Hip-Hop & Soul N°385 – 2010s Music Videos

Tinie Tempah, Fetty Wap, Jay-Z & Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Melissa Steel, Stefflon Don, Azealia Banks, Brookes Brothers, Bugzy Malone, Trippie Redd, Drake, Travis Scott

They are the performers of twelve hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in various charts, this week (33/52) BUT … in the Tens 2010s.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

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Hip-Hop & Soul N°385 – 2010s Music Videos

Tracklist

1 . Tinie Tempah – Trampoline (w/ 2 Chainz)

UK rapper Tinie Tempah releases the video for “Trampoline,” an urban-rap & twerk anthem produced by Diplo. Featuring 2 Chainz, the video embodies energy, style (and bikinis), inspired by Tinie’s dynamic stage jumps.
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Featured on the 2013 album “Demonstration”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

2 . Fetty Wap – Trap Queen

Trap Queen by Fetty Wap combines the empowerment of rap with the emotion of R&B, reminiscent of Teena Marie’s “Ooo La La La.” Fetty’s unique singing feels spontaneous, capturing the roller coaster of love. The lyrics depict a couple à la Bonnie and Clyde, building their future, juxtaposing romance with the risky business of “cookin’” narcotics.
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Featured on the 2014 album “Fetty Wap”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

3 . Jay-Z & Kanye West – Ni**As In Paris

Kanye and Jay-Z’s collaboration on Niggas in Paris” began when Kanye received numerous beats from Hit-Boy. They insisted on recording in person, spanning sessions globally from NYC to Paris. The video, a blend of studio and live versions, showcased their dynamic live performances, featuring rapid cuts and lasers.
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Featured on the 2011 album “Watch the Throne”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

4 . Nicki Minaj – Barbie Dreams

In “Barbie Dreams,” Nicki Minaj humorously calls out, as a a nod to The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Just Playing (Dreams)”, numerous male rappers, including Drake, DJ Khaled, and 50 Cent. While the jabs are playful, Minaj clarified on her Beats 1 radio show that they were meant for those who can take a joke. The song’s video features many of these rappers as Muppet-style puppets.
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Featured on the 2018 album “Queen”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

5 . Melissa Steel – Kisses For Breakfast (w/ Popcaan)

In “Kisses for Breakfast” featuring Popcaan, 21-year-old Steel brings her unique R&B-reggae fusion. produced by Wundah and Richie Flores. Popcaan introduced Steel to his hometown’s culture, making the video shot in Kingston full of summer vibes with beach fun and dancing in the sun.
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Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

6 . Stefflon Don – Pretty Girl (w/ Tiggs Da Author)

The light-hearted and enjoyable “Pretty Girl” is a dancehall-infused single where East London’s Stefflon collaborates with Tiggs Da Author. The lively video portrays Stefflon as a rebellious student causing chaos at her prestigious British boarding school : smoking in her dorm, dancing in showers, and causing mischief in classes.
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Featured on the 2018 album “Secure”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

7 . Azealia Banks – 212l (w/ Lazy Jay)

Azealia Banks bursts onto the scene with the distinct style, fiery lyricism and unforgettable chorus of “212” featuring Lazy Jay, showcasing her unique fusion of hip-hop and house. The New York artist’s black-and-white video, shot in Montreal in 2011, features Banks in a Mickey Mouse sweater, against a brick wall, with cameos from producers Lunice and Jacques Greene.
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Featured on the 2014 album “Broke with Expensive Taste”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

8 . Brookes Brothers – Carry Me On (w/ Chrom3)

Following the success of “In Your Eyes” and “Loveline,””Carry Me On,” featuring Chrom3’s vocals, blends radio-friendly tunes with dancefloor energy.
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Featured on the 2013 album “Orange Lane”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Facebook

9 . Bugzy Malone – Run (w/ Rag’N’Bone Man)

Run by Bugzy Malone, featuring Rag’n’Bone Man, narrates the journey of a boy navigating a city, seeking a “home.”
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Featured on the 2018 album ” B. Inspired”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Twitter

10 . Trippie Redd – Taking A Walk

Co-produced by iconic Scott Storch and with the help of beatsmith AVEDON, the track showcases 19-year-old Ohio artist Trippie delving into themes of life with lyrics touching on perceptions of his well-being and external pressures, blending introspection with his signature style.
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Featured on the 2018 album “Life’s a Trip”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

11 . Drake – Take Care (w/ Rihanna)

Take Care, the title track from Drake’s album, samples Jamie xx’s remix of Gil Scott-Heron’s “I’ll Take Care of You.” Featuring Rihanna, it delves into a couple’s past, capturing the nuances of love, loss, and hope for rekindled passion since their chemistry shines despite their complex history. The video is directed by Yoann Lemoine, using minimalist art to depict the relationship’s highs and lows, intertwined with symbolic animal and nature imagery.
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Featured on the 2011 album “Take Care”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

12 . Travis Scott – Stop Trying To Be God (w/ James Blake)

Symbolizing the balance between seeking love and desiring worship Travis Scott’s “Stop Trying to Be God” from his Astroworld album features Stevie Wonder and James Blake. Directed by Dave Meyers, the video is filled with biblical imagery, including a Christ-like figure, baptism scenes, singing sheep and appearances by Blake and Kylie Jenner.
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Featured on the 2018 album “Astroworld “.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

For THE FULL HIP-HOP & SOUL COLLECTION click here

NB . You may wonder what are these “Quotes” attached to certain photos above. Well! For a specific song, we select a still image from the video on one side and choose a lyric from the song on the other side. We ensure that the lyric has a connection to the image, although sometimes the connection may be far-fetched or based on a double entendre, creating a humorous or meme-like combination when the two are merged together. Et voilà!

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(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on June 23, 2024

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