Kanye’s BLKKK SKKKN HEAD Goes Interactive

KanyeIn between beating up paparazzi and mistaking a compass for a book of baby names, it’s easy to forget that Kanye West actually makes good stuff.  The video for his latest single ‘BLKKK SKKKN HEAD’ is a nightmarish, animated video featuring a rendered Kanye bouncing aggressively in the shadows.  Unexpected close ups, snarling dogs and KKK references keep the tension high, and I should not have watched it at 1am in the dark.

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But what makes the video especially unique is the interactive features which allow the viewer adjust the tempo of the song (along with the clip), as well as take a snapshot of cartoon Kanye’s various poses.  You’ll have to find the hidden buttons though, by navigating the screen with a pointer hand giving you the finger.  I’d hoped for a little bit more on an interactive music video, after all it’s a growing trend that recognises video in its new medium: computers and tablets. Nonetheless, the video and song are both superb enough that I can simply get freaked out enjoy watching it as it is.

Check it out at www.kaynewest.com

One response to “Kanye’s BLKKK SKKKN HEAD Goes Interactive

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