October 29, 2015
Despite the relatively serious undertones of his music (particularly throughout his second LP, To Pimp A Butterfly), there have been times where Kendrick Lamar has shown off his humorous side. He’s catfished his TDE brother Jay Rock. He channeled his inner Richard Pryor while screaming “THIS.DICK.AIN’T.FREE!” And now, one of the more Gordian tracks from TPAB, “These Walls,” gets an insane set of visuals.
Directed by Colin Tilley and The Little Homies, the “short film” is a black comedy in the most literal sense of the word. Ya’ll gotta watch the video above.