James Turrell Responds to Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ Video

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“I fuck with Turrell,” Drake says in his now-infamous Rolling Stone interview. This week’s premiere of the “Hotline Bling” video demonstrated the extent to which that is true, with many rumors suggesting that the 72-year-old light-based artist James Turrell had actually collaborated with Drizzy to help create the meme-generating masterpiece. Alas, to set the record straight, Turrell has issued the following statement, posted by Donn Zaretsky at John Silberman Associates, the firm that represents him: “While I am truly flattered to learn that Drake f*cks with me, I nevertheless wish to make clear that neither I nor any of my woes was involved in any way in the making of the Hotline Bling video.” But is Turrell team 1-800-PIZZABLING or tennis court, though?

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