Welcome to TWIB’s Weekly Top 5 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 really 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.
Yeloboi Tommy – “HEARTBREAK”
Yeloboi Tommy opens up the list with the visuals for his song “HEARTBREAK.” The artist displays a vibrant and energetic performance alongside his melodic flow and confident energy. The visual is colorful and bright and makes use of eye-catching aesthetics.
exociety – “The Lodge”
Multi-faceted group exociety caught our eyes with the cinematic visual for their song “The Lodge.” The track itself has an experimental style with its crunchy production and off-kilter lyricism. The visual is set in the frozen woods where a young lady runs for dear life. It also employs several motifs and fast cut scenes that increases the urgent behind the song.
Wohdee – “WAUWW (Music Video)”
Rising UK rapper Wohdee shares the visuals for her song “WAUWW” which sets her in the sights of everyone. The upbeat bravado-laden track captures her unique style and the visual follows suit with its colorful aesthetics and stylish performance shots.
MC Solomon x 5:55 – “Om Namah Shivaya”
UK/Indian MC Solomon and Nepal emcee 5:55 embody their Asian roots on this new collaboration titled “Om Namah Shivaya.” Over a cinematic and punchy backdrop, listeners are thrilled by the fiery lyricism and energetic performances from the duo. The visual also bring their energy to the screens with its dark and moody lighting and eye-gripping scenery.
Nardo P – “Can’t Fold”
Nardo P closes out the list with this heartfelt and reflective tune titled “Can’t Fold.” The lyrics dig deep into his flaws and having to be accountable for his destiny. The visual follows him as he goes about his daily activity amongst other things.