Kendrick Lamar Cast Himself as the "Deez Nutz" Dude in Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" Video

Will the "Bad Blood" video end up with a "Deez Nutz" joke?

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Taylor Swift's video for "Bad Blood" might be contender for best of the year, or at least it seems like it from its ever-growing cast of characters. So far, Lilly Aldridge, Zendaya, Hayley Williams, Gigi Hadid, Ellie Goulding, and Kendrick Lamar are all going to star in the visuals for the 1989 album cut. Plus, it's directed by Joseph Kahn, who directed Torque and worked on music videos with Eminem, Rihanna, and many more.

Yesterday, Swift revealed Lamar's character name in the short film, which is Welvin Da Great, inspired by the real "Welven Da Great."

For those who live under a rock, "Deez Nuts" has made quite the comeback this year, and it's all thanks to Welven, whose Instagram video below has gone viral:


He's also the "who ain't got no bitches" guy.

We already know Lamar and Taylor's connection; the two love each other's music, have sung it or covered it, and will probably, one day, in the future, end up collaborating together. What's even more shocking, perhaps, is that Lamar and Welven have a connection, too. According to a recent interview on VladTV, Welven revealed that Lamar reached out to him after his videos went viral because they're from the same hood in Compton, and he even invited Welven to his Rolling Stone cover shoot.


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The video for "Bad Blood" premieres this Sunday, and we're hoping K. Dot at the very least pulls off a "deez nuts" joke in the video. If you haven't already, you need to follow Welven on Instagram here.

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