What Is This Weird Drake Video? Seriously, What Is It?

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Drake is everywhere. We are all Drake. And Drake is everyone, as we can see in his video for “Energy,” released exclusively on Apple Music on Friday.

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This music video now exclusively holds the title as both the greatest and worst achievement in Photoshopping on Earth. It’s weird, uncanny and unsettling. And for a song about having mortal enemies, it makes little sense and is thus amazing.

All it is: Drake’s superimposed visage on top of the likeness of celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, LeBron James, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus.

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It starts innocently enough.

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But it’s here, about 30 seconds into the video, that you begin to wonder what’s happening. That looks like Oprah’s set but that’s not Oprah.

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That’s definitely not Oprah.

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But that looks like Tom Cruise. ::Maniacal Tom Cruise laugh::

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“Drake, what are you doing lol?” you ask yourself.

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You begin to wonder if Drake is okay in the head.

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Are you okay in the head?

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“DRAKE?!” you yell out to the universe.

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...DRIEBER?

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You realize this is the future of humankind.

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And suddenly, these strange images begin to make sense.

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But then you’re like “What?” again.

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Drake, stop!!

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Please, stop it.

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What are you doing?

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WHAT ARE YOU DOING.

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This is not that bad...

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He’s...OJ Simpson?

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Then again, you start to get it.

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And finally you see. It’s Drake.


Contact the author at clover@jezebel.com.

Images via screengrab

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