing! We're watching a video. Shake that shit off.
Phew. Surely Jay and Kanye were worried about the white man's (or woman's) approval.
Would it be considered copyright infringement even though Jigga and Ye are watching the "Niggas in Paris" throne?
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