Welcome to the 7th 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.
Ill P – “All About Me”
Australian rapper Ill P opens up this week’s video playlist with “All About Me.” The bravado-laden track is bolstered by the cinematic and eye-catching visual that features engaging performance shots and solid Krump choreographers. This single was released as a prequel to his brand new EP ‘GOING DARK‘ released on 28/12/2021. The track is produced by Skep.
Ridge Long – “Fuck Love”
Ridge Long gets deep and emotional in his new single “Fuck Love.” The heartfelt track is bolstered by a solemn guitar-driven backdrop and evocative lyrics. The visual shot by King G also taps into the song’s emotional oomph and captures Ridge Long’s trauma and final decision to embody the Fuck Love mentality due to betrayal of trust.
Leroy Booker – “Projector 2 Somewhere (AF-1 ANTHEM)”
Leroy Booker shares visuals for his song “Projector 2 Somewhere (AF-1 ANTHEM)” in this week’s video playlist. The song dwells on starting something again with one’s past love. Armed with his smooth melodic style and engaging lyrical style, Booker gives quite an alluring and heartwarming performance. The visual has a 90s pop vibe with its set pieces and moody lighting.
SSB x Bernz – “Insane”
SSB and Bernz team up for “Insane,” a solid record produced by C-Lance that details the ups and downs of being a dreamer in this crazy, unpredictable world. The visual edited and directed by Tracy Fuller captures the duo in their element from engaging live performances and engaging visual effects and transitions.
Litt Forever – “Nothing 2 Prove (Off Hours)”
Litt Forever wraps up this week’s video playlist with his new song “Nothing 2 Prove (Off Hours).” Over a soulful backdrop, the rapper takes us deep into his mind with reflective and relatable lyrics. The visual is quite cinematic as well and makes use of solemn and reflective aesthetic that fits the mood of the song.