Lana Del Rey featuring A$AP Rocky | National Anthem Video

Lana Del Rey featuring A$AP Rocky | National Anthem Video

Lana Del Rey drops the official video for “National Anthem” which comes off her debut album Born to Die. The visual features the songstress playing Jacqueline Kennedy and none other than A$AP Rocky making an appearance as former President John F. Kennedy. The art direction and attention to detail is really epic and the seven-minute video is worth checking out just for that.

Chester French | Black Girls

Chester French | Black Girls

Today is a good day. Chester French have released their first single and accompanying video in three years. “Black Girls” features Travis Barker on the drums and is a solid effort after their hiatus. Fashion photographer Francesco Carrozzini gives his direction on this one. The video stars the multi-talented Rie Rasmussen and Jodie Smith, who bring life to the band’s unabashed, hard-hitting celebration of feminine beauty and interracial love. D.A. and Max also tell us their new album is coming soon so be sure to look out for that. Grab the single from iTunes and peep the video below (NSFW).

Jay-Z x Kanye West Ni**as in Paris Video

Jay-Z x Kanye West Ni**as in Paris Video Official

Jay-Z and Kanye West have dropped the official video for “Ni**as in Paris,” the most infamous track off their Watch The Throne album which released last year. The video blends footage from their concert tour with a scripted performance and captures the essence of the shows quite vividly. This is dropping just days after Jay put on another memorable concert, this time in the form of a two-show stint at Carnegie Hall. 2012 is looking as promising as 2011 actually was for S dot.

M.I.A. ‘Bad Girls’

M.I.A. 'Bad Girls' Music Video

M.I.A. has dropped the visual for her latest single, “Bad Girls”. The South London bred artist swags out on the masses as her chain hits her chest, riding on top of cars as they float on two wheels. The desert party is an epic setting for the video and shows some great times being had. This will surely reignite her presence as one of the most influential artists in the industry right now.

The Throne | Jay-Z & Kanye West ‘Otis’ Video

The Throne | Jay-Z & Kanye West Otis Video

The music video for Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Otis just premiered on MTV and you can check it out below in case you haven’t peeped it. Watch The Throne is an epic album and this is one heck of a video. Directed by Spike Jonze. Just one thing — What the heck is Aziz Ansari doing? Comedic relief FTW!

Kanye West Power by Marco Brambilla [Director’s Cut]

Kanye West x Marco Brambilla: Power [The Director's Cut]

Though we’re thinking, the majority of you guys have caught the Kanye West’s “Power” music vid, here’s the Director’s Cut. For anyone not familiar, the music video for “Power” is more like a work of art than anything else. A continuous camera zooms out from Kanye only to reveal a neoclassical video showing characters and creatures surrounding him in an abstract environment. Their movement is slow and deliberate, with inspiration pulled from Michaelangelo’s frescos in the Sistine Chapel.

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Drake x Anthony Mandler: Over [Official Video]

Drake: Over Directed by Anthony Madler [Official Music Video]

Being the first single off Drake’s highly anticipated debut album that’s due to drop in June, “Over” is a hit and with good reason. The Canadian rapper’s mixtape, So Far Gone, showed us what he’s capable of and now the suspense is building. This video will keep us at bay. For now. Thank Me Later is due to release on June 15th.

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