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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There's a long history of great music-video directors -- David Fincher, Spike Jonze, one-movie wonder Hype Williams -- becoming great film auteurs. Hiro Murai hasn't…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2018 - 2:08 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

"Rihanna boobs" are probably not, in themselves, enough to guarantee a music video's artistic merit. And so I didn't include Rihanna's "Kiss It Better" video…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2016 - 11:59 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you were some kind of underground artist making a video this week, it was hard to compete. A few big stars on big labels…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2015 - 12:35 pm

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Pusha-T – “If You Know You Know” Video

Last month, Pusha-T released his Kanye West-produced album, DAYTONA. We named it one of the Best Albums Of The Year So Far, and today its…
James Rettig | June 20, 2018 - 9:40 am

Diplo – “Suicidal” (Feat. Desiigner) Video

Last week, superstar DJ Diplo released his guest-heavy and surprisingly moody California EP. He's already shared videos for a bunch of its songs: "Get It
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2018 - 10:46 am

Offset & Metro Boomin – “Ric Flair Drip” Video (Feat. Ric Flair)

Ric Flair, the greatest professional wrestler who has ever lived, had a near-death situation last year. In September, he was rushed to the hospital, in…
James Rettig | March 1, 2018 - 2:59 pm

Vic Mensa – “OMG” Video (Feat. Pusha T & Carl From Shameless)

Earlier this month, Vic Mensa released his The Manuscript EP, and today he's shared a video for the Pusha T-featuring track "OMG." In the vid,…
James Rettig | June 29, 2017 - 11:44 am

Kaytranada – “You’re The One” Video

Kaytranada recently won the 2016 Polaris Music Prize for his debut album 99.9%, and he celebrated by releasing a companion mixtape called 0.001%. Now, he's…
James Rettig | September 27, 2016 - 12:41 pm

Joey Bada$$ – “Devastated” Video

Joey Bada$$ steps out of the '90s every now and then, and he did just that with the lightweight trap sound of "Devastated." He premiered…
Collin Robinson | August 10, 2016 - 2:12 pm

Pusha T – “M.P.A.” (Feat. Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, & The-Dream) Video

Pusha T is back with another video from his ridiculously good Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude. In contrast to the darkly dramatic clips that have…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Belly – “Might Not” (Feat. The Weeknd) Video

I love how every time the Weeknd guests on a song it's basically just a Weeknd song with the alleged lead artist relegated to supporting…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm

A$AP Rocky – “Jukebox Joints” Video

Kanye West co-produced and rapped on the hazy and soul-drenched "Jukebox Joints," one of the standout tracks from A$AP Rocky's excellent new drug-rap album At.Long.Last.A$AP.
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2015 - 10:53 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were a couple of big high-profile videos this week from artists I like, and they had big ideas, but they didn't move me much.
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2015 - 9:36 am

Migos – “Cross The Country” Video

The young Atlanta rap trio Migos are the rare rap group who can maintain a giddy energy over a six-and-a-half-minute song, and the title of…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2015 - 9:42 am

A$AP Rocky – “Multiply” Video (Feat. Juicy J)

A$AP Rocky debuted his new single "Multiply" tonight, along with a video for it. It's the first solo track we've heard from Flacko since his…
James Rettig | October 3, 2014 - 12:21 am
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