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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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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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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last Friday was the Fourth Of July, which meant we didn't run one of these lists. But the videos kept piling up, and so we're…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:51 am
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