As you might have heard if you spend all day on the internet like me (really, the hardest part of this job is deciding what qualifies as “old news”) post-modern faux-pop icon Lana Del Reyhas recruited Harlem rapper A$AP Rockyto be the JFK to her Jackie O (and Marilyn Monroe, apparently) in a music video. Here it is, the cut for “National Anthem”:
Did you make it all the way through? What did you think? A little hollow, a cultural re-appropriation that doesn’t say much about anything, despite looking cool? Though the song was pretty decent? That’s our Lana!