Friday, September 01, 2017

Videos of the Week September 1st

This week's top five was relatively cut and dried thanks to the VMAs and a new Taylor Swift video. Despite the fact that everyone watched Game of Thrones over the VMAs, there were still plenty of noteworthy performances. It all starts and ends with Kendrick Lamar who never ceases to amaze when he's firing off bar after bar in front of hot flames. When we look back on 2017, Humble will without a doubt be in the top five of most noteworthy tracks. Speaking of noteworthy, big ups to Logic whose performance of 1-800-273-8255 inspired a 50% uptick in calls to the suicide prevention hotline. While a lot of artists donate money to causes, I have a lot more respect for those like Logic who can be change agents by attacking an underrated problem like depression head on. Rounding out the top three performances was Katy and Nicki's acrobat, basketball inspired performance of Swish Swish. It may be pop as hell, but I have a hard time tuning out that addictive beat.

Outside of the VMAs, Taylor Swift had the internet ablaze with her new Look What You Made Me Do video. You know it's a big deal when they use it as a lead in after commercials on the Megacast for OSU and Indiana. Through five days, the video already has 118 million views. There are few artists who can create a buzz like she can, that's for sure. And in case you needed a bit of humor with the overly music heavy top five, Colbert has your back. This week he decided to go through the roster of White House employees and anoint them all with doppelgangers. Was crazy how spot on many of them were, like the Jeff Dunham and The Simpsons comps 😂...#Colbert

Kendrick Lamar Performs DNA & Humble at the VMAs

Logic, Alessia Cara, Khalid Perform 1-800-273-8255 at the VMAs

Katy Perry & Nicki Minaj Perform Swish Swish at the VMAs

Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do (Video)

Colbert Creates White House Alter Egos Part III

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