Music Video Roundup: Azealia Banks, Lion Babe, JAG, E-40, Skipper, Molly Brazy
From scenic landscapes to neon-lit studios.
Azealia Banks, “Soda”
While she has been busy working on her new album, Azealia Banks carved out time to dive into her archives to shoot a visual for a track off her 2014 album, Broke With Expensive Taste. The Jahvel Brown-directed video for the track “Soda” follows Banks around the desert where she is joined by a drummer in the glorious middle of nowhere.
Lion Babe, “Honey Dew”
R&B duo Lion Babe take it to upstate New York’s Taconic Sculpture park for their latest visual, with singer Jillian Hervey and producer Lucas Goodman soaking up the scenic landscape and enjoying the mystique the sculptures of mythologic creatures by Roy Kanwit. The track “Honey Dew” also marks the pair’s first release 2018.
JAG, “Kap Effect”
While the nation reacts to yet another senseless murder of a Black man at the hands of police and mourns the loss of Stephon Clark, Los Angeles rapper JAG shares a powerful short visual rapping about police brutality, systemic racism and other issues plaguing our communities, all while being held at gunpoint.
E-40 and B-Legit, “Boy” featuring P-LO
Bay Area legend E-40 and his cousin and fellow Click co-founder B-Legit have announced their first-ever album as a duo is on the way, confirming Connected & Respected will be released on April 6. To celebrate, the pair released “Boy,” the first track and video in one fell swoop.
HBK Gang’s Skipper fired off a new video to accompany his recent Prezidential album, with the Bay Area talent running through his latest while smoky waves of color wash over him.
Molly Brazy, “Draco”
Detroit’s own Molly Brazy has been making waves following the release of her recent self-titled album. The 18-year-old has kept the momentum going, releasing a new visual for the track “Draco,” which is accented by neon-tinged editing affects and subtle retro styling.