June 6, 2011 at 1:03 PM ET
Kanye West's controversial video for "Monster," off his album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," has finally been released. Why is it controversial, you ask? Because it features some disturbing imagery (corpse-like women, dismemberment, to name just a couple things). You can judge for yourself by visiting Rolling Stone to view the video.
The final version does come with West's disclaimer: "The following content is in no way to be interpreted as misogynistic or negative towards any groups of people. It is an art piece and it shall be taken as such."
"Monster" drops on the heels of another recent music video controversy. Rihanna last week was forced to defend her video for "Man Down," which portrays the singer's violent interpretation of taking revenge for sexual assault. Rihanna later called her video "art with a message," and told BET, "We just wanted to hone in on a very serious matter that people are afraid to address, especially if you've been victimized in this scenario," Rihanna said.