Recently, Twitter launched a new ad campaign under the hashtag #SeeEverySide, which highlights Twitter’s unique ability to allow users to “see what’s happening from every point of view, all perspectives, every side. . . whether it be music, sports, news or entertainment.” While Twitter lets its users take in all perspectives on a subject (and in merely 140 characters to boot), I think we can all agree that everyone loves a happy ending. The social media platform has just released a new ad promoting #SeeEverySide, which stars Chance the Rapper using Twitter to outsource song requests.
After throwing out a call asking fans to request songs, Chance the Rapper patiently waits as the answers flood in. As the video cuts to the broad range of folks requesting well-known numbers from Chance’s catalog, an unexpected face makes a cameo — none other than David Crosby. After a sea of “Cocoa Butter Kisses” and “Same Drugs,” Crosby offers Chance the ability to #SeeEverySide, suggesting that chance play “anything with real instruments.” His tweet is tongue-in-cheek, referencing Crosby’s savage 2015 comment via Twitter that “Rap isn’t music” (A comment spurred by the fan-sourced question: What are your feelings about CSN getting sampled over the years in rap music?).
However, fret not, in case anyone was worried that David Crosby and Chance are about to get into a Twitter feud on the same dramatic levels as the 45th President of the United States and Cher. Later in the video, Crosby reappears, offering an olive branch to the Grammy-winning rapper, later shooting out the text, “I could up your game” (along with a flirty winking emoji), which is still highly condescending coming from the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young namesake but at least slightly nicer in tone. You can check out the video for yourself below, and keep your eyes peeled for that Chance X Crosby collab in the future.
Any requests? Real instruments? No problem.
— Twitter (@Twitter) June 19, 2017