Rapper Young Thug released the music video for his single ‘Wyclef Jean’ today. You may notice one thing missing from it: Young Thug.
According to director Ryan Staake, despite a $100,000 budget and the rapper sending him a storyboard for the video, Young Thug showed up 10 hours late the day of, then refused to get out of his car for a single shot.
What could have been a disaster—not to mention a waste of money—became a wonderful meta-narrative about the experience and one of the funniest music videos of all time.
Now that is taking lemons and making Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’