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VIDEO FAB: Jay-Z & Kanye's "Otis" Video

The Throne is here with their first official visual off the brand new album.  Kanye West & Jay-Z's "Otis" video just premiered across all the Viacom networks. 

 

Check out the fellas doing it up inside...

The Spike Jonze directed video, shot in L.A., shows the two rappers doing what they do best--having a little fun with a Maybach while chillin' their own rich ass world.  And, of course, there's a cameo from comedian Aziz Ansari.  The hit song is the major single off the Watch The Throne album and samples Otis Redding's "Try a Little Tenderness."

Peep the vid.  We feelin' it?

Jay is chillin'....'Ye is chillin'...

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OK...maybe some of you havent

OK...maybe some of you havent listened to KANYE or JAY-Z, they LOVE BLACK WOMAN. Jay is married to B..KANYES x-girls are black. The love of his life that he always speaks about..BLACK. THATS MY BITCH< DEDICATED TO BLACK WOMAN. Yall better start using your brains. They dont need to put a black woman in the video because they wanna give YOU something to talk about...since yall are clearly not listening to these smart BLACK MEN. I love them:)
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OK...maybe some of you havent

OK...maybe some of you havent listened to KANYE or JAY-Z, they LOVE BLACK WOMAN. Jay is married to B..KANYES x-girls are black. The love of his life that he always speaks about..BLACK. THATS MY BITCH< DEDICATED TO BLACK WOMAN. Yall better start using your brains. They dont need to put a black woman in the video because they wanna give YOU something to talk about...since yall are clearly not listening to these smart BLACK MEN. I love them:)
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OK...maybe some of you havent

OK...maybe some of you havent listened to KANYE or JAY-Z, they LOVE BLACK WOMAN. Jay is married to B..KANYES x-girls are black. The love of his life that he always speaks about..BLACK. THATS MY BITCH< DEDICATED TO BLACK WOMAN. Yall better start using your brains. They dont need to put a black woman in the video because they wanna give YOU something to talk about...since yall are clearly not listening to these smart BLACK MEN. I love them:)
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Black women are super ugly,

Black women are super ugly, no one dnt wanna c them nappy head hoes in the fucking music videos, i mean i wud atleast like to see thier faces. Lol. Wanna debate? 8437187584
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I really like the light and

I really like the light and refreshing feel of the video; however, I have to agree that black women should have been represented in this video as the models, rather than the caucasian/hispanic women. More so because this was a video in which the women were not presented in a "booty-shaking" manner, therefore, they should have taken that opportunity to represent for the black models.
Anonymous's picture

One of my favorite songs off

One of my favorite songs off the album... Follow me on Twitter @iCry5tal & I’ll follow u back…
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Decent video. I like how they

Decent video. I like how they go back and forth with their raps rather than each doing their own separate verses
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Again I say....ALL THESE race

Again I say....ALL THESE race comments are prime examples as to why black ppl are where we are smh!! THE only ppl making every issue a race issue is US! MY GOD stop worrying about what other black ppl are doing and mind ya own business I mean dam!!! STOP being stagnant,yall dont realize you're just helping to perpetuating the same ideals that have kept us so far back in the actual RACE( THE RACE to be better)!! Think positive and be positive!!!! Love the video btw fresh looking and thank god theres no black girls in it lol prob in the class rooms where we should always make an appearance!!! Thank god fa a mother like mine that made me see I don't have to be what I see on tv #stupidvideogirls....(love uncle Jay n cus Yezzy)
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The problem is beauty is

