Video Shoots

Apr
23
Exclusive: On Set of Kid Ink’s ‘Main Chick’ Video

Kid Ink

Kid Ink was surrounded by sexy ladies while shooting the video for “Main Chick” featuring Chris Brown and Tyga, the DJ Mustard-produced single off his No. 1 album My Own Lane.

Rap-Up has a first look as the L.A. rapper got up close with his female co-stars, who were covered in metallic body paint. Tyga also stopped by to make a cameo in the Alex Moors-directed clip.

Kid Ink is currently on his 21-date “My Own Lane” tour, which wraps May 31 in Cincinnati.

The video will premiere in early May. Check out some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos below.

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Apr
5
Eminem and Spike Lee Shoot ‘Headlights’ Video in Detroit

Spike Lee and Eminem

Eminem’s next video will be a Spike Lee joint. Earlier this week, the hip-hop superstar teamed up with the iconic director to shoot a video for his next Marshall Mathers LP 2 single “Headlights” in his hometown of Detroit.

He snapped an Instagram photo of him and Spike on set. “Spike came out to The D for the ‘Headlights’ video… Coming soon,” tweeted Em.

On Wednesday, Spike paid a visit to 8 Mile, but didn’t reveal why he was there. “Great Day To Be In Motown On Marvin Gaye’s Born Day,” he said, later adding, “Detroit’s Finest EMINEM And Me Working Together On His Short a Film.Historic. Who Woulda Thunk It.”

With Spike in the director’s chair, expect a cinematic video for the Nate Ruess-assisted song, on which Em apologizes to his mother Debbie Mathers following their tumultuous past.

He has also shared a behind-the-scenes clip from his last video for “The Monster” co-starring Rihanna.

If you haven’t heard “Headlights,” stream it below.

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Apr
3
Keyshia Cole and Juicy J Shoot ‘Rick James’ Video

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole went in front of the lens this week to shoot the video for her new single “Rick James” featuring Juicy J. The R&B singer kept it ‘hood, rocking a bandana and hoop earrings while performing the female anthem.

A lingerie-clad Keysh took it from the streets to the sheets in one intimate scene, seductively posing in bed. Juicy J also stopped by to make a cameo.

“I’ve never did anything like this,” Keyshia told her fans. “But like I said you’ll understand when u see the video.”

The song is set to appear on her upcoming sixth album Point of No Return. She has been in the studio with Future, Wale, R. Kelly, and Scott Storch.

Check out more pics from the set below.

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Mar
17
Nicki Minaj Goes Gangster in ‘Senile’ Video

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj switched up her look yet again while shooting Young Money’s “Senile” music video. In addition to playing a leather-clad dominatrix, the rap diva channeled a chola on set.

She completed her Latina gangster look with a red bandana, Moschino bra and underwear, Dickies, and Chuck Taylors, and even got a fake Barbie tattoo on her stomach.

“Gettin tatted up. Lol #senileVideo,” tweeted Nicki as a makeup artist applied the ink.

Last night, Nicki was in the studio with Hit Maka! aka Yung Berg working on her upcoming album The Pink Print.

See more pics of Chola Minaj below.

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Mar
13
Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, and Tyga Reunite On Set of ‘Senile’ Video

Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj

After yesterday’s bizarre sneak peek with Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj has shared more photos from the set of “Senile.” Young Money’s First Lady reunited with Weezy and Tyga in L.A. to shoot a video for the David D.A. Doman-produced single off the Rise of an Empire compilation.

The rap vixen rocked the hell out of a sexy leather Moschino bustier and panties—complete with gold chains, locks, and fishnet stockings—from Jeremy Scott’s fall 2014 collection.

“@moschino Fresh off the runway with custom made panties to fit my big fat ego…. lol,” wrote Nicki.

The busty Barb was also joined by other members of her YMCMB family including Birdman, Mack Maine, and Euro.

Check out more pics from the “Senile” set below.

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Mar
12
Lil Wayne Gets Wacky in ‘Senile’ Video

Lil Wayne

Welcome to the wacky world of Lil Wayne. The rapper went in front of the lens to shoot a crazy video for the Young Money single “Senile” with Nicki Minaj and Tyga in L.A. on Tuesday.

Young Money president Mack Maine shared a couple photos from the strange set. It’s hard to tell exactly what is happening, but the concept is sure to be wild.

Weezy appears to be on a family vacation, sporting a colorful star-print shirt as he poses against a mountain backdrop alongside his adopted family, all decked out in yellow. The mother of the group rests her head on his shoulder, while he puts bunny ears on the girl next to him.

The Young Money compilation, Rise of an Empire, is expected to sell 30-35,000 copies in its first week, according to HITS Daily Double.

Check out another pic of Wayne and his new family below.

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Mar
8
Ludacris and Wiz Khalifa Take Over Miami Mansion in ‘Party Girls’ Video

Wiz Khalifa and Ludacris

Ludacris touched down in Miami to shoot the summery video for his new single “Party Girls” on Friday. With Hype Williams in the director’s chair, the Atlanta rapper took over a beachfront mansion with Wiz Khalifa.

The fellas shot scenes by the pool and inside the lavish estate. They were also joined by Irv Gotti, the song’s producer Cashmere Cat, and famed stylist June Ambrose, who laced Luda with the new Air Jordan 3 Retro “Infrared 23″ sneakers.

“PARTY GIRLS VIDEO! MANSION CRAZY!!” tweeted Luda, who shared some pics on Instagram.

The Jeremih-assisted song, which samples Aqua’s 1997 hit “Barbie Girl,” is set to appear on Ludacris’ upcoming album Ludaversal.

Check out more photos from the set below.

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