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 »

Kendrick Lamar – “ELEMENT.” Video

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Kendrick Lamar’s videos tend to be titanic works of art, and the clips for DAMN. singles “HUMBLE.” and “DNA.” have lived up to that billing. Now he’s dropped the visuals for album standout “ELEMENT.” directed by Jonas Lindstroem and the little homies (aka Kendrick). On first glance, it’s another stunner. Watch below. More »