Top 5 Vids: Kanye West

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11 January 2015

By NEBeep

Kanye West is one of the best selling artists of all time, having sold more than 21 million albums and 66 million digital downloads; so picking just five of his best videos was no easy task.

1. ‘Ni**as in Paris’
‘Ni**as In Paris’ is a song from rappers Kanye West and Jay Z from their collaboration album, Watch The Throne. It has sold 3 million digital singles in the United States. The song won Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 55th Grammy Awards.

The live performance is used for the music video.


2. ‘Stronger’
‘Stronger’ is the second single from Kanye’s third studio album, Graduation. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and won an grammy award for Best Solo performance at the 50th grammy awards and named one of the best songs of the year by Rolling Stone and Spin.

The music video was directed by Hype Williams and was filmed over nine days in Tokyo, Japan.


3. ‘Run This Town’
‘Run This Town’ was released as the second single from Jay-z eleventh studio album, The Blueprint 3,  featuring Rihanna and Kanye West. The song won Best Rap Song and Best Rap/song collaboration at the 52nd grammy awards in 2010.

The music video was directed by Anthony Mandler and was filmed at Fort Totten Park in New York.


4. ‘Mercy’
‘Mercy’ is a single by Kanye West but also features American rappers Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz. The song hit number one on the UK Billboard Hot Rap songs and Hot R&B/hip-hop songs charts. It has sold over two million copies in the US.

The music video was directed by Nabil Elderkin. It was filmed in a mall parking in Doha, Qatar.


5. ‘All Of The Lights’
‘All Of The Lights’ is the fourth single on Kanye’s fifth studio album, My Beautiful Darked Twisted Fantasy. The song features vocals from artists John Legend, The – Dream, Elly Jackson, Alicia Keys, Fergie, Kid Cudi, Elton John and Rihanna.

The song has solder over 1,561,000 digital singles in the US.

The music video was directed by Hype Williams.

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