This week Frank Ocean released the official music video for “Pyramids,” the second single off his debut album, Channel Orange. Given the scrutiny about Ocean’s sexuality, we’re not sure what we expected—unicorns and rainbows? an Andrew Christian promo?
What Ocean and director Nabil delivered is what MTV rightly called “a defiantly dark, definitively druggy thing—a near eight-minute nightmare of excess, hallucinations and violence.” Whether you dig the clip or not, it’s another way Ocean is reminding us that sexuality doesn’t necessarily dictate creative expression.
Watch the NSFW-ish video above and let us know your thoughts in the comments section