Archive for the 'Commercials' Category

Watch Drake & Dennis Graham’s New Virginia Black Ad

Monday, November 20th, 2017

In a new ad for his Virginia Black whiskey, Drake spots Nicole Murphy at a function and starts his approach before his dad Dennis Graham swoops in with the smoothest shut down you’ll see this week.

Previously: Drake & Dennis Graham for Virginia Black Whiskey

Watch Chance The Rapper & Eminem’s SNL Promos

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Chance The Rapper will be hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend alongside musical guest Eminem and in his new promo, he dances out some of his nervous energy with the cast.

UPDATED with a new promo featuring Eminem, Chance and Leslie Jones below.

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Watch Jay-Z & Ryan Gosling’s SNL Promos

Friday, September 29th, 2017

I was wondering if Jay was gonna do one of these or if he would just show up 10 minutes before airtime and crush it anyway. Catch him and Ryan Gosling on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live‘s 43rd season tomorrow night.

Previously: Jay-Z Performs “Family Feud” & “Numb/Encore” in the Live Lounge

Nas for The Timberland Legends Club

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

In this new animated short from Timberland and Foot Locker, Nas recalls cultivating a love for the power of Jazz on the strength of his father Olu Dara’s career as a musician and trumpeter. This is for the new campaign to promote Timberland’s Vol. VII FlyRoam sneaker boot, part of their Legends Collection, available at Footlocker on September 30th.

Previously: DJ Khaled ft. Nas & Travis Scott – It’s Secured (Video)

Watch a Promo for Drake’s New OVO Store in Toronto

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

This weekend, Drake will launch a new OVO flagship store in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre, and today he helps build anticipation for the opening with a new promo video. The minute long clip features Drizzy and the team mobbing through the mall, SUV and all, while he performs bars from “Gyalchester,” off the More Life project.

Previously: Drake & Dennis Graham for Virginia Black Whiskey

Drake & Dennis Graham for Virginia Black Whiskey

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Drake and his dad Dennis Graham star in a couple of hilarious new ads for the rapper’s new line of whiskey, Virginia Black. The spots riff on the Most Interesting Man in The World campaign from Dos Equis beer, with Mr. Graham serving as “The Realest Dude Ever.”

Watch both below.

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Spike Lee, Q-Tip, Grandmaster Flash Announce NYC as Host of 60th Grammys

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

This week, the Recording Academy announced New York City as the host city for the 2018 Grammy awards ceremony, which will mark the 60th anniversary of the biggest awards in the music business. To go along with the announcement, Spike Lee created this short called “NY Stories” which features an array of legendary New York artists highlighting historic locales throughout the 5 boroughs that hold a special place in the history of modern recorded music. Q-Tip appears in front of A Tribe Called Quest’s alma mater Murry Bergtraum High School and Joan Jett shouts out the John Varvatos store that used to be CBGB’s, while both Queensbridge and Marcy projects also get mentions.

The 60th Grammys will be broadcast from Madison Square Garden on January 18, 2018.

Previously: A Tribe Called Quest – Dis Generation (Video)

Watch A$AP Rocky’s New Mercedes-Benz Commercial

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Here’s A$AP Rocky appearing in a new Mercedes-Benz spot called “Grow Up And Get A Job”, which is part of a larger “Grow Up” advertising campaign from the German automaker. In the two and a half minute spot, Rocky talks about a beat that remained stuck in his head throughout his childhood and how the loss of his older brother, and that same beat, drove him to pursue more out of his life.

Previously: French Montana ft. A$AP Rocky – Said N Done (Video)

Watch Lil Wayne’s “Champagne Calls” Samsung Ad

Friday, March 11th, 2016

In a new ad that is an extension of the Weezy cameo in another recently released Samsung TV spot, Wayne and his boys marvel at how he can dump an entire bottle of bubbly on his waterproof Galaxy S7 and still make calls.

Previously: 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – Bounce (Video)

Watch Future & Jonah Hill’s SNL Promos

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Future is the musical guest on tomorrow night’s episode of Saturday Night Live. Check out the new promos he shot with host Jonah Hill and cast member Leslie Jones.

Previously: Baauer ft. Pusha T & Future – Kung Fu