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Kanye West's "Runaway" Short Film to Premiere on BET

Kanye West's "Runaway" Short Film to Premiere on BET

Published October 18, 2010

Time for Kanye West to finally unveil a visual for his critically acclaimed new single, "Runaway" featuring Pusha T of The Clipse.

Written and directed by West and starring model Selita Ebanks, the short film is slated to make its television and online premiere on BET and live stream on BET.com October 23 at 8:00pm EST/PST. The film will also simultaneously premiere on MTV, MTV2 and live stream on MTV.com and VH1.com. West will take part in a Q&A at MTV headquarters right after the premiere. VH1 will premiere the film October 26 at 12am EST/PST. 'Ye's hosted premieres of "Runaway" in Paris, Tokyo, Sydney and London. He's also scheduled to host premieres of the film in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.

West debuted "Runaway" during his show-closing performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last month and performed it again on his return to "Saturday Night Live" last weekend. The single also debuted at no. 12 on the Billboard 100 chart this past week.

Kanye West's fifth album, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," is scheduled to hit stores November 22.

 

Written by Carl Chery, BET.com Staff

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