On November 21, 2013, Eminem tweeted the trailer for the music video of Rap God, directed by Rich Lee, and announced it would be released on November 27, 2013. On November 27, 2013 as scheduled, the music video was released on Vevo at 12:00pm ET.
Eminem parodied Max Headroom in the music video. There are also references to The Matrix, The Walking Dead, Hellraiser and the video games Pong, Portal and Super Mario Bros. in the video. The video received three nominations at MTV Video Music Awards 2014 in the categories “Best Art Direction”, “Best Editing” and “Best Visual Effects” and won “Best Editing”
The music video received VEVO Certification Awards for passing 100 million views on YouTube. Currently the video has almost 385 million views. Watch “Rap God” video clip below: