We all miss Heath Ledger. The Academy Award-winning actor wooed us in 10 Things I Hate About You, and shocked us with his performances in Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight. Now his legacy lives on, as a rap video he directed for old friend N'FA has just been released on iTunes. You read right. He directed a rap video.
The Australian-born, London-based rapper decided to hold off on releasing the video because he didn't feel comfortable doing so after Heath died. N'FA says:
"Friends and his family said it needed to be seen. Heath loved it... Heath loved the song, and wanted to make a video that artistically
married itself to the energy of the track, to indulge listeners and
Ledger came up with the dark concept in his garage, just a short while before his untimely death in January of 2008. But this isn't a traditional chicks in bikinis booty shaking rap video.
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You'll definitely spot Joker references with the white makeup, bow ties, and top hats, and we can't help but think of the White Stripes a little bit, with all the red, white, and black color schemes. As an added bonus, N'FA's floating head makes the video downright creepy -- but in a cool way.
See the music video for "Cause an Effect" after the jump, and tell us, do you think Heath missed his calling in rap video directing?