Spike Lee and Eminem Team Up for "Headlights"

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The director of "Do the Right Thing" will direct the video for the rapper's next single featuring Fun.'s Nate Ruess.

Apr 7, 2014 | 01:10 PM

Eminem and Spike Lee announced their joint project, a music video for the rapper's single "Headlights," via their respective Instagram accounts. 

"Detroit's Finest EMINEM And Me Working Together On His Short a Film.Historic. Who Woulda Thunk It," wrote Lee on his Instagram post. 

"Spike came out to The D for the 'Headlights' video... Coming soon," wrote Eminem on his. 

In "Headlights," Eminem apologizes to his mother, Debbie Mathers, while describing his feelings of "overwhelming sadness" when he watched her drive away after their last meeting. (Fun.'s Nate Ruess sings the wrenching chorus on the song).  

Other music videos directed by Spike Lee include Naughty by Nature's "Hip Hop Hooray," Arrested Development's "Revolution," Michael Jackson's "They Don't Care About Us" and Public Enemy's "Fight the Power."  

Follow Spike Lee on WhoSay for more exciting updates.  

 

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