Young Moneyâ€™s pop/punk diva Shanell (aka SNL) presents the video for â€œItâ€™s The Beat,” which appeared on her popular summer mixtape Shut Up & Listen. The fun anthem-esque song is a remake of UK production team Simian Mobil Discoâ€™s song of the same title. The energy of the video also matches the song’s freewheeling nature perfectly. Check it out: I love the tights and the dancing (high kicks included) in the streets. This might have to go in my iPod’s workout mix. For more info about Shanell, visit her fansite.
I thought the video would save the song, but not so much. That’s what I get for feeding into internet hype. The still shots looked so cool…
I love the Syn City theme. Nicki Minaj looks cute here and I like her flow in this case. And Tyga really stepped his game up too. Wow. Good job guys.
The 2 -Cent collective is a New Orleans based group of young adults who produce a series of documentaries and parody videos that relate to the new hip-hop generation (21 and under). They teach the babies in a language that they understand. Check out their latest parody “Every Book:” This was sooooo dope. I cracked up laughing (especially at Drake in the wheel chair a la Degrassi lol). Can you imagine if this was the song that Lil Wayne had really put out? Of course it wouldn’t sell! That’s my point smh. I love the Michael Eric Dyson spin at Read the rest of this entry »