The problem is beauty is everything and media mostly controls that. For centuries black women have been singled out among all races of women for not being up to par with the others. Our hair is different, our bone structure, our physical ability, our skin. Since early civilization beautiful in terms of women has been represented as fair with long flowing hair. This idea is now being embedded in the media's audience. I can't count how many times a guy has said he only likes fair women and can't give a logical anwser as to why. And you have dark complexioned women not displaying the confidence a fair complexioned woman has because the dark complexioned women has nothing to look up to but a dark women shaking that butt in a video or something if that matter. This is a problem when you have artists like Jay-Z say in a song off this same album he'd like to see more black women in the museum of modern art but shows us a vid where there are no such women displayed. Its unfair to say its a stupid issue when we have toddler black girls saying they aren't beautiful like their classmates who are of other nationalities and growing up to try their hardest to look like the other races. Don't get me wrong the video is great, different from the typical rap vids we see which was more the reason to encourage their black audience (women in particular) to love the skin you're in, we love it too. if you haven't notice for years beauty commercials for make-up and hair featured every complexion but brown, now i notice commercials that have already aired and been rolling being re filmed to add a dark brown woman in it. This in my opinion is marketing groups and publicists realizing the ignorance they've cause amongst women and men of all races. Its a travesty when a dark complexion women isn't given a second look because of the skin she's in, they have to work more than other women to get a shot a fair complexioned women wouldn't have to no problem getting because of just that her fair complexion. Its a problem, possibly with no near future solution but a problem nontheless that really should be address by our "blacks in power" before it gets outta hand. But for those who don't like what they see, just do like me and chose not to see it. Don't buy their albums, don't watch videos, don't be apart of any of it unless you believe one day you can fix it. Be abt the music not abt their means to expressing the music.
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Again I say....ALL THESE race

Again I say....ALL THESE race comments are prime examples as to why black ppl are where we are smh!! THE only ppl making every issue a race issue is US! MY GOD stop worrying about what other black ppl are doing and mind ya own business I mean dam!!! STOP being stagnant,yall dont realize you're just helping to perpetuating the same ideals that have kept us so far back in the actual RACE( THE RACE to be better)!! Think positive and be positive!!!! Love the video btw fresh looking and thank god theres no black girls in it lol prob in the class rooms where we should always make an appearance!!! Thank god fa a mother like mine that made me see I don't have to be what I see on tv #stupidvideogirls....(love uncle Jay n cus Yezzy)
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Again I say....ALL THESE race

Again I say....ALL THESE race comments are prime examples as to why black ppl are where we are smh!! THE only ppl making every issue a race issue is US! MY GOD stop worrying about what other black ppl are doing and mind ya own business I mean dam!!! STOP being stagnant,yall dont realize you're just helping to perpetuating the same ideals that have kept us so far back in the actual RACE( THE RACE to be better)!! Think positive and be positive!!!! Love the video btw fresh looking and thank god theres no black girls in it lol prob in the class rooms where we should always make an appearance!!! Thank god fa a mother like mine that made me see I don't have to be what I see on tv #stupidvideogirls....(love uncle Jay n cus Yezzy)
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Again I say....ALL THESE race

Again I say....ALL THESE race comments are prime examples as to why black ppl are where we are smh!! THE only ppl making every issue a race issue is US! MY GOD stop worrying about what other black ppl are doing and mind ya own business I mean dam!!! STOP being stagnant,yall dont realize you're just helping to perpetuating the same ideals that have kept us so far back in the actual RACE( THE RACE to be better)!! Think positive and be positive!!!!
Anonymous's picture

I do have to agree on giving

I do have to agree on giving them props for not showing booties and women in tight nasty outfits. But I still think the video could of been a lot better. I guess they dont know how to make a hot video without women dancing half naked in the video. They did disappoint me. Especlially since they did a big premiere as if the video was going to be the ishh. It was not entertaining. It did look like they were gaving a good time though.
Anonymous's picture

A MESS, and then have the

A MESS, and then have the nerve to drag Otis Redding in this MESS!
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TRUE BECAUSE BLACKS CAN'T RUN

TRUE BECAUSE BLACKS CAN'T RUN THEIR HOUSEHOLDS, MUCH LESS A COMPANY OR THIS COUNTRY. OBAMA 2012, THUMBS DOWN!!!!!!!
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Oh please shut the fuck up.

Oh please shut the fuck up. Was Timothy McVay raised in a black home? Or the Mansons? No. What the hell do u kno about a black home? That comment reeked of ignorance. Stay blissful.
Anonymous's picture

Mmm the DC Sniper, most of

Mmm the DC Sniper, most of the prison population, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Barry Hussein Obama II, Michelle "Diva" Obama, etc.. So why don't you shut the fuck up.
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Oh please shut the fuck up.

