Welcome to TWIB’s Weekly Top 10 Videos. This is a segment where we will be looking at some exceptional visuals from various acts from around the globe. The music video format has been around for decades and through the 90s and 2000s, it has taken flight from multi-million budget music videos, to mid to low-budget videos with exceptional features. In this section, we will not discriminate but rather highlight some of the creative visuals that pop up on our radar.
Again, we promise to bring you the best from high to low budget, to animated to DIY and first and foremost, the most creative visuals we can source.

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Dude It’s Nolan – “Heavy Weighted”

Dude It’s Nolan helped open this week’s video list with his new effort titled “Heavy Weighted”. The track is a punchy and anthemic trap track that will surely get your head nodding and pump you up to hit the gym. Armed with his smooth and rapid-fire flow, the rapper reminds us that he is not stopping for breaks. The visual is quite solid too and taps into the energy of the track with its engaging effects, set pieces and performance shots.





Dax – “Eternity”.

Dax shares some reflective and insightful thoughts about life in his new release titled “Eternity”. The track is made up of a solemn and reflective piano-driven backdrop peppered by Dax’s heartfelt lines like “It’s more than a concept/An infinite time that we spend/It confirms that our lives here on earth are a blip of existence and don’t make a dent” that digs deep into the concept of life




Hardbody Jones – “ZEUTIANS”.

Montreal-raised artist Hardbody Jones caught our eyes and ears with the visual for his song  “ZEUTIANS”. The track is a reflective and heartfelt tune that explores the unbreakable bond between two lovers who go the extra mile and beyond all obstacles to be together. Over the bouncy drums and solemn synths, Hardbody Jones delivers a smooth melodic performance ripe with vivid storytelling about the modern Bonnie and Clyde. The song’s visuals are cinematic and the storyboard is well-crafted and draws viewers deep into the hi-octane action.



MIIST The Singer – “Remember Me Again”.


MIIST The Singer makes her debut on our list with “Remember Me Again”, a solemn and heartwarming ballad that centers on that special someone who is etched in her memory forever. The visual style makes use of subtle motifs, artsy set pieces and costumes that exude emotional loss, pain and love.





JS – “Guns & Butter”.

JS explores the ups and downs of life in “Guns & Butter”. Over a soulful and warm backdrop, JS talks about his own experiences as a young black man trying to create his lane and solidify his legacy against all odds. The visual style takes inspiration from the classic Baby Boy film.



Nemy, Supreme Cerebral,Jawnson,Apollo – “Crazy 8’s”  (Remix)

The rap team of Nemy, Supreme Cerebral, Jawnson and Apollo return with “Crazy 8’s” (Remix). The track produced by J(X) raises the ante and features the emcees going in with edgy and bravado-raps that would leave listeners with the crew face. The visual pays homage to the classic Kobe Bryant’s shoes and the emcees rock several LA Lakers gear to complete the job.





M-Dot x Revalation – “You and You” prod. by M-Phazes (cuts by Lp2)

Hardworking Boston lyricist M-Dot, starts the new year the same way he left off last year, with a brand new music video. This time, he connects with his long-time EMS ally Revalation for “You and You” produced by Grammy Award-Winning producer M-Phazes. The cinematic track is ripe with thematic guitar licks, brass stabs and punchy drum grooves all underpinned by the duo’s stylish flows and play on the word “You” that is threaded throughout the beat. The accompanying visual shot by Rayymond follows M-Dot and Revalation as dirty cops who go overboard and break the rules while on the job. The track has additional vocals by Kore (of EMS) and Shea O’ Brien on the chorus and scratches by frequent collaborator Lp2 (France). The single serves as the 1st taste of what’s to come from M-Dot’s upcoming album “Daze of Greed” coming soon (Date TBA).




Hurri Haran – “On & On”.

Brooklyn-born, Trinidad-descended artist Hurri Haran is on the rise with his stylish melodic-driven tunes and he makes his entry on our video playlist with this summer-tinged tune titled “On & On“. The production has warm textures and a sparse groove that is peppered by Hurri’s soft vocal runs and heartfelt lyrics that pour adulation on his girl. The visual captures him and the leading girl in their element as they bask in their company.





George Myer – “23”


Australian sensation George Myer and the up-and-coming VV Ace have teamed up for this bass-heavy anthem titled “23”. George delivers energetic performances ripe with stylish flows and a memorable hook to match. The visual style is simple and captures the rapper in his element.


MidaZ The BEAST x Planet Asia – “Expensive Spaghetti”.

MidaZ The BEAST and Planet Asia are back with something delicious for our earbuds in the form of this jam titled “Expensive Spaghetti”. Over Delle Digga‘s cinematic and dusty backdrop, the duo takes time off their daily hustle to politic and make moves over a plate of expensive spaghetti. The visual directed by TzariZM follows through with the concept and shows us a glimpse of how the lyrical duo do their thing.
“Expensive Spaghetti” appears on the newly released collaborative LP And 1 Rap Sh*t which also features appearances from Termanology, A.L., Tristate, Montage One, P.U.R.E and Aahmean. Besides Delle Digga production is handled on the album by SHARP, TzariZM and Dirty Diggs.


Drop Dead Lane – “Plague”.


The hard-working experimental rap band Drop Dead Lane is back with “Plague”. A dark and moody piece that is ripe with cinematic synths and thumping drums that are underpinned by fast-paced and fiery raps. The visual is a blend of performance shots vivid effects and subtle motifs that add depth to the lyrical display shown on the track.


Monty – “The Warm Up”.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-born, Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based rapper Monty helped close the video list with his new release titled “The Warm Up”. The track is a showcase of his rap skills and stylish smooth flow over a punchy jazz-soul sample with punchy drums. He is joined by fellow rapper T.Walker who adds his stylish touch to the track. The visual style is engaging and uses expressive cinematic cut scenes and angles alongside performance shots of the duo.

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