James Turrell Had Nothing To Do With Drake's 'Hotline Bling'

(Radio.com) Drake has expressed his admiration for visual artist James Turrell in the past, but Turrell has made it clear there is no connection between the two, particularly as it pertains to Drizzy's "Hotline Bling" video.

The illuminated set of "Hotline Bling" music video ignited speculation that Turrell was behind the colorful light textures, but Turrell has released a statement saying he had no hand in the video's creation.

"While I am truly flattered to learn that Drake f-- with me," writes Turrell in a statement to Noisy, "I nevertheless wish to make clear that neither I nor any of my woes was involved in any way in the making of the 'Hotline Bling' video."

The video, shot by Canadian native Director X, follows X's usual color scheme, with which he uses color to create mood in his music videos. Read more here.

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