Here’s Everything We Know About Kanye West’s “Famous” Video Premiere
Live updating as it’s happening.
Kanye West is set to premiere the music video for "Famous," the first single from The Life of Pablo, tonight at The Forum in Los Angeles. Doors for the special screening event will open at 6 p.m. PST and the screening begins at 7 p.m. PST/ 10 p.m. EST. The event will be livestreamed globally on Tidal (which we will be embedding when it goes online). This post will be continually updated with highlights from the event, so stay tuned.
Watch the livestream of Kanye West's "Famous" premiere event below via Tidal.
The video premiere has been delayed 30-45 minutes due to the merch lines.
The "Famous" video features Kanye, Kim, Ray J, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Amber Rose, Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, Anna Wintour, George Bush, Bill Cosby, and Caitlyn Jenner sleeping naked in bed together. The final tableau is inspired by artist Vincent Desiderio.
Kanye used a quote from his interview with BBC Radio 1 interview and Zane Lowe at the beginning of the video.
Kanye tells Vanity Fair to took three months to make the "Famous" video and there were four different versions.
A source close to Anna Wintour told The FADER that it is not her in the video, just her likeness.
Reps for Kanye West, Rihanna, Bill Cosby, Chris Brown, Donald Trump, Taylor Swift, Anna Wintour, Amber Rose, Caitlyn Jenner, George W. Bush, Rihanna, and Ray J were not immediately available for comment.