Welcome to the fifth edition of 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, 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.
AdrianK – “You’d Still Look Fuxxxx Good to Me”
Emerging vocalist AdrianK shares his captivating visuals for his single “You’d Still Look Fuxxxx Good to Me.” The sublime production provided by KINDA_DOMAIN takes precedence alongside his soothing melodic runs. The visual helmed by Cho Sung Ik is engaging and is made up of performance shots and cinematic aesthetics that feel like a 90s drama flick.
Nobi – “Lxst”
Seattle artist Nobi caught our eyes with the visuals for his song “Lxst.” The off-kilter track is ripe with a punchy and choppy backdrop and driven by his impassioned flow and vivid lyrics. The visual for “Lxst”, directed by Tim Carpenter is an experimental piece that blends virtual reality and reality in a seamless manner. Nobi is caught in a life-threatening situation where the chances of escaping are slim but he doesn’t stop trying.
Dillinginoman – Perception”
South African artist Dillinginoman shares the visual for his song “Perception.” As the title says, he gives a unique opinion on the issue of perception and how it affects us all. The visual has an experimental and psychedelic feel that dives into the concept of the dynamics of the human mind.
Queen Millz – “Hear Me Out”
Queen Millz returns with a new single “Hear Me Out” which sees her pouring her heart put on wax. The insightful track comes with an SBTV sponsored visual that captures the rapper’s performance style.
Stream “Hear Me Out” Here
Eastsyde Tone – “Concrete Jungle” ft. Thirstin Howl The 3rd”
Eastsyde Tone helps close out this week’s list with “Concrete Jungle” featuring the legendary Thirstin Howl The 3rd. Over a punchy and cinematic backdrop, both emcees proceed to wreak havoc with vivid lyricism and engaging flows. The visual is ripe with smooth performance shots, cut scenes tied together with seamless transition effects.