Kendrick Lamar’s New Video is Epically Gorgeous

The clip for “Alright” is way more than that. 

When Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly came out earlier this year, it was the crowning of the new king of hip-hop, a rapper able to capture the current incendiary mood of the nation as well as offer some kind of healing in the process. Since his “King Kunta” video this Spring, we’ve been waiting for his next clip, satiated only by his appearance in a Taylor Swift video. Well, wait no more. Here’s the death-defying video for “Alright”: