In celebration of Independence Day in America (July 4th), Adult Swim, in conjunction with Rick and Morty's creative staff, has released a series of tributary vignettes featuring the flagship characters from the animated series. The psychedelic clips seem to be conceived, in part, to keep the diehard Rick and Morty's sated while they await the commencement of Season 4 in November.
In one clip, a beer cap turns on its head to reveal Morty's face; whilst in the air, the cap becomes a sirloin steak, then undergoes a third transformation in a matter of moments: the insides of a deli-style hot dog ready for consumption.
The last time the show creators put their animated squadron to work as publicists, it was to announce the aforementioned 4th season coming to us in November. However, those visuals were far less engrossing than yesterday's posting.
As depicted in the following Insta post, Rick and his grandson break the fourth wall to share the news - behind a placid black screen. As always, Morty quibbles with his granddad with the same level of moral conviction as always, which in turn, 95% of the time results in Rick's novel concept winning over. Does the July 4th vignette add any interest to the upcoming season, hit us with your thoughts?
Avril Lavigne Gets Cheeky For Nicki Minaj-Featured "Dumb Blonde" Cover Art
The visuals may not be official however they're tasty.
Avril Lavigne teamed up with Nicki Minaj for her new single entitled "Dumb Blonde." The monitor, which is described as an anthem of self-love and feminine empowerment, introduces the Canadian artist's upcoming mission, Head Above Water, slated for launch on February 15. According to Chinese Streaming service Xiami, the joint monitor is about to drop tomorrow. Peep the duvet artwork under.
A snippet of the monitor got here by means of final week, together with a press release detailing themes that impressed the idea. Avril sais the tune is predicated on private expertise. "I had this f*cking loser in my life who was threatened by my power, confidence and independence as a lady," she wrote within the teaser's caption. "I used to be belittled and made to really feel unhealthy for who I used to be: A pacesetter, somebody with a imaginative and prescient and opinions, somebody who has power, want, ardour and targets."
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"Never let anybody put you down for being who you might be. Stand up. Fight. Be you. Love. Be real. Kind. Find your self and personal it," she continued. "F*ck stereotypes. If you’re a robust individual and your companion can’t deal with you, go discover somebody who has sufficient self-confidence and may assist you and elevate you up and encourage you in your life. As an equal. A buddy. Not somebody who must take you all the way down to make themselves really feel higher due to their low shallowness. Yes, ladies ought to construct one another up, however so ought to women and men."
Earl Sweatshirt Drops Short Experimental Film: "Nowhere, Nobody"
Earl Sweatshirt tried his hand at experimental movie.
Today is an enormous day for Earl Sweatshirt and his presumed mission assertion for fast future. Minutes after saying the “Fire It Up!” tour in a roughshod 18-second clip – after which he spared us a model new visible venture, and make no mistake about it: “Nowhere, Nobody” is simply as esoteric in transmission as his “Fire It Up” tour announcement.
In the “Nowhere, Nobody” music video, Earl begins issues off with a basic a staring contest with a Hellenistic statue, solely to come back out on high by some leap of religion, every kind of metaphysical. “Nowhere, Nobody” is basically a short-film opus put collectively by Naima Ramos-Chapman and Terence Nance, the identical two people who directed the vignettes assigned to the Some Rap Songs’ for added visible impact.
The eight and a half minute lengthy clip has been described as a ” unfastened exploration of the black expertise” spoken by a collection of intimate portraits of homelife enacted by actors, and wooden collectible figurines, in addition to Earl Sweatshirt himself, in a more-titular position than anticipated. As for the beforehand talked about “Fire It Up” tour, Earl has enlisted the assistance of Bbymutha, MIKE, Na-Kel Smith, Liv.e, and Black Noi$e as opening acts. The tour begins in March, do not miss out.
Chance The Rapper Remixes Backstreet Boys’ "I Want It That Way" For Super Bowl Ad
He’s again on Backstreet with Doritos.
Chance the Rapper got here by with one more spot forward of the Super Bowl. The Doritos commercial paired the emcee with The Backstreet Boys, providing some 90s nostalgia with a recent twist. The newest clip selling the model’s Flaming Hot taste options Chance remixing the boy band’s hit, “I Want It That Way.” The advert opens to Chance The Rapper popping a Doritos chip into his mouth which transports him into a brand new scene the place the efficiency begins. View the clip beneath.
The chips firm goals to create a sensation with the form of influence they created throughout Super Bowl LII with hip-hop vets Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes. The full advert will take form as a music video throughout Sunday’s recreation. Doritos can be planning to take their marketing campaign to social media throughout the Super Bowl. They will deliver their #NowItsHot initiative to Snapchat. The platform’s consumer could have entry to filters impressed by the band’s 90s aesthetic.
“Fans have come to anticipate boldness and originality in our Super Bowl adverts,” said Leslie Vesper, senior director of promoting for Frito Lay North America. “And, with a extremely anticipated product like Flamin’ Hot Nacho, we knew we needed to hold pushing the boundaries of Super Bowl promoting collaboration with a dynamic collaboration.”
Lil Wayne Previews "Don’t Cry" Video Featuring XXXTentacion Lookalike
The clip seems epic.
Lil Wayne appeared to be taking pictures a music video for his joint observe with XXXTentacion final 12 months on the finish of November. Pictures of the video shoot surfaced on-line and triggered some combined emotions among the many deceased rapper's followers. The obvious use of a physique double was interpreted as disrespectful by some, whereas others felt it was merely pointless. The context through which "Don't Cry" was created was absolutely considered by the manufacturing, which might entail a specific form of mindfulness in creating the clip. Viewers can now get a primary look about how the lookalike is represented within the official "Don't Cry" visuals. Watch the teaser after the bounce.
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The greenscreen set pictured within the behind-the-scenes content material had been remodeled right into a mystical land the place camel trot over sand dunes. A prism peaks out of parting clouds at the start of the teaser. The subsequent cuts characteristic hearth play, sage burning, and libations, tapping right into a transcendental environment in keeping with the tune's themes. Other places are explored, together with a large temple. X's likeness is embodied in a single shot of an uncanny silhouette.
No official launch date has been introduced so far. Lil Wayne merely captioned the teaser: "Koming Soon."