So, if you follow Kanye West on that social networking site of 140 character or less you’ll know he’s taken it over with the absolute quickness. Highlights of baby mama jets, fashion, goblets and hundreds of thousands of retweets and true to his ego, Kanye worries only about himself and his own as he follows nobody.

He let the High Brow section of the New York Times get a glimpse (meaning snippet) of the video before anybody else. The video was…

…created by the artist Marco Brambilla, Mr. West is seen standing imposingly with a heavy chain around his neck. As Mr. West raps the camera slowly zooms out in one continuous, unedited take to reveal him in a classical structure, surrounded by female attendants who are partly or entirely nude; some kneel before him on all fours, others wear devil horns and still others are suspended upside down from the ceiling. The Sword of Damocles hangs precariously over Mr. West’s head, and behind him an unseen executioner is preparing to strike him with a blade. (ArtsBeat was allowed to watch a portion of this video but was not permitted to post it.)

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