Oh please shut the fuck up. Was Timothy McVay raised in a black home? Or the Mansons? No. What the hell do u kno about a black home? That comment reeked of ignorance. Stay blissful.
Anonymous's picture

Latino racism towards black

Latino racism towards black people 101 Most latinos ie Puerto ricans,DOMINICANS do NOT consider themselves black people. They consider latino a separate/SUPERIOR race from black people. They live on a small island an create their own rules. Being called black is an INSULT. Latinos that look like JLO consider themselves WHITE people. It' s not until they come to the US and realize that white Americans do NOT except them... then they go running to the black com. Why do our US tax dollars go to puerto rico...which blatantly discriminates towards black ppl. Lala Vasquez, Zoe & many other latinos only call themselves black when it's time to USE/PROFIT from black ppl. STOP THE BLATANT THEFT OF BLACK CULTURE! REGGAE+3 LETTERS DOES NOT= new music genre REGGAE +TON= Latinos blatantly STEALING , doing a poor imitation of black reggae artists. Reggae was created by black people in Jamaica!NEVER FORGET! Turn OFF BET!106PARK needs a black female host ASAP!
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I see a black girl - she

I see a black girl - she looks like she is African as a matter of fact. Being a video chick isn't exactly something I think we need to strive for anyway. I think there are much more important things we could worry about than it being a black girl in a hiphop video. (which there is) I agree with another poster who said people sound upset "there isn't a dark skinned black girl in the video."
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I actuallly LOVE the video.

I actuallly LOVE the video. It's refreshing to see men smiling and genuinely having a good time in a video for once. They have so much money...they picked a part a $500,000 vehicle just because they could...loves it. Please check out my Cover to Otis...thanks for love in advance guys...enjoy! http://youtu.be/3RkuXUkdiEI
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I actuallly LOVE the video.

I actuallly LOVE the video. It's refreshing to see men smiling and genuinely having a good time in a video for once. They have so much money...they picked a part a $500,000 vehicle just because they could...loves it. Please check out my Cover to Otis...thanks for love in advance guys...enjoy!
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Watch my Freestyle to

Watch my Freestyle to this... http://youtu.be/3RkuXUkdiEI
@Meshalashae's picture

I liked it - it was simple

I liked it - it was simple and they genuinely looked like they were fun! #GOODTIMES
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ATTN ALL SELFISH BLACK FEMALE

ATTN ALL SELFISH BLACK FEMALE PROFESSIONALS/BLACK WOMEN WHO REMEMBER THE 90'S,80'S,70'S ETC. when there were NO latinas all over black media.. It is your responsibility to take ACTION to bring back black women to mainstream media. Stop being so selfish. Call/email/twitter bet, debra lee, stephen g. hill, black rappers/singers, etc and DEMAND that they promote black women in a positive light. Why do you think that black male rappers do NOT, include latino MEN, brazilian MEN,etc in music videos? ANSWER: Because all hell is going to break loose if diddy, lil wayne, 50 cent, rick ross, gucci mane, waka flock, young jeezy etc have to look like a latino or brazilian male model to make money. WAKE UP!!! The face of the men in black music has remained the same. The majority of black male rappers/singers are dark skin and they only look out for themselves. Black women laid down like a bunch of fools, doormats , suckers and allowed these backstabbing rapping coons to remove your faces from black media and replace it with latinas!!! WAKE UP ALREADY!! FIGHT BACK!!!! YOU OWE IT TO ALL THE BLACK WOMEN WHO WERE BEATEN, VIOLATED, KILLED IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM WHEN THERE WAS NOT A LATIN MALE OR FEMALE TO BE FOUND! Why do you think black rappers/singers became the first males on the planet to start using women of other races/ethnicities in their videos? Answer: They wanted to project this LIE/ILLUSION that they are kings and that every woman of every race/ethnicity/religion wants a blk male. They then get to say they are special because the media does not really show black women that are dating/married to men of other races. Those of you in the black community know that black ppl hold black women down and discourage black females from dating outside their race and let black males do whatever they want. Black men can sell drugs,kill,rape,molest,disrespect and get away with. While black women were telling their daughters to shhhh don't tell when the black male beats,rapes you or molest/rape your kids..... evil black rappers were telling the world that black women are b!tches and hoes. This is what loyalty got you black women. THE BLACK COMMUNITY IS DEAD! There is no community unil black ppl hold evil blk males accountable for their actions Ride or die, don't snitch ..are slogans fed to black women so evil black males can use and abuse you. Let these evil black men go to latinas, whites etc. Do not complain! Replace ride or die with ESCAPE/ABANDON/AVOID evil black men! Black women need their own separate networks to provide positive images for young black girls!1 Date outside your race, get an EDUCATION/CAREER,close your legs to evil blk males/hiv/aids! Always remember that it was evil blk male rappers/singers that started this gender war/interracial/ anti- black women propaganda that the media is feeding young black girls. reply !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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What is taking blk ppl so

