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If anything big came out on Thursday evening, you’ll note that it’s not on this list. I wrote this yesterday afternoon, as I am now on a plane to Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival. If you see me there, say hi; I’ll be the tall guy. Even without any late-breaking additions, this was a… More »

I’m sorry, guys, but I think the new Björk video is pretty boring. I was all set to love it, but I don’t love it. It’s not on this list. There were plenty of better videos that came along in the past week, and five of them are below. More »

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 time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

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Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 2:25 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column is a weird one because the quality of music videos tends to vacillate wildly from week to week. Some weeks, there are just…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2014 - 4:10 pm
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YG – “My Nigga (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Wayne, Rich Homie Quan, Meek Mill & Nicki Minaj) Video

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Tom Breihan | February 21, 2014 - 10:41 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were too many music videos this week. I had to devote a huge chunk to yesterday afternoon just watching all the ones I'd missed.
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2013 - 12:42 pm
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Jackie Chain – “Parked Outside” (Feat. Bun B & Big K.R.I.T.) Video

Motion Family's new video for Jackie Chain's Alabama trunk-rattler "Parked Outside," like the song that accompanies it, works as a celebration of tricked-out ancestral America…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 4:56 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Not the most inspiring set of videos this week. Work harder, everyone! There were a few good ones, though, and we've got them listed below.
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2011 - 5:26 pm
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T.I. – “I’m Flexin'” Video (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.)

Even though he produced the track, Mississippi MC Big K.R.I.T.'s vocals barely appear on "I'm Flexin'," the strong new comeback single from the just-out-of-jail T.I.
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2011 - 11:59 am
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Big K.R.I.T. – “Money On The Floor” Video (Feat. 8Ball, MJG & 2 Chainz) (NSFW-Ish)

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Tom Breihan | November 4, 2011 - 11:47 am

Yelawolf – “Up In The Club” (Feat. Lil Jon) Video

The new video from palefaced fast-rap machine Yelawolf indulges in a whole ton of club-rap video cliches: Butt shots, gratuitous alcohol consumption, random violence, Lil…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2011 - 3:09 pm

The-Dream @ Good Units, NYC 6/29/10 & “Trilogy” Video

After a titanic weekend in NYC, the only plan I had for this week was to gently massage my legs and liver with a few…
Amrit Singh | June 30, 2010 - 12:42 pm