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James Franco’s dance music project just got a really weird, NSFW video

Tim Wellington | August 24, 2016

Daddy, the DJ duo of actor/director James Franco and composer Tim O’Keefe, just keeps getting weirder. A new music video for the track ”I’m A Sword Swallower” (Prince Rama Remix) highlights the blatant sexuality the two artists have sought to exploit and I’m not sure if it works or not, but it is very weird:

According to the band, Daddy aims to “moves beyond the ‘art of sampling’ into the act of appropriation,” with their music. “Not just appropriating a genre of music, but the moments it inhabits, and the characters that embody it.”

Franco directed the “artfully erotic” video which was shot entirely at the Chateau Marmont, a famed Hollywood hotel known for its celebrity past.

I’m not entirely sure what all of this video means, and all of this seems like a weird experiment by Franco to see how far he can push his “I’m a little gay, but not gay” argument. He spends this video pseudo nailing girls, possibly getting pegged – there’s a lot of weird shit here and I’m not sure if thats good or bad.

Either way, you can pick up the Daddy album pressed on neon pink vinyl here.