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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Nicki Minaj's "Ganja Burn" didn't make this week's list, but I remain delighted that music videos are a medium where "The Scorpion King, but sexy"
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2018 - 1:09 pm

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Aphex Twin came back with a new song and video this week, and that's great. But the video turns out to be a glitchy mapped-out…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2018 - 11:49 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lately, the people reading this column have been helping me out by putting videos that I might've missed in the comments section of this column.
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2018 - 12:31 pm

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Carlos Lopez Estrada, the man who directed so many of those great early brain-boggling clipping. videos, is now also the man behind the new movie…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2018 - 3:16 pm

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As you read this, my colleague Chris DeVille and I are in Chicago, fleeing our normal dad responsibilities to watch some bands play in a…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2018 - 11:40 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The worst thing about Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande's "Bed" video is it's not "Side To Side." This is Gabriela Tully Playmore subbing for Tom…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 13, 2018 - 2:15 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The music internet has been one vast dead zone this week. When a holiday like the 4th of July falls in the middle of the…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2018 - 11:32 am

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A few weeks ago, in putting together this column, I came across Tierra Whack's "Whack World" on a music-video site. At the time, I was…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2018 - 12:20 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Right now, as you're reading this, I am en route to Los Angeles, to work on a very strange and exciting freelance assignment that I'm…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2018 - 11:18 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

God bless the music video, the one art-form where a star can distract the world from a historic rap-feud trouncing by reuniting the cast of…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2018 - 1:05 pm

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We haven't yet gotten a single music video from Kanye West's series of Wyoming albums, and maybe we never will. But Pusha-T's performance of "If…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2018 - 12:53 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In music, as in virtually every other arena of American culture, this has been an exhausting, exciting, overwhelming week. For once, though, music videos weren't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2018 - 1:44 pm

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In the unexpectedly stiff competition for the title of "week's best rap video from a badass woman that visually quotes Kill Bill, Vol. 1, Cardi…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2018 - 5:02 pm

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One day in 2007, I had the idea for a parody music video: "Crank That Daniel Plainview." The idea was that I'd wear a fake…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2018 - 2:51 pm

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It's been a long time since we've seen one music video dominate conversation like this -- not just conversation about music video, but conversation about…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2018 - 2:31 pm
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