A day after Kendrick Lamar dropped his much-anticipated new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, the rapper has unleashed the music video for the standout “N95.”
The new visual features no viral deep faking like on the “The Heart Part 5” video; instead, Lamar — who serves as co-director on the clip alongside Dave Free — offers a barrage of stunning imagery thats casts Lamar himself in different roles, from the rapper-as-Jesus floating in crucifix fashion over the ocean to a piano-playing crooner in a luxurious apartment flanked by women.
According to the video’s credits, “N95” was filmed in both Dallas and Lamar’s native Los Angeles.
The “N95” visual caps a surge of new Lamar happenings this week after years of near-inactivity. In addition to Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, the rapper announced Friday he’ll embark on a Big Steppers World Tour that kicks off this summer.