If you need a quick crash-course in why music videos are not what they once were, have a look at Alex Pappademas’s celebration of the great Hype Williams in Grantland. Plenty of great music video directors are working today, but none of them are bringing the sheer opulent visual verve that Hype had at his peak. In any case, it’s great to see the old master, who’s never really gone away, return with a great new video that tops this week’s list without breaking a sweat. This week’s picks below.
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