Over the weekend, Eminem's offered a preview of the music video for “Monster” with Rihanna, and now we full-length video for the single from The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Here, Rihanna plays the role of Em’s therapist, while the rapper is found reflecting on pinnacle points of his career and personal life. The music video features scenes from several of Eminem’s previous videos and Dr. Dre is also featured in a snippet of back-and-forth role play with the rapper. A follow-up to 2010′s “Love the Way You Lie,” “Monster” is another stellar offering from both artists.
Beyoncé turns Santa Claus in an instant! Out of nowhere, the R&B Diva releases a self-titled album exclusively on iTunes. Queen Bey’s fifth solo LP includes 14-songs and 17 music videos. Contributions come from Justin Timberlake, Kelly Rowland, Drake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell, Timbaland, Hit-Boy, Key Wane, Detail, Michelle Williams, Sampha, husband Jay Z, and her daughter Blue Ivy. Dubbed a visual album, the 17 music videos were shot throughout the world in Paris, Rio De Janeiro, New York, and Sydney. Along with the surprise album, Bey has released 30-second snippets on every accompanying video. Preview the full album via the creative visuals below.The Carter-Knowles family takes #NewRules to the limits! Head to iTunes and purchase the album now -- watch previews of all the videos after the jump. [See More]
French filmmaker Mikael Colombu has taken an artistic approach to Drake'sTake Care cut We'll Be Fine. A preview of the clip has been released earlier this year, but its final form has now been unveiled for your viewing pleasure. As you can see above, the video relies heavily on CGI and some rarely bizarre sci-fi elements. Definitely a visually alternative approach to Drizzy's music that you don't want to miss. Enjoy.
TheMarshall Mathers LP 2 isn’t short on its serious moments, but Eminem proves he hasn’t lost that wacky sense of humor and aesthetics in the video to his six-minute lyrical onslaught, “Rap God.” In front of a psychedelic backdrop, Slim Shady plugs into the matrix and transforms into Max Headroom, the AI character from the 80′s sci-fi series of the same name. After all, those lyrical somersaults make Em sound like a damn robot on the mic. MMLP2 is out now, enjoy.
In an attempt to promote her ARTPOP album, Lady Gaga presents her new short film, An ARTPOP Film starring Lady Gaga. Partially commercial, partially music video, and partially fashion shoot, the film was directed by Dutch fashion photography duo Inez & Vindoodh. “This album is a celebration,” Gaga explains as the video begins. “My pain exploding in electronic music… It’s heavy, but after I listen to it, I feel happy again. I feel lighter.” Enjoy.
On the eve of Sail Out EP's release, Jhené Aiko shares a brand new video for her single The Worst. Having last shared a video for her Childish Gambino-featuring single "Bed Peace," Aiko's latest video takes on a much more darker tone as the lovely songstress sings in the shining light of police sirens, and takes viewers through the leading events. Stream the video up above, and for those interested in grabbing a copy of her EP, be sure to do so now by clicking here. Enjoy.
Following a brief teaser, Rihanna unleashes the full music video for the track “What Now.” The fifth single of Ms. Fenty’s 2012 LP Unapologetic, The stylish video channels The Exorcist as a possessed pop songstress performs the track in an unadorned space. Shot in Thailand over the summer, the four-minute cut is viewable above in its entirety. Enjoy.
While the audio stream has been online since the end of last month, Justin Timberlake has now followed up with the official music video for his Timbaland-produced single “TKO.” Starring alongside Timberlake, we get to see Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough acting as his estranged girlfriend. After a steamy make-out session she hits the singer over the head with a frying pan upon dragging him through the desert on the back of a truck while she sits in the driver’s seat. Purchase Justin's latest release The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 ($11 USD) on iTunes right now. Enjoy.
DJ Absolut travels cross-country to enjoy the finer things in “All We Know,” his latest single co-produced with Street Radio. The Hot 97 DJ enjoys fancy whips, eye-catching chicks, and the VIP nightlife with co-stars Ray J, Ace Hood, Fat Joe, Swizz Beatz, and Bow Wow. French Montana, Birdman, DJ Khaled, and others make appearances as the song’s available now on iTunes. Enjoy.
With Drake’s third album in-stores today, Drizzy seems to have more surprises on deck for us. His pop single Hold On, We’re Going Home continues to impact the world and pick up rotation around the globe. In the newly released mini movie Directed by Bill Pope, Drake stars in what seems to be a Scarface-inspired story of love and war. A$AP Rocky starts off the flick with a toast, only for October’s Very Own to find out that his boo has been kidnapped. There’s shootouts, mystery, betrayal and of course love... Enjoy.