Video Shoots

Oct
24
Ariana Grande Masquerades with Big Sean in ‘Right There’ Video

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is celebrating good times in the dramatic video for “Right There.” Just in time for Halloween, the pint-sized diva throws a masquerade ball at her fancy crib for the Big Sean-assisted single off her No. 1 debut Yours Truly.

She teased with some behind-the-scenes images via Instagram and her brother gave fans a tour of the set, with some additional photos.

She holds a fan over her face and gets dolled up in a ball gown while descending a staircase. Big Sean also makes a cameo, seated at the altar in a church.

“I’m soooo excited for the #rightthere video shoot today!! Never done anything like this before,” Ariana tweeted last month.

The video will premiere on Wednesday, October 30. Get a sneak peek below.

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Oct
17
Drake Shoots ‘Worst Behavior’ Video in Memphis

Turk and Drake

With his tour kickoff just days away, Drake was on his “Worst Behavior.” On Wednesday, the Toronto MC went in front of the lens to shoot a video for the Nothing Was the Same cut. Fans flocked to the scene when they spotted him in front of a BBQ spot in downtown Memphis.

Turk from the Hot Boys and Drake’s father, a Memphis native, were also on set. Drizzy happily posed for photos with the locals and even held a baby.

He will kick off his “Would You Like a Tour?” run in Pittsburgh on Friday. According to the Los Angeles Times, his OVO signee PARTYNEXTDOOR has been added to the lineup along with Jhené Aiko, who was reportedly on the bill before the Future fiasco.

Nothing Was the Same is currently No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The album has sold around 900,000 copies since its release three weeks ago.

Check out more pics from the set below.

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Oct
16
Future and Miley Cyrus Blast Off in ‘Real and True’ Video

Future and Miley Cyrus

Future and Miley Cyrus are teaming up again for an out-of-this-world collaboration. The Atlanta rapper and Bangerz singer, who previously collaborated on “My Darlin’,” recently shot the space-themed video for Future’s new single “Real and True,” which also stars Mr Hudson.

In the photos from the set (via E! Online), Miley strips down and plays an alien, covered in metallic body paint, while Future and Mr Hudson sport astronaut suits.

The Mike WiLL Made-It-produced record is set to appear on Future’s sophomore album Honest, due in December.

“I was doing some records in Vegas and Mr Hudson sent a hook back he did on a Mike WiLL track,” Future told MTV’s “RapFix Live.” “He played it for Miley and she wanted to be a part of it, so I’m putting the record on my album.”

In addition to Miley, other guests on Honest include Nicki Minaj, who is featured on “Rock Star Life.”

The “Real and True” video will premiere on Friday.

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Oct
9
Behind the Video: Sevyn Streeter f/ Chris Brown – ‘It Won’t Stop’

Chris Brown and Sevyn Streeter

Sevyn Streeter hits the beach in the sexy video for “It Won’t Stop” featuring Chris Brown. The R&B songstress is a vision in white as she dances on the sand and cuddles up to Portland Trail Blazers forward Dorell Wright, who plays her leading man in the Brown-directed clip.

“He was just a nice piece of chocolate to work with that day,” said Sevyn of her dreamy co-star.

She bared the freezing temps while riding in a Jeep and gathered around a bonfire with her friends, puppy, and Breezy. Her mother and fellow singer-songwriter Lonny Bereal also came out to support.

The CBE/Atlantic signee will hit the road with K. Michelle on the “Rebellious Soul” tour starting Nov. 4 and will release her first EP Call Me Crazy, But… to digital retailers on Nov. 5.

Sevyn is also offering relationship advice via the “Call Me Crazy, But… Hotline.” Fans can call 773-43-CRAZY to share their craziest relationship stories and receive a chance to get a call back, text message, or voicemail from Sevyn.

The full video will premiere Thursday on “106 & Park.” Go behind the scenes exclusively via Rap-Up.com.

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Oct
1
Rihanna Goes Stripper Chic in ‘Pour It Up’ Video

Rihanna

After teasing with some photos over the weekend, Rihanna has revealed even more behind-the-scenes pics from the “Pour It Up” video. The bad gal showcases her racy look, rocking stripper heels as she sits in a throne with money piled up at her feet.

Clad in a curly blonde wig, she works the chair in different positions with dollar bills stuffed in her underwear. She flaunts her long legs and turns around to reveal her red thong poking out through her torn denim shorts.

Following some creative issues with the director, the provocative video is expected to premiere in the next week starring dancers including Nicole “The Pole” Williams.

Take another peek at RiRi’s stripper-chic video below.

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Sep
26
2 Chainz Reunites Hot Boys in ‘Used 2’ Video

2 Chainz and Hot Boys

2 Chainz brought out the Hot Boys while shooting a video for his new single “Used 2″ on Wednesday. The Atlanta rapper was joined by members of the ’90s hip-hop group including Lil Wayne, Juvenile, and Turk (B.G. is currently behind bars) during his visit to the 7th Ward of New Orleans.

“We turnUP today in the 7 th ward ,Hot boy shit #freeB.G.,” tweeted 2 Chainz.

He pays homage to the group on the Mannie Fresh-produced song off B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME. “We just tryna get that whole Hot Boys feel again,” 2 Chainz told Rap-Up TV. “You always want to put the landscaping behind the actual authenticity of the record.”

Watch 2 Chainz and the Hot Boys get down to the NOLA beat.

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Sep
12
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Get Naked in ‘All of Me’ Video

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are taking cameras behind closed doors. The hot couple strips down and gets in bed in the steamy video for “All of Me,” directed by Nabil (Frank Ocean, Kanye West).

The R&B crooner posted a racy black-and-white photo of him and his fiancée laying in the sheets with Teigen’s breast exposed.

“Literally everyone has a nipple. Get over it,” tweeted the model in response to the criticism.

Legend wrote the ballad about his soon-to-be wife. It appears on his album Love in the Future, which debuted at No. 4 (68,000) this week.

The engaged couple met on set of Legend’s video for “Stereo” in 2006 and is set to walk down the aisle later this year.

See more pics, including the NSFW photo, below.

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