Here Is a Photo of Vampire Weekend Hanging Out With the RZA on a Tennis Court


This picture currently serves as the entryway to the Vampire Weekend website. Augur of things to come? Rebuke to the haters? Larfs for the sake of larfs? No doubt we will find out soon enough. …And, here we go: “What do Lil Jon, Joe Jonas, Jake Gyllenhaal, and RZA have in common” asks Anthem Magazine? “Well, aside from sharing the spotlight at the epicenter of music and film, they were all recruited to make cameo appearances in the new Vampire Weekend music video. The clip is for ‘Giving Up the Gun,’ the second single off the indie rockers’ heavily lauded sophomore studio album, Contra, out now on XL Recordings.” The video’s co-director, Emmett Malloy, tells the magazine that the clip will depict a “bizarre-o tennis match.” [Vampire Weekend, Anthem, via Pitchfork]

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