Video Shoots

Sep
12
Azealia Banks Channels Sailor Moon in ‘ATM Jam’ Video

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks dreams up a pink and purple fantasy in the video for her Pharrell-assisted single “ATM Jam.” Following the dark visuals for “Yung Rapunxel,” the Harlem rap diva steps into a whimsical world in the Clarence Fuller-directed clip (“Luxury”).

The 22-year-old channels Japanese manga character Sailor Moon, or “Sailor Goon” as she calls her, while wearing a sailor’s outfit. She relaxes by her pink pool and overlooks the Hollywood Hills, which have been turned purple.

Earlier this week, Azealia revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming debut Broke With Expensive Taste, which is due next year.

Check out the first pics from the trippy shoot below.

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Aug
30
Mavado and Nicki Minaj Shoot ‘Give It All to Me’ Video

Mavado and Nicki Minaj

Mavado brought some Caribbean flavor to New York while shooting the video for his single “Give It All to Me.” The Jamaican star was joined by his collaborator Nicki Minaj and We the Best boss DJ Khaled on set on Thursday.

The sexy rap diva was decked out in a black wig and flowery Dolce&Gabbana top as she shot scenes in front of a Lamborghini. She also filmed two ladies twerking on set, sharing the video with her fans on Instagram.

“The world a say #giveitalltome video shoot was amazing gully love @nickiminaj,” tweeted Mavado.

Peep some behind-the-scenes pics below.

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Aug
27
Miley Cyrus Shoots ’23′ Video with Mike WiLL Made It, Wiz Khalifa, & Juicy J

Juicy J, Mike WiLL Made It, Miley Cyrus, and Wiz Khalifa

While everyone was reeling over her racy VMA performance, Miley Cyrus was back on set shooting another music video. On Monday, she went in front of the camera for Mike WiLL Made It’s single “23.” The former “Hannah Montana” star joined the “We Can’t Stop” producer, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J at a high school gym for the basketball-themed visuals.

She posted some pics of her twerking in a closet full of jerseys and squatting in a bra and shorts with Jordan’s number “23″ across the back.

She hit the boys locker room and sat on the rim of a basketball hoop while wearing Jordans and holding a shiny basketball.

“Ballin hard,” tweeted Wiz as he posed with Miley.

The “Wrecking Ball” singer raps on the club banger, which is set to appear on Mike WiLL’s upcoming album Est. in 1989, Pt. 3. The song will hit iTunes on September 10 (listen to a snippet).

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Aug
15
Behind the Video: DJ Khaled f/ Nicki Minaj, Future, & Rick Ross – ‘I Wanna Be With You’

Future, Ciara, DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, and ScaffBeezy

It was all love—but no marriage—on set of DJ Khaled’s video for “I Wanna Be With You,” the latest single off his upcoming album Suffering From Success.

The We the Best boss was joined by his crush Nicki Minaj and co-star Future (Rick Ross was in South Africa). Colin Tilley was in the director’s chair as the trio took over a nightclub in Miami. Nicki changed a couple times and performed on top of a platform as confetti poured down on her.

Ciara also stopped by to support her boyfriend and “I’m Out” collaborator. The ladies posed for pics and had some girl talk between takes.

Check out all the behind-the-scenes action below.

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Aug
12
On Set of Birdman, R. Kelly, & Lil Wayne’s ‘We Been On’ Video

R. Kelly, Birdman, and Mack Maine

R. Kelly and Birdman put their differences aside and reunited on set of the video for Rich Gang’s single “We Been On” earlier this month. The YMCMB crew including Lil Wayne and Mack Maine took over a mansion with some sexy ladies. Birdman and Kellz appeared to be having a good time, sharing a laugh as they watched the monitor.

Ten years after scrapping their Best of Both Worlds joint album, they made up and collaborated on the record for the Rich Gang compilation.

“I was in the studio and we talked man to man,” the Cash Money boss told “Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot.” “We just kept it moving. Kelly, he do what it do when it comes to this music thing. … I know he never got a chance to work with Wayne, so I wanted to add Wayne to that.”

Check out more photos from the set below.

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Aug
10
Nicki Minaj, Future, & Ciara Join DJ Khaled in ‘I Wanna Be With You’ Video

Future, Ciara, Nicki Minaj, ScaffBeezy, and DJ Khaled

Following his publicity stunt proposal to Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled went in front of the lens to shoot the Colin Tilley-directed video for his single “I Wanna Be With You” in Miami on Friday. The We the Best CEO was joined by his co-stars Nicki Minaj and Future as he shot scenes at a nightclub. Rick Ross, who is also featured on the song, was in South Africa.

Nicki got glammed up in a white Le Moine Tricote dress, Balmain belt, and Nicholas Kirkwood heels for one scene, while Future showed off his all-Balmain look.

His boo Ciara even stopped by the set and posed for some pics with her pal Nicki. “Cici stopped by bein cute,” tweeted Nicki.

DJ Khaled documented the shoot on Instagram. “Video shoot.. Classic in the making,” boasted Khaled, whose album Suffering From Success drops September 24.

Check out some pics from the set below.

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Aug
3
Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj Shoot ‘Love More’ Video

Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj

Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj combined their star power while shooting the video for “Love More” in L.A. on Friday.

The Young Money rapper pulled up in her Maybach with ScaffBeezy, rocking a curly blonde wig and studded Versace Medusa bikini under a black skirt from her own Nicki Minaj Collection. Chris, who was in the director’s chair, changed several times while walking around the set with his crew.

“Today is the first time since ‘run it’ I’ve been mesmerized and at the same time nervous. Lets see if I can bring the old me back. Thank you,” he tweeted.

Part of the video was shot in a nightclub and called for lots of female extras, who paraded up and down the streets.

Nicki shared several Instagram pics from the set with her Barbz. “Had a great time on the #LoveMore vid set w/CB,” she said.

The song will appear on Chris’ upcoming album X, along with collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, and more.

Check out more pics from the set below.

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