What is taking blk ppl so long to CRUCIFY Chris Brown for calling black ppl apes...with the same relentless hate that you would give rihanna, A keys for doing the same?! Not motivated?....want to let it slide? You only enjoy tearing down blk females? This is why it is open season on blk women. You enable evil black males to publicly disrespect you. AN attack on dark females is an attack on ALL black women! Stop letting evil black rappers/singers act like modern day slave masters putting you against each other like field vs house negroes. BOYCOTT CB FOR LIFE!!! The black community did nothing when Chris Brown made insulting jokes about dark skin people on twitter which is viewed by the world. So...... CB took it to another level by calling a couple of dark skin artists APES on twitter. This is the typical scenario of what keeps the black community down. The black community does not put black males in check . If CB was bashed when he had made the dark skin jokes on twitter, he would have never taken the step to attack dark skin people again. DO NOT BUY THE MUSIC OF RAPPERS/SINGERS THAT DO NOT SUPPORT YOU. USE THE MONEY TO BUY THE MUSIC OF BLACK FEMALE ARTISTS LIKE ALICIA KEYS, MARSHA AMBROSIUS, JAZMINE SULLIVAN, LEDESI, ESPERANZA SPALDING ETC.. The people that control the media do not want black women seen on TV in a positive light, and the black male rappers/singers are a part of this plot. This is why you hardly ever see black women looking classy in videos in 2011.. when that used to be normal back in the 80's. There is video footage of rappers/singers including CB, Fabolous, Trey S. saying that they have COMPLETE CONTROL over which women are picked to be in the videos and how they are presented. So they choose NOT to use black women, and on the rare occasion they use a TOKEN black female.... they make sure that she is on the sideline looking trashy and have the white,latina,brazilian females playing the LEADING LADY looking classy. All latinas, brazilians do NOT consider themselves black regardless of their ancestry. It's not for diversity not for diversity because... why don't they include latino,white, brazilian MEN??? BOYCOTT ALL PEPSI PRODUCTS LIKE AQUAFINA, MOUNTAIN DEW ETC. FOR THE RACIST SUPERBOWL PEPSI MAX COMMERCIAL. Look how they portrayed the dark black female as angry, jealous at a time you hardly see dark females in commercials. THINK. Lauryn Hill just started doing some promo shows and blogs are already portraying her in a negative light. Why don't they report how she thanked her fans, great performances etc. They don't want dark, natural conscious female artists to win. If you think she acts crazy... then why do you support Kanye West, 50, lil wayne, etc when they act crazy? CB was on twitter making jokes about dark skin ppl and dark skin girls. were saying he was only kidding. BE HONEST... if Rihanna or any light skin FEMALE artist made jokes on twitter about dark skin ppl for the world to see you would have bashed her for life. This is why black women do not get any respect from media,rappers etc. You NEVER hold black men accountable for anything. BOYCOTT CB, SLIM THUG,OCHO CINCO, FABOLOUS FOR LIFE. Look how black ppl are telling blk girls to forgive CB....CONDITIONING them to be future domestic violence victims. Do you think J LO, Paris Hilton, KIM KARDASHIAN PARENTS prepared them to accept/forgive abuse? CB is rich. Why don't you teach these blk girls to get their money/education and to NOT have premarital sex which can lead to pregnancy, hiv, AIDS etc. The media,rappers will continue to bash black women as long as you allow it. BOYCOTT EVERYTHING, USE YOUR MONEY TO SUPPORT BLACK FEMALE ARTISTS, BLACK FEMALE BIZ, ETC. