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I spent a pretty good chunk of the week in transit to or from New York, or doing New York things while I was in New York, so I didn’t see a lot of this weeks’ videos before the massive video-watching binge I went on this morning. And I have to say: Lots of good… More »

If you need a quick crash-course in why music videos are not what they once were, have a look at Alex Pappademas’s celebration of the great Hype Williams in Grantland. Plenty of great music video directors are working today, but none of them are bringing the sheer opulent visual verve that Hype had at his… More »

This time of year, things in the musicverse tend to slow way down, and not too many people unveil their music videos. But in the past week, a few of them did anyway. Here are five of those:… More »

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Rick Ross – “If They Knew” (Feat. K. Michelle) Video

During most of the year, it's extremely difficult for a major-label rap artist to get an album out. During the last six weeks of the…
Tom Breihan | November 24, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Rick Ross – “Elvis Presley Blvd.” (Feat. Project Pat) Video

Rick Ross already released one album this year, the orchestrally grandiose Mastermind, and now he's planning on following it up with a new album called…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 4:14 pm

Rick Ross – “Supreme” Video

"Supreme" is one of the most sweeping, luxurious tracks on Rick Ross' excessively sweeping and luxurious 2014 album Mastermind, and its new video practically drips…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 12:25 pm

Rick Ross – “Thug Cry” (Feat. Lil Wayne) Video

Rick Ross's "Thug Cry" is a mellow, meditative song from Ross's not-great new album Mastermind, and its new video, from longtime Ross associate DRE Films,…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Pusha T – “Hold On” (Feat. Rick Ross) Video

Pusha T released his awesomely stark and snarly album My Name Is My Name last month, and for months, he's been making cold and minimal…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2013 - 10:11 am

Gunplay – “Gallardo” (Feat. Rick Ross & Yo Gotti) Video (NSFW)

Gunplay is one of the greatest headknock rappers currently walking the face of the earth, and he's also a part of one of rap's most…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2013 - 3:38 pm

Rick Ross – “Ashamed” Video

Usually, I can watch a rap video without being reduced to a puddle of jealousy from all the trappings of wealth. But fucking hell, Rick…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2013 - 9:16 am

DJ Khaled – “I Did It For My Dawgs” (Feat. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana, Ace Hood & Jadakiss) Video

DJ Khaled might not have too many talents in this world, but he's better than just about anyone else at lining up hard-as-fuck rappers for…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2012 - 9:13 am

Rick Ross – “911” Video

Earlier this week, Rick Ross released his tough and immediate "Hold Me Back" video, probably the best video of his career. (He doesn't have that…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2012 - 5:26 pm

Meek Mill – “Amen” Video (Feat. Drake & Jeremih)

In what has to be a nod to Ghostface Killah's "Cherchez La Ghost" video, Meek Mill starts his video for "Amen," the summertime-anthem standout from…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2012 - 10:53 am

Rick Ross – “Swear To God” Video

Rick Ross has lately been releasing a ton of quickie low-budget videos for tracks from his excellent recent Rich Forever mixtape, and the latest, for…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2012 - 10:31 am