Blu – “Vanity” Video

By: 04.26.13  •  11 Comments

Blu’s “Vanity” video nearly went over my head when I tried to halfway watch it. Then, about halfway through, I realized the track and accompanying visual need more focus in order to make sense.

Oddly enough (or maybe not), Blu never shows up in any of the scenes. Instead, a young redbone named Lizzy Ashliegh stands in and sort of acts out his words by shifting between costume changes, moving from self-consciousness to confidence. I’m pretty sure I liked it because my mind’s over watching the same standard props in rap vids. Breaking from the norm to take a creative, interpretative approach is good. Quirky, but good.

Chimp did it.

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