J. Cole delivered a worthy follow-up single to “Power Trip” with his inspirational cut “Crooked Smile,” featuring TLC. To further propel the track, which is currently climbing the charts, the Roc Nation MC headed to Brooklyn this past weekend to shoot an accompanying visual for his Born Sinner standout.
It’s been a stand out year for Aristotle and his By Any Means crew. However, he isn’t too big to not give back to the community.
You may not be familiar with director Aristotle Torres, or his company By Any Means, but your favorite rappers and singers surely are. With a resume that boasts visual treatments like Nas’s “The Don” and “Bye Baby,” Ludacris’s “Jinglin'” and Fabolous‘s “You Be Killin Em,” Torres is easily one of the most sought after videographers […]
Nas chronicles the good, bad and ugly of marriage in this new video for the standout single from Life Is Good, “Bye Baby.” Directed by Aristotle, Nas holds nothing back in this song which talks about the divorce from his famous wife, Kelis. This song was produced by Salaam Remi and Noah “40” Shebib. “You live with […]
Nas‘ standout record on his incredible album, Life Is Good, is getting the visual treatment courtesy of Aristotle. The most talked about song, “Bye Baby” which encapsulates the highs and lows of the marriage to his estranged wife, Kelis. The song is produced by Salaam Remi and Noah “40” Shebib, and from what we can gather from […]
Ludacris promised a crazy video for his new single, “Jingalin” and he pretty much delivered. Directed by Aristotle, this video is about a party that goes horribly wrong for all of the right reasons. Let’s see if we can keep up with all of the wildness in this video. We’ve got little person security guards, […]
Fabolous is inexplicably still releasing videos from his mixtape There Is No Competition 3: Death Comes In 3’s. Aristotle continues his impressive run of directorial efforts as Fabolous gathers the homies together for a friendly game of cards. One of the guys at the table get a little out of pocket and Paul Cain has him sleep […]
Hip-Hop fans in the know will agree that Nas has been on an undeniable roll lately. Having blessed our ears with leaks from Life Is Good with perfect timing and an obvious new fire, the Queens MC has proved that he’s still amongst Hip-Hop’s lyrical elite with tracks like “Nasty,” “The Don” and most recently “Loco-Motive.” It appears […]
You’ve seen the video and the still shots, but now let BAM take you behind the scenes of Nas’ “The Don,” directed by Aristotle. The flyest one, June Ambrose, talks up styling the rapper on this video as well. Not for nothing, but this behind the scenes is shot better than most people’s actual videos.
While Nas deals with some baby mama drama today, he still manages to finally drop the video for “The Don.” Director Aristotle takes you on a visual trip through NYC while Nas drinks fine wine, gets fitted for made to measure suits, gets chauffeured around town, and hits the the club, too. All while the […]