Is this Kanye West's version of Waiting For Godot, or merely a prank? Although the nihilistic vision put forth as the mysterious video for "Flashing Lights" by Kanye and co-director Spike Jonze — who has been know to enjoy a good joke, be it as Richard Koufey or with the Jackass crew — is likely to either confound or enrapture, it's guaranteed to get noticed. And that is probably the point. So, stop worrying and just enjoy this riddle involving a booty, some fire, a kidnapped Kanye and a shovel that's decidedly not being used to dig up some treasure. To be continued? --> watch "Flashing Lights"
Kanye West "Flashing Lights" (Roc-A-Fella/Island Def Jam)
Kanye West and Spike Jonze, director | Susan Linss, executive producer | Jonathan Becker, producer | G.O.O.D Pictures/Bucks Boys Productions, production co | John Perez, DP | Derek Lee, editor