Best Music Videos of 2017


Whether it be for their clever storytelling, wild turn up scenes, or an eloquent moment that made us think, these 20 videos came out on top for 2017. Enjoy the visuals and let us know your favorite videos of the year by commenting below. Word by ViV

Top 20 Hip-Hop and R&B Music Videos of 2017

  1. French MontanaUnforgettable

French has absolutely no rhythm but the kids stole the show.

  1. 2 Chainz Ft. Travis Scott4am

Cloverfield style POV play and a lucky Rooster.

  1. G. HerboI Like

Because variety is the spice of life.

  1. LizzoTruth Hurts

100% THAT bitch.

  1. Dave East Ft. Wiz KhalifaPhone Jumpin

Wiz Khalifa been eatin…

  1. JidennaBambi

If he didn’t stop to window shop he might have made it on time.

  1. 9. Joyner LucasI’m Not Racist

Controversial AF.

  1. Bryson TillerSomethin’ Tells Me

Melanated Madness.

  1. SZADrew Barrymore

Two words…namesake cameo.

  1. Kodak BlackTunnel Vision

Perhaps the collective mood for late 2016/early 2017, thanks Kodak.

  1. Young ThugWyclef Jean

Hilarious, and it has nothing AND everything to do with Thugger.

  1. Jorja SmithTeenage Fantasy

Cinematographic gold.

  1. Daniel CaesarFreudian

The visual did exactly what it was supposed to do: enhance the hell out of the song.

  1. MozzyAfraid

A personal narrative at it’s finest

  1. SonderToo Fast

5 minutes and 50 seconds of a well executed R&B/Sci-Fi mash-up.

  1. Goldlink Ft Brent Faiyaz & Shy GlizzyCrew

Hometown pride is real. That blue fur jacket though!

  1. N.E.R.D Ft RihannaLemon

Made me want my head shaved (specifically by Rih.)

  1. Kendrick LamarDNA

Kendrick called on the original Kung Fu Kenny to make this one an instant hip hop classic.

  1. BoogieSunroof

Peep game.

  1. Jay ZThe Story of O.J.