Tonight (Oct. 23) Kanye West debuted his short film Runaway. He directed the 35-minute feature, which was written by Hype Williams with art direction from Italian contemporary artist Vanessa Beecroft. Victoria’s Secret model Selita Ebanks stars as The Phoenix, while Kanye portrays Griffin, a man who rescues Phoenix when she falls to earth in a fireball. Nicki Minaj starts the film off, and a portion of the visuals pay tribute to Michael Jackson.
Runaway features the title track from Kanye’s upcoming album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, with several mor songs intertwined in the story, including “Devil in a New Dress,” “POWER,” the Rihanna assisted “All of the Lights,” and “Lost in the World.”
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