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Kendrick Lamar’s Element music video was shot on his 30th birthday

During a 2017 interview with Big Boy, Kendrick Lamar revealed he shot the music video for Element on his 30th birthday, which was June 17, 2017. When Big Boy asked who is making him work like that, Kendrick Lamar replied “myself”. Watch the interview below from 10:40.

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Kendrick Lamar also revealed when he said “I’ve been stomped out in front of my mommy” on Element, he really did get stomped in front of his mother. “Avalon swap meet,” Kendrick Lamar says. Watch from 15:30.

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s music video for Element below.

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