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BLACK MALE RAPPERS/SINGERS GAVE AWAY BLACK MUSIC CULTURE ON A SILVER PLATTER. THEY DESTROYED ONE OF THE VISIBLE FORMS OF MEDIA THAT BLACK PPL HAD ...MUSIC. In the 90's, 80's black ppl/WOMEN played a major role in music entertainment...videos setting trends etc. In the 90's we had a several black female groups like en vogue, tlc, brownstone, escape,swv,jade. ...as well as black female singers,rappers, reggae artists. Black people could have dominated the music scene had we remained united. No one could have complained that blk male rappers/singers only have black women looking classy in videos. All other races/ethnicities do the same thing. Look at other networks.. white, indian,korean, latin men use the same women in their race for their videos,movies etc. Once THEY realized that selfish black rappers/singers were willing to destroy black women....the MEDIA ran with it. Do you realize the days of black female artists/groups are practically gone FOREVER. No, it's not due to internet downloading. The face of black male rappers/singers have remained the same. They made sure NOT to include any other men. BOYCOTT THEM ALL. EITHER THEY RESTORE BLACK MUSIC CULTURE WITH BLACK WOMEN ...OR DESTROY IT ALL. TELL THEM TO REMOVE THEIR BLACK FACES AND REPLACE IT WITH WHITE, LATIN, INDIAN MEN!!!!!! I don't care what race of women blk men date or marry. The issue is the EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES that they took away from blk women. The black music culture that was built on the blood, sweat,and tears of blk ppl should not used by blk male artists to make money for themselves and invite OTHER WOMEN to PROFIT. reply BOYCOTT THEM ALL!! Look at all the ppl that are getting mad because I am trying to get black females to open their eyes. You have to remember that every race, cnn fox news ,KKK,ETC comes to blk blogs to stalk blk ppl and get info. DO NOT FALL FOR THE TOKEN DARK/BLK FEMALE ANYMORE! Puffy/Diddy started the latina trend when he started dating J LO IN THE LATE 90'S. Don't believe me....I challenge you to go back and find a latina playing the LEADING LADY in any video B4 diddy put J LO in his Been around the world video around 1997. I tried to get black women to protest back then because I new that other black male artists would start ding the same. Do you realize that if black women had given J LO a fraction of the HATE that you give Rihanna, nicki,and other blk female artists you could have STOPPED the latina, brazilian trend. Again..all latinas/brazilians do NOT consider themselves black regardless of their DNA. I am soooo angry at all the blk women who grew up in the 90's,80's and allowed this to happen! You know darn well that you did not grow up seeing OTHER women in almost every hip hop RandB video. They are attacking the new generation. You have young black girls who have hardly seen any black females looking positive in these videos for their ENTIRE life. They want to keep black women down. That's why every other day their is some random post about how insecure blk women are. It's 2011 and black women you have LOST a lot. Black women had more positive images in the media in the 90's,80's. It's only going to get worse until you BOYCOTT EVERYTHING! Go natural, make your own clothes if you have to. Stop giving the world your money. SUPPORT BLK WOMEN INSTEAD. Diddy's conscious must have bothered him. Yes, dirty money are black .. but look at the LEADING LADY in the videos. They will use a TOKEN black female to keep you quiet. Don't fall for it. IF CB tries to have blk girls in his videos now because his team stays on these posts.... still BOYCOTT HIM, it's too late. LET me see them use black females for the next 10 YEARS LIKE THEY HAVE USED NON BLK WOMEN FOR THE LAST 10. Things should have remained the way they were in the 90's. BOYCOTT 106 and park on BET!!!There should not be any black girls sitting in the audience laughing when BET DOES NOT WANT A BLACK FEMALE TO HOST THE NUMBER 1 SHOW ON A BLACK NETWORK. Rosci said that she is NOT black. BOYCOTT Check your local latin,indian, korean networks. They do NOT EMPLOY BLACK WOMEN. BOYCOTT!!!!!!!!!!!
Send latinas back to their RACIST latin networks!Boycott 's picture

