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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

Straight To Video

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

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm grateful for a lot of things in this life, and here's one of them: I now have another week to sort out my feelings…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

More Jack Begert stories

Jay Rock – “ES Tales” Video

Last month, Jay Rock released his third studio album, Redemption. The TDE affiliate has amassed a respectable collection of music videos for songs from it,…
James Rettig | July 9, 2018 - 1:31 pm

Jay Rock – “OSOM” (Feat. J. Cole) Video

The past few days in rap music criticism have been consumed with conversations about Nas' new album and JAY-Z and Beyoncé's new album and the…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2018 - 2:13 pm

Jay Rock – “King’s Dead” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake) Video

We heard the remarkable Jay Rock x Kendrick Lamar x Future x James Blake collab "King's Dead" for the first time last month and we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2018 - 3:24 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We got a good Halloween album this year, but we didn't get enough good Halloween video. There were plenty of good music videos this past…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 3:51 pm

Rich The Kid – “New Freezer” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Video

Kendrick Lamar has gone guest-verse-crazy in recent months, and the best song with a Kendrick feature might well be "New Freezer," the track that Atlanta…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2017 - 12:41 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Someone dropped a masterpiece this week. The race for best music video of 2017 may already be over, like that time when Animal Collective dropped…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2017 - 2:05 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

It's not a music video, but I'd like to draw your attention to this video, of Parquet Courts and Bun B performing together on Colbert
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2016 - 1:04 pm

Schoolboy Q – “Black THougHts (Pt. 3)” Video

On Friday, Schoolboy Q released his powerful, angry new album Blank Face LP. And today, Q completes his trilogy of videos, a powerful and narrative-heavy…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2016 - 9:22 am

Kendrick Lamar – “God Is Gangsta” Short Film (NSFW)

"God Is Gangsta" isn't the name of a song on To Pimp A Butterfly, but it is the title of a new video that Kendrick…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 10:13 am