Posts Tagged ‘Music Video’

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Foster The People – Houdini


The members of Foster The People are killed within the first five seconds of their “Houdini” visual, as rigging from the set of their latest music video falls and crushes the poor gents. But a dark and mysterious music boss calls upon a special team to move the band’s corpses around like puppets long enough to finish the shoot.

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Music Video: John Legend Ft. Ludacris – Tonight (Best You Ever Had)


John Legend get shirtless for his latest video for “Tonight” smoothed out love song made round around the edges thanks to the lightskin love of Ludacris. We’re on the fence on this one (the video, not the song…)

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Young Jeezy – F.A.M.E. [Behind the Scenes]


Young Jeezy resists the temptations of “F.A.M.E.” in his new video co-starring T.I. The Snowman raps in front of a wall plastered with fake newspapers with headlines about his career and kicks back in his mansion in the behind-the-scenes teaser.

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

GRiND Rated: Wale – Ambitious Girl


Wale dedicates “Ambitious Girl” to all the independent women. The D.C. rapper gives us a visual to accompany his empowering poem, which appears on last year’s mixtape More About Nothing. The video stars two college students who are focused on the future, but are taking different paths to reach their goals. One wakes up and heads to class, while another returns from her late-night job at the strip club, where she hustles to pay tuition. “Your drive drives me crazy,” says Wale as he puts his pen to paper.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

not hip hop: Hudson – Against The Grain


The new music video for ‘Against The Grain’ from emerging Melbourne indie-folk artist Hudson sees him collaborate with film maker/animator/VJ Dropbear (aka Jonathan Chong), producing a vibrant and colorful clip based around a mainstay from our humble artistic efforts throughout childhood – colored pencils.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Wale Ft. Miguel – Lotus Flower Bomb


Wale fantasizes about the woman of his dreams in the TAJ-directed video for “Lotus Flower Bomb,” the Miguel-assisted single off his chart-topping album Ambition. The Maybach Music rapper stars as a delivery man who has his eye on the salon shop owner, played by “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 5 contestant Bre Scullark.

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Boyz II Men Ft. Uncle Charlie – More Than You’ll Ever Know


Boyz II Men unites in harmony with Charlie Wilson in the video for “More Than You’ll Ever Know,” the first single from the R&B trio’s 20th anniversary album Twenty, which debuted at No. 20 (18,400 copies) in its first week. Nathan, Wanya, and Shawn perform poolside at a mansion in the hills above L.A. while footage from their studio sessions is shown.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Mateo – Say It’s So


Love escapes Mateo in the video for “Say It’s So,” his debut single featuring vocals from Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz. The Cincinnati-bred singer-songwriter passes by a mystery woman on the Brooklyn Bridge and stares out from a window overlooking the NYC skyline. Will he find what he’s looking for? Mateo’s EP Love and Stadiums will be released to iTunes on December 6 via Kerry “Krucial” Brothers’ label Krucial Noise.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Pusha T – Tony Montana [Freestyle Video]


This Samuel Rodgers-directed visual for G.O.O.D Music’s, Pusha T, finds “Tony Montana” getting the treatment. On the heels of his critically-acclaimed release, Fear Of God II: Let Us Pray, the video is rather understated, but the eye-candy will certainly keep you watching if Pusha T’s lyrics don’t.

Friday, November 4th, 2011

T.I. ft. Big K.R.I.T. – I’m Flexin’


The King’s back. T.I. returns to his Bankhead stomping grounds in Atlanta in the video for “I’m Flexin’” featuring Mississippi’s Big K.R.I.T. In the Motion Family-directed clip, the Grand Hustler rides down Cedar Ave. in a Chevrolet Chevelle, showing love to the neighborhood and people who held him down while he was away.