Our favorite videos of the week are made up of selects from R&B, rap, pop, and more. Bree Runway, Lil Tjay, Young M.A, and countless others rounded out the crop of visuals releases this week.
Unlike last week, this week was stacked with a slew of visuals from some of the most compelling acts out right now. But, there were also a few sneaky releases by indie artists we’re keen on following intimately. For example, pop star Bree Runway‘s “Hot Hot,” was a video we couldn’t wait to arrive after she teased it. Fousheé, an eccentric singer/songwriter released a docu-style clip “gold fronts” featuring Lil Wayne.
Rappers Lil TJay, Young M.A, and Erica Banks dropped videos that caught our attention this week. If you’re looking for a break from hip-hop, we also added some options from NEZ and emerging singer Jaz Elise.
Keep scrolling to take a look at the best videos of the week.
Bree Runway – “Hot Hot”
Bree Runway did what she needed to do in her newest visual “Hot Hot.” Since this summer might be filled with a bit of debauchery, her single arrived at the perfect time. The visual crafted by Jocelyn Anquetil features Runway at a carwash, leading a dance crew, and more.
Young M.A – “Successful”
Young M.A is coming. Her latest single out today “Successful” is a refreshing release from the no-nonsense rapper. The clip directed by Diretto Da Rook is apt for the freestyle feel of this new track.
NEZ – “To The Money Ft. 8ae & Flo Milli”
NEZ’s “To The Money” is a perfect blend of house music, dance music, and hip-hop. The energetic visual shot in greyscale features 8ae on the hook. Flo Milli’s talent is on full display when she appears to offer up her unique flow.
Erica Banks – “Jump Off E Mix”
Lil Kim’s “The Jump Off” is a song that lives in the female rap canon. In a new video, Texas rapper Erica Banks makes a case for why she’s a name to watch with this freestyle.
Lil Tjay – “Run It Up Ft. Offset & Moneybagg Yo”
Since Destined 2 Win, Lil Tjay’s sophomore album is out today, it’s only right that another visual from the release is out. The South Bronx rapper is accompanied by Offset and Moneybagg Yo who serve up a touch of Southern flavor alongside Lil Tjay’s melodic rap style.
Lakeyah – “Easy”
Ahead of the release of her next project In Due Time, Quality Control signee Lakeyah has dropped another single, “Easy.” The video drives the point home that the Milwaukee-born rapper is an indisputable talent you should be paying attention to right now.
Fousheé – “gold fronts Ft. Lil Wayne”
Fousheé is a genre-bending gem. Earlier this week “gold fronts,” the follow-up to “single af” her breakout track received a music video. The single is an exploration of self-love, the visual which is shot docu-style is a curious portrayal of her unique artistry.
$not – “Life”
$not’s “Life” is an emo-rap song through and through. The video shot by Omar Jones is fitting, in it, the rapper reflects and has some honest and vulnerable moments.
HOTBOII – “All Of Your Love Ft. Toosii”
Orlando native HOTBOII has been on our radar for quite some time. His newest single featuring Toosii is a trap love song so it’s only right that the video paints a picture of this.
Jacquees – “Trackstar (Quemix)”
Mooski’s “Trackstar” is everywhere, it’s inescapable. Jacquees has released his remix of the trending song and it’s our cup of tea: it’s a mix of toxic R&B with autotune.
Jaz Elise – “After 3 Ft. Mortimer”
Jamaican singer Jaz Elise has a voice that is hard to ignore. Earlier this week, “After 3” which appears on her album The Golden Hour received a stunning visualizer.
Dreezy – “Beatbox Bday Freestyle”
Yes, this freestyle by Dreezy (Big Dreez) officially dropped last Friday, but we had to throw it on this roundup. The Detroit rapper reasserted why you shouldn’t throw her in the pile of disposable non-lyrical rappers. There are quite a few punchlines worth memorizing here.
Enchanting – “Want Sum”
“Want Sum” by Fort Worth, Texas rapper Enchanting had hundreds of retweets on Twitter by the time it made its round to our timelines. In the video for the track, the 1017 signee commands attention with her raspy voice. We’ll be keeping an eye on what’s next for this rising emcee.