Jay and Kanye can do what

Jay and Kanye can do what they want.... and you have a right to BOYCOTT them!!! BOYCOTT Roc nation latina bridget kelly as well. Black women..you are the one that raised these black evil rappers that are working with the propaganda media machine. Stop defending black men. Look out for yourselves and teach your daughters to date outside their race, get an EDUCATION/CAREER ,.. close your legs to evil black men/HIV/AIDS!!! Let these evil black men go to latinas,white women. STOP COMPLAINING!
Send latinas back to their RACIST latin networks!Boycott 's picture

There is so much hate for two

There is so much hate for two BLACK men that clearly doesn't know you even exist. I guess all the ignorant and uneducated black people wanted the video to be full of liquor pouring, half dressed women and gold chains everywhere. Then that would have been dope right. I swear the minds of some black people are so color struck and warped, it really doesn't make any type of sense.
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PREACH!!! Its sad

PREACH!!! Its sad really...like I'll laugh because we all have an ignorant friend and cousin that we love to death...but when we deal with these mentalities outside of our circle, its jarring and offputting and we look down on them...i try NOT to but its so hard when you have ppl who have their priorities all backwards...Glad to know like minds are still out there!
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There is so much hate for two

There is so much hate for two BLACK men that clearly doesn't know you even exist. I guess all the ignorant and uneducated black people wanted the video to be full of liquor pouring, half dressed women and gold chains everywhere. Then that would have been dope right. I swear the minds of some black people are so color struck and warped, it really doesn't make any type of sense.
EducatedBlackWoman's picture

this was WACK..

this was WACK.. #POINTBLANKPERIOD... love the song tho!!!
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What's wack about it? I'm

What's wack about it? I'm being sincere, I'd like to hear you POV on it. Was there not enough bottles of Nuvo, tattoos, multi-colored curly weaves? I really want to know WHAT makes a simplistic, yet stylist video wack?
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It's unfortunate that most of

It's unfortunate that most of the commentators in here like 3 out of 5 are borderline illiterate, barely HS grads, prob have 1 or 2 kids and EXPECT news that panders to the lowest common denominator of people. I'm gonna rant right now and judge you coons..why bc as a BLACK MAN, i can! (Lord forgive me in advance) I'm so sick of this crab mentality. Whoever Jay and Ye have in their video is their business...either tune in or tune out. Their not obligated to have a black woman in their video (and there is one in the backseat!). They could've had all of Harlem and Watts in the video and you fools would still be up in arms about something. I know being able to comment on two black man give you a moment of relief, it takes your mind briefly off your own issues. Like you have a child with an idiot, absent gangbanger or the mother or your child is about as smart as a 5 yr old. So what do y'all do..start with this house negro mentality..and say Jay this, Ye that...how about this...worry about your life bc last I checked...those 2 are doing ok. And who knows money can't buy everything...but you can clearly see happiness on happiness on Jay's face and I work in the music biz and I've NEVER seen him cheesing like that!!! This is to the pro-black/militant asshole...the world ain't all black. You better make inroads to people of other nationality and walks of life bc your way of thinking is antequated. Life don't revolve around the Southside of Chicago, Harlem, Watts, Detroit, etc...it ENDS there! Get out and live..see the world, walk under a different part of the sky...see how others live...life is to be lived and loved! I'll say this and slide on - because this is a issue I struggle with internally...as an educated black male (I live in NYC), sometimes I feel like I given up on Black people. I can never FULLY give up on us..because I love US...but when I see some of the foolishness on the streets, blogs, etc. I makes me take an "I got mine, they better get their's approach"....i know I shouldn't be that way but you're not changing the mind of an 18-21yrs old person..these people are too far gone mentality/behaviorial wise. People always tell me I should speak to the youth as a young black male, educated who works in the entertainment industry, no kids..show them it can be done behind the scenes, you don't always have to be a rapper. I do choose to do so but with the younger generation, the 8-12 yrs olds. The one's who are just coming into their own. I'm on a tangent now...lol But anyway instead of knocking Hov and Ye..see how you can immulate their steps and put YOUR twist on it to achieve some sort of success in your life. peace
As A Man Thinketh's picture

Oh hey, I stopped listening

Oh hey, I stopped listening once you said you are a BM. The only one I am willing to listen to these days is Barack Obama.
anon2's picture

Haha, so the only black male

Haha, so the only black male you'll listen to is Pres Obama huh? haha..that's funny. You should listen to everyone who talks to you..BUT only retain the info and knowledge of someone who speaks from experience and a place of caring. I'm not trying to degrade you either bc I appreciate that fact that you can't really dispute what I'm saying. I like Obama too but I don't idolize NO man. We all see he's a flawed human like the rest of us.
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@AAMANThineth...So if I would

