As well as making the rounds on the internet for some choice dance moves, it seems the design for Drake's video has also caused some controversy.

The artist can be seen in the video dancing in multiple coloured light boxes which evoke the spirit of light artist Turrell's work.

Drake told Rolling Stone magazine in 2014, that he paid a visit to the "James Turrell: A Retrospective" at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He even went on to post on his Instagram photographs of him inside the box installations at the retrospective, images which now could be frames from the Hotline Bling video.

Drake in the video for Hotline Bling Image via GQ Drake in the video for Hotline Bling
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Turrell has denied any creative input for the video, as he released this statement via his attorney at John Silberman Associates, Donn Zaretsky, who shared it on his Art Law Blog in a post titled "What a Time to be Alive":

''What does it say about the rapper—who often catches shade from Internet critics for being "soft" and "emo"—that he would use "Turrell-inspired" artworks in his music video? We suspect such a move isn't going to win him much respect from his fellow celebrity art enthusiasts who would no sooner dance around a fake Turrell works than they would carry a fake Birkin bag.''

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