Chris Brown continues to reign supreme in the music video department. The R&B superstar’s latest collabo finds him swapping lives with rapper Lil Dicky in the incredible, hilarious, star-studded video for “Freaky Friday.”
Inspired by the fantasy-comedy classic, the mini-movie style visual imagines what life would be like if Breezy and Dicky changed lives.
After an embarrassing moment with a fan at a Chinese restaurant, Dicky wishes he was “cooler” and next thing we see, he wakes up as Chris Brown, in bed with two women. He celebrates his new penis, his tattoos, and is surprised to have a kid. “I woke up in Chris Brown’s body,” sings Brown, from Dicky’s perspective. “So high, this shit turned into Freaky Friday.”
Meanwhile, CB wakes up as Dicky. “Walking down the street and ain’t nobody know my name,” he raps, while taking on Chris’ perspective. “Ain’t no paparazzi flashing pictures, this is great / Ain’t nobody judging ’cause I’m black / Or my controversial past.”
Eventually, they meet up with one another and magically turn into themselves again. Soon, they’re breaking into a dance routine, before Dicky swaps lives with other celebrities, including Ed Sheeran, DJ Khaled, and Kendall Jenner.
“I’m Kendall Jenner,” sings the reality television star-turned model, from Dicky’s point of view. “I got a vagina! I’m gonna explore that right now. Holy shit, I got a vagina. I’m gonna learn. I’m gonna understand the inner workings of a woman.”
Prior to releasing the video, Dicky called it “the best work” of his life: “THE BEST MUSIC VIDEO YOU’VE EVER SEEN. THE SONG IS A SMASH. THIS IS WHAT WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR. I WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN. Dickheads, this is our time to shine. It’s all led to this.”
“Freaky Friday” is the lead single off Dicky’s next album, the follow-up to 2015’s Professional Rapper.