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Kendrick Lamar Does Crazy Stunts In DTLA For New Music Video

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Last month, Kendrick Lamar was spotted doing stunts throughout Los Angeles and San Francisco, including rapping off of a DTLA street light. Now we get to see all of his work come to fruition, as these scenes he filmed are part of a new music video he dropped today.

"Alright," the latest video off of the rapper's To Pimp a Butterfly album, shows Lamar literally flying through California, with backdrops of the Golden Gate Bridge at the start and the stunning DTLA skyline at the 1:48-minute mark. He does all sorts of tricks, like hanging upside down by his feet to dancing on top of the street light located on the corner of Figueroa and 11th streets (which you can see at the 4:29-minute mark).

The black-and-white video was directed by Colin Tilley and The Little Homies, and also shows rioting and police brutality throughout the clip, while Lamar raps the lyrics, "We gon' be alright."