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The song has been performed live 168 times and now, “N****s in Paris” has been translated into a music video.
Kanye West and Jay-Z debut their new clip via Vevo, featuring enough strobe lights and special effects to warrant a warning from U.K. based Epilepsy Action at the beginning of the clip: “This video has been identified by Epilepsy Action to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.”
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From there, the video opens with black and white footage from the duo’s Los Angeles Staples Center show, which found Ye and Hov performing their radio hit a total of 10 times — in a row.
“Only a truly demented pair of stars, no matter how big, would play the same song over and over like a CD player stuck on repeat. But not only did the twosome do it, they got away with it, each run-through more exciting and energetic than the last,” reads The Hollywood Reporter’s review of the Dec. 11 show. Luckily for fans at home, the video only lasts for one take – leaving any repeat plays to the viewer’s discretion.
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The video, directed by West, is complete with strobe lights, beautiful women in the front row and a variety of special effects.
This isn’t the first time a West video has prompted seizure warnings. His video for “All of the Lights,” featuring Rihanna, includes an identical message at its start.
Watch “N****s in Paris” below.
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