Videos

Apr
16
Jhené Aiko Debuts New Song ‘Spotless Mind’ at Coachella

In addition to bringing out Drake and Childish Gambino at Coachella on Sunday, Jhené Aiko debuted a brand new song called “Spotless Mind” during her late-night set at the Gobi Tent. With the palm trees swaying in the background, the L.A. songstress performed the breezy tune with her band and a string quartet.

“Started as a love song, 26 years in the making / Moving from place to place and I never really settled down,” she sings before repeating the chorus, “I’m a wanderer, baby.”

The song is set to appear on her upcoming full-length debut Souled Out, due this summer.

Watch Jhené debut her new jam in the desert.

Apr
15
Video: August Alsina f/ Fabolous – ‘Get Ya Money’

August Alsina

With his debut Testimony in stores today, August Alsina premieres the video for “Get Ya Money” featuring Fabolous. The New Orleans crooner salutes the strippers who hustle for their money in the Payne Lindsey-directed clip, which was shot in New York.

“I ain’t judgin’ you, go and get ya money,” sings August while making it rain at the strip club.

During his appearance on “106 & Park” this week, August fired back at host Keshia Chanté‎ after she asked him about his beef with Trey Songz. “I just told ya’ll not to ask me that shit when I got up in here,” he said.

Watch the video and the awkward moment below.

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Apr
15
Video: Keyshia Cole – ‘Next Time’ [Teaser]

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole packed a punch and a whole lot of attitude in the video for her Juicy J-assisted slapper “Rick James.” Now she shows a softer side in the Colin Tilley-directed video for “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away).”

In the 15-second teaser, a vulnerable Keysh sings about her relationship with estranged husband Daniel “Boobie” Gibson.

Her sixth album Point of No Return is due this summer featuring contributions from Wale, R. Kelly, and Future.

Get a sneak peek before the video premieres Wednesday on “106 & Park.”

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Apr
15
Video: Estelle – ‘Make Her Say (Beat It Up)’

Estelle

Estelle celebrates sexual empowerment in the video for “Make Her Say (Beat It Up)” off her EP Love & Happiness: How Stella Got Her Groove Back.

The British songstress challenges the stereotypes of beauty by casting everyday couples in the provocative clip. They undress each other and make love in the intimate bedroom scenes.

“This song is a part of a whole statement on what it means to be in a real relationship, on your terms,” said Estelle. “It represents ownership and embracing all of yourself as a human, plus good sex is always necessary.”

Estelle’s upcoming fourth album, due later this year, will focus on the themes of passion, courage, true romance, and the bullshit.

Go behind closed doors with Estelle.

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Apr
15
Video: Young Money f/ Tyga, Nicki Minaj, & Lil Wayne – ‘Senile’

Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga

Young Money has gone crazy. Tyga, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj unleash the bizarre video for “Senile,” the latest release off their compilation Rise of an Empire. In the Colin Tilley-directed clip, the rap all-stars play characters in their own wacky worlds.

Tyga smokes the hookah with some hippies and performs alongside the JabbaWockeeZ.

Nicki channels a chola, completing her gangster look with a Barbie tattoo across her stomach, as she swings on the playground. She also plays a Moschino-clad dominatrix and kicks back on a lawn chair with Tyga and Tunechi.

Lil Wayne is the odd man out as he sits down to dinner and poses for a portrait with his white trash family.

“It’s just basically like some old Addams Family-type, trailer-park trash and Wayne is just like in these different houses going crazy,” Tyga told MTV News.

Step into Young Money’s strange world below.

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Apr
15
Video: 50 Cent – ‘Hustler’

50 Cent

Can’t knock the hustle. 50 Cent grinds like a gangster in the film noir video for his latest Animal Ambition release “Hustler.” In the black-and-white clip, directed by Eif Rivera, the hip-hop impresario dons a fedora and smokes a cigar as he stacks his paper, surrounded by video vixens.

Before Animal Ambition arrives on June 3, 50 will headline Hot 97′s Summer Jam on June 1 alongside Nas, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne.

See Curtis get his hustle on below.

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Apr
14
Pharrell Gets Emotional During Oprah Interview

Pharrell and Oprah

Pharrell has had a tremendous year. After winning four Grammys and performing at the Academy Awards, the humble hitmaker sat down with Oprah Winfrey on “Oprah Prime,” which aired Sunday on OWN.

While watching fans around the world dance to his hit “Happy,” the 41-year-old was overcome with emotion and broke down in tears.

“It’s overwhelming because I love what I do and people have believed in me for so long that I can make it to this point, to feel that,” said Pharrell.

He also opened up about the obstacles he faced while trying to launch a solo career. “I had accepted that I was gonna be a writer and a producer, and I was happy to be the guy standing next to the guy,” he said.

He looked to Jay Z and Puff Daddy for mentorship, but realized that he wasn’t serving his purpose. “I misinterpreted what Jay was doing. I wanted the private jets, the girls.”

Plus, find out what music he grew up listening to, his ability to see music in colors, and the book that changed his life.

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