Ty Dolla $ign, “Criminal”

In the mostly black-and-white visual, save for the accentuation of his green eyes, Ty sings and stares directly into the camera before it pans out and his somber location is truly revealed.

The Chainsmokers, “Closer” feat. Halsey

A former couple unintentionally reunites at a house party giving way to stares across the room, memories of their hot-and-heavy moments, and a possible rekindling.

Vic Mensa, “16 Shots”

A tribute to Laquan McDonald, who was murdered by police in 2014, the rapper relives the fatal night but, in his retelling, is immune to the police officers’ fired bullets; falling down, getting back up again, and charging towards them–but all for peace.