The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2018

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vidsIn the early days of this century, you could still turn on your television and, every so often, catch a music video. It didn’t last. Music videos still exist on television, but niche ventures like the MTV Jams Channel only exist in the shadowy nether reaches of cable subscriptions, and that’s not where music videos … More »

Jay Rock – “ES Tales” Video

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Jay RockLast month, Jay Rock released his third studio album, Redemption. The TDE affiliate has amassed a respectable collection of music videos for songs from it, for “King’s Dead,” “Win” and “The Bloodiest,” and “OSOM.” Today, he’s teamed up with co-directors Dave Free and Jack Begert once again for a music … More »

Jay Rock – “ES Tales” Video

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Jay RockLast month, Jay Rock released his third studio album, Redemption. The TDE affiliate has amassed a respectable collection of music videos for songs from it, for “King’s Dead,” “Win” and “The Bloodiest,” and “OSOM.” Today, he’s teamed up with co-directors Dave Free and Jack Begert once again for a music … More »

Jay Rock – “OSOM” (Feat. J. Cole) Video

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J. Cole & Jay RockThe past few days in rap music criticism have been consumed with conversations about Nas’ new album and JAY-Z and Beyoncé’s new album and the death of XXXTentacion. It’s been a lot, and it hasn’t left much room for conversation about the real rap album of the week: Jay Rock’s Redemption. More »

SZA – “Broken Clocks” Video

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Since her Ctrl album came out last year, SZA has become a star, which means that she’s getting the chances to make the same kinds of eye-popping music videos that her TDE labelmates usually get. And since pretty much every song on Ctrl seems to demand a music video of its own, it’s good … More »

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

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In this space in past years, I’ve usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It’s a variation of the auteur theory, as visionaries like Nabil and Hiro Murai have used artists as vehicles for their ideas and approaches. This year, though, it feels like the artists themselves who are driving things, and … More »