Madonna proved on Wednesday that Taylor Swift isn't the only one who can pack a music video with celebrities.
In the video for her new single "Bitch I'm Madonna," which was produced by Diplo and features Nicki Minaj, the Material Girl, in high-end outfits that include Chanel whistles and Prada shoes, throws a wild hotel party at the Standard High Line Hotel in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. Tons of her famous music pals show up, including Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora, Katy Perry and Kanye West. Comedian-actor Chris Rock and fashion designer Alexander Wang also appear in the video. We even get a glimpse of Madonna's sons Rocco and David.
Director Jonas Akerlund, who also collaborated with Madonna on her classic clips for "Ray of Light" and "Music," gives the video a surreal look, with oversaturated colors and cameos at every turn, while Madonna and her dancers offer some fierce choreography that may be a sneak peek at what she has planned for the upcoming "Rebel Heart" tour that reaches Madison Square Garden on Sept. 16 and 17 and Barclays Center on Sept. 19.
All the celebrity appearances back up the theme of the song that Madonna must be respected. She lays it out in the bridge, singing, "You can't mess with this lucky star," before screaming, "Who do you think you are?"
"Bitch I'm Madonna" debuted Wednesday on the Tidal music streaming service that the Grammy-winning pop icon co-owns with Jay Z, Beyoncé and other superstars, though the video was quickly bootlegged and posted to YouTube.
The video will make its official debut on Madonna's VEVO channel on Thursday.
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