For years, bizarre rumors have circulated main stream pop culture. Rumors that allude to the idea that the entertainment industry is controlled by members of an elite and elusive group, known as The Illuminati. The word Illuminati originates from its Latin predecessor, illuminatus, meaning “enlightened”. The Illuminati is believed to involve powerful figures who participate in devil worship, human sacrifice and world domination through mind control of the masses. It is said that members of the illuminati use blatant occult symbolism in their work to conspicuously identify themselves. It is also said that once initiated into the illuminati, you are promised honor, success, prestige, power, and wealth beyond your wildest dreams; all in exchange for your soul. A laughable concept to those of a rational mind, but frighteningly believable to any pop culture addict.
For the past few decades, some of the most popular music videos produced by powerful record labels have featured blatant and reoccurring symbolism. Symbols such as Egyptian pyramids and the infamous all seeing eye These allusions fuel speculation of an artist’s perceived involvement in the secret.society. Although the YouTube conspiracies can be a bit of a stretch, some of the reoccurring dark symbolism in music videos really makes you wonder what message those in power are actually trying to send. Here are some of the usual suspects and facts, now you be the judge.
7. Kanye West
Rap phenomenon, Kanye West once rapped in a concert that he sold his soul to the devil. In his earlier works, Kanye rapped about his Christianity and even released a song titled, “Jesus Walks.” He can frequently be seen in clothing with shocking occult designs and patterns. Many of his lyrics and music video content is abundant with dark and mysterious material. In his song “Eyes Closed,” Kanye raps that he sold his soul to the devil, and it came with a few toys like a happy meal. Conspiracy theorists believe that Illuminati puppets are given fame, wealth and power, in exchange for selling their soul to the devil. Just as the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were self proclaimed god’s, recently Kanye started referring to himself as Yeezus, which is a play on Jesus.
6. Lil Wayne
Rapper, Lil Wayne is believed to be a long time member of the illuminati. In his music video for the song, “Love Me,” featuring Drake and Future, occult symbolism is heavily depicted throughout; Including a scene in which Lil Wayne’s eyes roll into his head, appearing momentarily possessed, while women are shown bathing in a tub of blood. The rapper has also been accused by conspiracy theorists of performing questionable ritualistic sex acts with his mentor, rapper Birdman. .
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