Lil Wayne Previews "Don’t Cry" Video Featuring XXXTentacion Lookalike

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Lil Wayne appeared to be capturing 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 brought on 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 certainly considered by the manufacturing, which might entail a selected sort 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.

Lil Wayne Previews "Don't Cry" Video Featuring XXXTentacion Lookalike
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The greenscreen set pictured within the behind-the-scenes content material had been reworked right into a mystical land the place camels trot over sand dunes. A prism peaks out of parting clouds originally of the teaser. The subsequent cuts function hearth play, sage burning, and libations, tapping right into a transcendental ambiance in keeping with the music’s themes. Other areas are explored, together with an enormous temple. X’s likeness is embodied in a single shot of an uncanny silhouette.

 No official launch date has been introduced up to now. Lil Wayne merely captioned the teaser: “Koming Soon.”