@AAMANThineth...So if I would have listened to you that would mean I idolize you. Is he perfect as a President no. Are you perfect on your job no, we all make mistakes. But he does respect and take care of his wife and kids and that I can respect. We as black people could go so much farther if we stick together. I see the comments made by BM towards BW on sites like this and MTO and I just want to let BW know they do not have to accept this. They need to stop being the man and the woman in a relationship and just be what God intended them to be a woman.
anon2's picture

OBAMA IS A WEAK ASS

OBAMA IS A WEAK ASS PRESIDENT. LOOKUP TO HIM AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Impeach Nobama's picture

Kanye and Jay-z have had

Kanye and Jay-z have had plenty of black woman in their videos and not just the ones that show them half naked, do your research. Everyone is getting mad because of what they rap about and what their doing in this video.. To me it looks like two men that don't take their life too serious. It seems like people really forgot how to have fun, I really don't know what y'all want from these people... If you wanna hear serious songs from them listen to New Day and Murder to Excellence from the album...Trust me
Jane Doe's picture

this video is the worst

this video is the worst video i ever see JAY.Z made the song is bad i just don't feeling this song @ all i'm not buy it.
QElou's picture

I'm still not used to not

I'm still not used to not seeing "women" that look like me represented in any respected facet globally...it's sad and especially when I read and hear about other "Black" people so okay what that and bigging up every "other" that they can find, I'm all about loving one another, but you have to love "yourselves" first...good day
stop it ahki's picture

We seem to get lots of love

We seem to get lots of love from K-pop bands. http://blasiannarrative.blogspot.com/2011/06/art-of-movement-telisha-sha...
Charlene's picture

Win your ex back, find out

Win your ex back, find out what to do @ http://winmyexbackb4its2late.info/
anonymous's picture

eh what can i say . . .

eh what can i say . . . nothing really except its pretty cool and i did see diversity nd think yall are takn shxt way too serious obviously this video is to be taken very lightly. . . nothin too serious they couldve easily rode in the back of the maybach but decided to tear it apart and make it so fresh they are clearly sayin they have enough money in their pockets to tear apart a maybach. clear statement. dope
Belle's picture

How they portrayed these NON

How they portrayed these NON black women in this video is how they should have portrayed the BW when they have them in their video, or if they will ever have them in the future. And i hate when the BW who are portrayed negatively called themselves models. you are not models you were high class strippers. The women they have in this video look like they are doing a commercial for target or macys therefore I would call them models. Stop being lied to BW and get yourselves together uplift yourselves, expect better, go to school, lose weight if you have to, get your own. I am seeing so many BW happy now more then ever because they are getting their act together and finding other NON BM to make them happy. But first they are making themselves happy.
anon2's picture

Iit's so odd to see black

Iit's so odd to see black women supporting this video , when your presence isn't seen. The reason for the light/white chicks is so the visual is aspirational, and dark aint aspirational. They put it in their lyrics, and if you missed it over the production they include it in the video. Dark women are not included in their vision. They really could not make it much plainer, and i respect that. What disturbs me is their non ending pusuit of "whiteness", both in front of and behind the camera. That's deserves its own thread.
Charlene 's picture

I hate to say it,but when I

I hate to say it,but when I watched the video that the first thing I thought ,a car full of Non Black Women SMH...I love the song ,but Jay and Kanye will not be getting any of my money, I bought the cd from the Bootleg Man and I will not pay to see them in Concert. I am not saying they should have all Black Women in the video but at least Represent Us,I think Jay and Kanye done that shit Intentionally to start Controversy.
Anonymous's picture

very well put.

very well put.
Lydia's picture

@ Charlene I agree.

@ Charlene I agree.
anon2's picture

Shut yo dumb ass up and stop

Shut yo dumb ass up and stop reaching show me quotes or facts.... Yall haters and people discovering things on your own KILL YOUR SELF!!!! Your hatred and lies are disgusting you should be ashamed that your so irrelevant that you have to try and transfer your negative energy on people you will never meet or talk to
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