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The new video has been directed by Ariana Grande and Kendrick Lamar film-maker Dave Meyers.
Since Kendrick Lamar unleashed Good Kid, mAAd City in 2012, the album not only holds a place in the hip-hop cannon but it shifted the culture.
'Tha Carter V' features rapping from Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott and Snoop Dogg, singing from Nicki Minaj, Ashanti and Nivea, and vocals from the late XXXTentacion.
The new visual follows on from the video for 'Fall', which featured Justin Vernon.
Interpolations on the album include Kendrick Lamar’s 'Humble,' and L.L. Cool J’s ‘I’m Bad.’
Broadcast live from NYC's Radio City Music Hall, the event also featured live performances from Ariana Grande and Aerosmith with Post Malone.
The two legs of the band's European tour saw them sell more than 1.5 million tickets for 28 sellout shows.
The event will also feature a performance from Jennifer Lopez, who is set to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Other new members from the music world include Prince & The Revolution's Lisa Coleman and Wendy Melvoin, Sufjan Stevens and German pianist Hauschka.