Dizzee Rascal – “I Don’t Need A Reason” Video
Um. OK. So. This video fucking rules. So much going on here: Britain’s black population navigating a society that has a long and grand history of colonialism and pampered nobility, brain-melting video-looping effects, cartoon eyeball contortions, Dizzee’s own ferocious charisma. I could go on. It just rules. Watch it. Emile Sornin directed it, and the song comes from Dizzee’s forthcoming album The Fifth. But you don’t really need to know all that. You just need to know that you should watch it because it fucking rules. It’s below.