The video features several shots of owls, all-seeing eyes, pyramids and hidden hands, all of which draw from Masonic and Illuminati symbolism. If all of that wasn’t enough, there’s also a running narrative focused on police brutality. However, set against so much weird symbolism and lines like “I wanna be free,” it’s likely that Banks is actually poking fun at conspiracy theories connecting hip hop celebrities with secret organizations.
6. Meshuggah – “Bleed”
Extreme metal titans Meshuggah unleashed hell upon listeners with their blistering 2008 single “Bleed.” And the video that accompanied it is enough to scare even the most hardened horror fan. But what’s it all about? Well, the subliminal messages and satanic symbolism lead us to believe that it’s about the process of dying.