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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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

Straight To Video

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

More Hiro Murai stories

Childish Gambino – “This Is America” Video

Last night Donald Glover was the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live, where he debuted two new songs. One of which, "This Is…
Julia Gray | May 6, 2018 - 12:45 pm

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

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

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
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