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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There is no suspense in this list this week. You already know what's at #1, and you probably don't care what's on the rest of…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2017 - 5:06 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

The music-video event of 2016 was easily the HBO premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade -- inarguably one of the best albums of the year, and maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 10:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Just sitting down to write this intro right now, I noticed that almost all of the videos I've picked for this week's list are, in…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2016 - 12:56 pm

More Hiro Murai stories

A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation” Video

A Tribe Called Quest released their remarkable album We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service at the tail-end of last year, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 30, 2017 - 2:07 pm

Watch The First Episode Of Donald Glover’s Hip-Hop Dramedy Atlanta

Donald Glover is back on TV. He left NBC's Community after four and a half seasons to pursue his Childish Gambino project, and though that's…
Collin Robinson | September 7, 2016 - 11:58 am

Watch Chance The Rapper Perform New Song “We The People” For Nike’s USA Basketball Campaign

Chance The Rapper has contributed a new song called "We The People" to a new commercial/short film from Nike, which celebrates the USA men's and…
James Rettig | August 10, 2016 - 12:48 pm

Baauer – “Day Ones” (Feat. Novelist & Leikeli47) Video

The dance/trap producer Baauer is moving past his "Harlem Shake" infamy, and he'll release his new album Aanext month. The thundering first single "Day Ones,"
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 11:52 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a weird week for music -- more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm

Stream Massive Attack Ritual Spirit EP + Watch “Take It There” (Feat. Tricky) Video

Last week, Bristol trip-hop godfathers Massive Attack dropped their new iPhone app Fantom, which included four brand-new tracks. As it turns out, those tracks make…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2016 - 9:47 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most of the music world is nursing a vast, collective hangover down in Austin right now, which means we didn't see too many new videos…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 11:35 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

On the intro to last week's 5 Best Videos post, I complained that music videos had not yet shaken themselves to life this year --…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2015 - 1:23 pm

Childish Gambino – “Sober” Video (Dir. Hiro Murai)

As I figured out when I put together my list of last year's 40 best music videos, Hiro Murai has arguably succeeded Nabil as the…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2015 - 10:19 am

2014 In Review

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We did it, everyone! We came up with the least glamorous music video ever made. I don't know what held the title before this week,…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm
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