“Close Your Eyes (and Count to Fuck)” by rap duo Run the Jewels features Rage Against the Machine‘s frontman, Zack de la Rocha. The video, directed by AG Rojas, depicts a brutal and intense police chase through the streets of Los Angeles, highlighting the systemic racism and police brutality in the United States. The video portrays the violent confrontation between a white police officer and a young black man, who is then pursued by the police, with Zack de la Rocha’s vocals amplifying the message of resistance against institutional oppression. The video ends with a powerful image of the young man holding up his hands, surrendering to the police, while the officer aims his gun at him, leaving a haunting reminder of the unjust violence that continues to plague society.
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