Rihanna premiered a sexually charged music video for her American dream song, ‘American Oxygen’.
The video, which is produced by Alex Da Kid, features powerful and raw video clips showing America’s long history of race-related and civil rights issues with images from President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration.
THe video keys into the general mode of the country which is still undergoing racial tensions over police killing of African American men and the protests which followed reminiscent of the civil rights protests of the 50s and 60s in segregated America.
The super pop sensation used the “I Can’t Breathe” slogan which arose after a black man was choked to death by New York Police officers as he protested the choke hold and crying, ‘I can’t breathe’.
The video was also a sexually charged with Rihanna very obviously lacking a bra under her white t-shirt as she sang in front of a giant American flag.
The video which was hosted on YouTube video sharing site on April 16, 2015, six days later, has already gained 8.5 million page views.
Enjoy the video above.