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Pusha T and Rick Ross explore their home territory, a seedy underworld of, well, it has something to do with kilos and Arm & Hammer. Director Samuel Rogers creates a visual world where the smoke is thick, the daylight is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Keen observers will note the Total Recall homage in the fashion show sequence, and the quick cameo by the kitschy/kinky photographer Terry Richardson, but it's understood if all you notice is Skylar Grey. It's a trailer park somewhere outside Detroit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Confucius allegedly said no matter where we go, we cannot escape ourselves. 50 Cent, Eminem and Adam Levine try to to do just that in this clip from director Rich Lee. The performers are caught in a moody world of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
Rihanna continues her blistering music video pace, delivering a hypnotic, soaring clip that could almost be in competition as a Bond theme song. Director Anthony Mandler's clip hints at a film trailer for a sexy action movie no one has... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Ludacris isn't new to the NSFW-lyrical game, but it is a bit striking that Kelly Rowland is riding along, giving as good as she gets in the naughtiness department. Director Chris Sims breaks convention and places the two stars as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Joseph Kahn knows that shooting an artist in the desert makes them look elemental, like capitvating forces of nature. Ciara is raw, uncut starpower (especially when she's inviting us to the gun show) and Kahn showcases her for maximum effect... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Aerosmith has been at the music video game so long it is hard to do something that audiences haven't already seen from them. How long? They were a villainous Beatles stand-in during Sgt. Peppers. Director Marc Klasfeld veers more into... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Ladies always love the bartender, and Nas is a wise enough man to know this. Director Jay Martin sets Mr. Jones up behind the bar at the coolest of downtown lounges with a bad-ass vintage jukebox and a collection of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News
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Everything seems to float just slightly un-tethered from the ground and earthly concerns in this new Floria Sigismondi clip for Ellie Goulding. The waves cascade skyward while shards of mirror and reflective bubbles seems to be caught up in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2012 at Video Static: Music Video News