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Watch Kendrick Lamar Transform Into Kanye West, Jussie Smollet, Will Smith, and Nipsey Hussle in New Video

Kendrick Lamar season has officially begun. The rapper's long-awaited fifth album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, finally arrives this Friday, and he kick-started his rollout on Sunday with a new song and video for “The Heart Part 5,” a new entry in the series of songs he began back in 2010. The video begins simply enough, with Lamar looking slightly off camera against a maroon backdrop and rapping, “As I get a little older, I realize life is perspective.” That, and a message before the video that reads “I am all of us,” takes on different meaning around the 1:45 mark, when Lamar turns toward the camera and his face morphs into…O.J. Simpson's. This continues for the rest of the video, with him taking on the visages of Kanye West, Jussie Smollett, Will Smith—all notably in the news for recent problematic behavior. The transformations appear to correlate with the lyrics: O.J. appears as Lamar interpolates a classic Jay-Z line, who of course made “The Story of O.J.,” there's a bipolar mention when Ye appears, and the lyric “in the land where hurt people hurt more people” occurs when Smith appears.
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Kendrick Lamar becomes Kanye West, Will Smith and Nipsey Hussle in new deepfake video

Kendrick Lamar has dropped a new track, “The Heart Part 5”, days ahead of the release of his new album. The rapper, 34, is scheduled to share Mr Morale & The Big Steppers on Friday 13 May. “The Heart Part 5” was released along with a music video directed by Dave Free and Lamar, in which the rapper’s face alters into several deepfakes including OJ Simpson, Will Smith, Jussie Smollett, Kobe Bryant, Kanye West, and Nipsey Hussle.The lyrics of his song align with the person he’s resembling in the video at the time: discussing bipolar disorder when he’s depicted...
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Kendrick Lamar Pays Tribute to Nipsey Hussle by Rapping From Late Artist’s Perspective on “The Heart Part 5”

Kendrick Lamar has dropped his comeback single and video in “The Heart Part 5,” and fans can’t stop talking about the song’s third verse. With his return, K-Dot pays tribute to late Nipsey Hussle, as his face in the visual transforms into a deep fake of Hussle. The entire video sees Lamar morphing into popular figures like Kanye West, OJ Simpson, Jussie Smollett, and Kobe Bryant, but the tribute to Nipsey is what seems to be guiding the last chunk of the track, as well as fan conversation.
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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Heart Part 5’ stuns, takes on the faces of Nipsey Hussle, Kobe Bryant, Kanye West, Will Smith and Jussie Smollet

The boogie man is back and rapper Kendrick Lamar didn’t come to play!. With a new song and video called “The Heart Part 5”—a precursor to his fifth studio album, “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers,” which drops this Friday—Lamar continues with a new entry in the series of songs he began back in 2010 and the imagery used for the video has everyone talking.
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Kendrick Lamar Remembers Nipsey Hussle And Raps From His Perspective On ‘The Heart Part 5’

Four days before his fifth album Mr. Morale And The Big Steppers is set to arrive, Kendrick Lamar made a grand return on Happy Mother’s Day with “The Heart Part 5.” The song is the fifth installment in Kendrick’s “Heart” series which began in 2010 and was last updated with 2017’s “The Heart Part 5.” The song is a lengthy one as it clocks in at a little over five and a half minutes, but through it, Kendrick speaks on Black culture and how he views it nowadays. In a video attached with the song, Kendrick uses deep fake technology to morph into several faces that included OJ Simpson, Kanye West, Jussie Smollet, Will Smith, Kobe Bryant, and Nipsey Hussle.
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