Music Videos

Jul
25
Video: Nina Sky f/ Smoke DZA – ‘Stoners’

Nina Sky

You don’t need to pop molly to experience the trippy effects of Nina Sky’s intoxicating video for “Stoners.” The duo, consisting of sisters Natalie and Nicole, take viewers on a psychedelic journey through the streets of New York, and link up with supreme stoner Smoke DZA.

“The video was about portraying the song’s psychedelic vibe instead of building a storyline,” Natalie told Dazed. “We wanted the viewer to feel that stoned feeling.”

The Sky NDGO-produced track, which samples oOoOO’s “Break Yr Heartt,” was released in April.

Catch their high.

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Jul
25
Video: 2 Chainz – ‘Freebase’

2 Chainz

It’s triller night. 2 Chainz recreates one of the greatest music videos of all time, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” in the video for “Freebase.” The Hairweave Killer shows off his acting chops and rocks a red leather jacket before turning into a zombie just like MJ in the cinematic clip.

“Hands down best video I’ve Ever shot!!!” tweeted 2 Chainz.

The song serves as the title track off his EP, which features appearances from Lil Boosie, Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky, and Ty Dolla $ign.

Watch the freaks come out at night.

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Jul
25
Video: Common f/ Big Sean – ‘Diamonds’

Common and Big Sean

Common caps off his release week by dropping the black-and-white video for “Diamonds.” Shot in L.A., the artsy performance-based clip co-stars his G.O.O.D. Music brother Big Sean.

“No matter what situation you gotta get to shining,” the Chicago MC told Rap-Up TV of the No I.D.-produced song. “I’m talking about shining for today, not waiting for tomorrow. You just gotta embody it now.”

In addition to Sean, Common’s album Nobody’s Smiling also features Jhené Aiko, Cocaine 80s, Elijah Blake, and Vince Staples.

Watch them get their shine on.

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Jul
24
Video: Chance the Rapper – ‘I Am Very Very Lonely’

Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper teases his upcoming Lollapalooza gig with the short and steamy video for “I Am Very Very Lonely,” a track he released in April. A couple makes passionate love—humping, grinding, and twerking against each other—in the shadows while Chance provides the late-night soundtrack.

“It’s just me and la cucaracha / Cold piece with the hot Sriracha tonight,” sings the Acid Rap MC.

He will showcase new material during his Lollapalooza gig in Chicago on August 3. The concert will be streamed live.

Unleash the freak fest below.

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Jul
23
Video: Mobb Deep f/ Mack Wilds – ‘Low’

Mobb Deep

Love blooms in the most unlikely of places in the video for “Low,” the Boi-1da and Havoc-produced track off Mobb Deep’s album The Infamous Mobb Deep, which was released in April.

When their homie goes to jail, his girl falls in love with his best friend, but not everyone approves. Things take a violent turn when their relationship is exposed.

“How can we love if this love is never supposed to be?” asks Mack Wilds, who also appears in the clip.

Watch the dark love story unfold.

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Jul
23
Video: Pharrell Williams f/ Miley Cyrus – ‘Come Get It Bae’

Pharrell Williams and Miley Cyrus

“Beauty has no expiration date,” proclaims Pharrell Williams in the video for “Come Get It Bae,” the second U.S. single off his album G I R L. The Neptunes hitmaker celebrates diversity in the Luis Cerveró-directed clip, which features women of all races and a cameo from Miley Cyrus.

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Jul
22
Video: Tiny – ‘What You Gon Do?’

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While T.I. is professing his love to his wife, Tiny hits back with “What You Gon’ Do,” the brand new single off her Pretty Hustle label. Mrs. Harris doesn’t hold back on the ladies’ anthem, which was inspired by her tumultuous relationship with the Atlanta rapper.

“All I wanna do is stay down for you, but you make it so hard / I’m about to give up on you,” sings the former Xscape member.

She even threatens to walk out of the relationship. “I said you better get your mind right boy or I’ll be gone.”

In the video, Tiny digs even deeper as she reflects on the couple’s wedding and speaks to her man from behind the prison glass.

Hear Tiny go on the record about her relationship.

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