A brief round-up of the week’s best videos from South Africa and around the globe
Words: Tshiamo Seape
A$AP Rocky – Forever
Rocky is in peak form laying down line after caption worthy line in this dreamy and melodic cut, featuring Moby. Watch as the visuals spin, hover and captivate in this masterpiece directed by A$AP favourite, Dexter Navy
Kwesta – Hyena
Kwesta continues his unbeatable run with a brand new banger, Hyena. Bearing his teeth on this autobiographical track that sounds more like a manifesto than a song. In the video, the rapper is touring New York and puts forward a potential sign of his global ambitions.
Drake – Nice For What
Drake’s latest single, Nice For What, is a feminist anthem with the video staying true to the themes of the song. Brimming with female talent from Issa Rae to Rashida Jones the video is a shimmering celebration of women and the power within.
Meek Mill – 1942 Flows
Still embroiled in an ongoing legal battle, Meek took time to bless his fans with new visuals for the single, 1942 Flows. The video plays out as a life at odds with itself, with Meek lamenting his troubled past in courtrooms and trap houses and luxuriating in mansions with white walls and grand pianos.