Kanye West's "Black Skinhead" video popped up on his website on Monday night, but it didn't stay there for very long.
The rapper pulled the video off his website, which now has returned to a simple photo of jeans with a label announcing West's collaboration with APC. In the clip, a CGI version of West bops along to the emphatic song. The basic nature of the clip had some wonder whether it was even finished or if it was posted prematurely.
UPDATE: West took to Twitter to explain that the video that appeared online is not the official clip.
The BLKKK SKKKN HD video that leaked yesterday was not the official version.
Me and Nick Knight have been working on this video for 5 months and for creatives it's heartbreaking when something like this happens.
So any website that may have the unapproved / unfinished ruff. I ask you to please take it down.
Allow me and Nick to give the world what we've been losing sleep over.
The final version will be ready within the next week.
And to who ever leaked the video… FUK YOU!
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Animated faces in black hoods appear alongside barking dogs, visuals that are familiar to those who witnessed West's Governor's Ball show in the lead-up to the release of "Yeezus," the album on which "Black Skinhead" appears. This new video does seem like a work in progress, but at least one site excitedly noticed that West's CGI member figures prominently in the clip. HuffPost Entertainment has reached out to West's label and inquired as to why the video was pulled.
West is also seen rapping in a face mask. It wouldn't be the first time.