Article Discusses Whether "Internet Killed The Video Star"

posted Wednesday April 16 ,2014 at 03:55PM CDT | 12 comments

Article Discusses Whether

A new article examines the evolution of music videos.

An article on Green Label discusses whether or not “Internet Killed The Video Star.”

The story discusses the emergence of MTV’s TRL and BET’s 106 & Park. "TRL has since gone the way of the dodo, and the hype and emphasis on music videos has gone down considerably in the past decade, which leads us to ask, did the Internet kill the video star?” the story says.

It also mentions the high price tags once commonplace for music videos.

"In the late ‘90s, the price of music videos began to skyrocket,” the Green Label article says. "The Notorious B.I.G. invested a staggering $1 million into his video for ‘Hypnotize.' Hype Williams became the go-to director, filming massive-scale, generally gradiose music videos in exotic locales such as Busta Rhymes’ 'Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See' and Jay Z’s 'Big Pimpin’.’"

To read the full story, visit Green Label.

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  • Slums
    Rofl they took all of this shit from Yelawolf songs off of radioactive called "Radio" People on this website always gotta take some shit from a whiteboy...
      Thank You !! .. YELAWOLF - RADIO from 2011 .. this isn't new ..
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    when i was 8 or 9 tania cruz now hanvy worked their. then diddent kno of kevin till year later or so
  • Bigger than a coast
    That's one ugly fraudulent rapper right there. Biggie just made up the poverty to drug kingpin stories. He was an only child and his mother was a school teacher with a Master's degree. Puffy performed the greatest con by endearing him to the citizens of NYC. He made them believe if you dissed Biggie, then you were dissing them. Thank goodness the younger generation in NYC don't judge you by what city or coast you're from. Really all of the youth worldwide are spreading shore to shore love now. The old heads could learn a thing or two from the youth. Spread love because after all it's the Brooklyn way.