Cardi B And Bruno Mars Get Up Close And Personal In "Please Me" Video

The video was co-directed and co-choreographed by Bruno Mars.

Cardi B and Bruno Mars dropped the sexy video for their latest duet "Please Me." The nearly-four minute video dropped at 10 a.m. EST on Friday, Mar. 1. The R&B-tinged rap track, which features the 24K Magic singer on the chorus, is currently sitting in the No. 5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.

In the video, which takes please “somewhere in Los Angeles,” Cardi and Bruno lock eyes in a taco spot after a party, while both are with their respective entourages. Cardi and her quartet of friends perform body-roll choreography to get the fellas’ attention from across the restaurant. Known for his dance abilities, Bruno also brings the moves in an effort to impress Bardi and her squad. In the end, the groups end up hanging out together, and Bruno and Cardi get pretty close.

In her announcement for the video's drop, Cardi- wearing a white lace bodysuit- revealed that she really loved what they did for this video. It was directed by Mars and Florent Dechard, and was choreographed by  Tanisha Scott, Phil Tayag and Bruno Mars.

"I really just wanted to do a video because I'm really feelin' myself," Cardi laughed in her video announcement.

Check the video above.

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Ride Through Queensburg Projects With Bo Trill In "Queensburg Baby" Video

To so many young black men and women, hip-hop is much more than entertainment. Hip-hop is real life; the guns, violence, sex, drug sales, drug addiction, and bravado. Too many of us black men are so hurt, frustrated and disconnected from society that we need something, anything to hold on to. And for us, hip-hop is the one thing that we can own and connect to.

Today (Nov. 12), I ran across a video titled "Queensburg Baby" by Bo Trill. Trill, a rapper from the Laurel, MS., which is also my hometown, follows the well-worn path of spitting lyrics about hustling, gun-play and bagging someone's girl. Nothing is wrong with this. And if you know me, then you know how much I enjoy gangsta music, accurate gangsta music. Hip-hop comes from the streets, and unfortunately many of us black and latino men understanding is rooted in street politics and language. So much of what I know about life comes from the streets; the streets of Laurel.

With Unoski TV working the camera lens, viewers get a glimpse of these, well, Queensburg babies (no pun intended). QB is a small section in South Laurel. Here, in these grimy visuals, seeing these QB shorties brandishing guns bigger that are Lil Bow Bow, I was damn near moved to tears. From my 31st floor office in Times Square, I watched Bo Trill's "Queensburg Baby," looking at the faces of these young men, I literally remembered the countless nights, and days that I sold crack, cocaine and pills with some of these guys family members. Their OG's are my homies.

Seeing Bo Trill and his fellow-Queensburg Babies, as well as their aggression, machoism, their honest ignorance, and the urgency to trap dollars, and desperately hold on to something in this white man's world, I feel that shit. I totally understand everything about these Queensburg babies. They are from the city that sent me to prison.

I'll probably get in trouble for this post in the morning, but I'm from the streets of Laurel, trouble is what I do. I'll accept whatever trouble follows, if any, because what Bo Trill has to say, and what he doesn't have to language to say it, is just as important as what Kendrick Lamar and J.Cole has to say. And, I'm in a position to give a voice to the voiceless.  And more importantly, once the homies in Laurel see this video on Vibe.com, this small, what's a small feat to many, is big for my city, and just one more thing that we, Laurel babies have to hold on to.

Watch "Queensburg Baby" above.

Rest easy Justin "Muncy" Mack, and major salute to my OG, Larry Locc.

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Come To Yonkers With Styles P In "Brand New" Video

Styles P is coming off the release of his S.P. The Goat: The Ghost of all Time. The veteran rhyme-slinger is still putting in work.

After recently dropping a loosie titled, "Brand New," the L.O.X. member unveiled the song's video. Shot by Benjie Filmz, SP the Ghost takes us past Uptown to the Yonkers. Keeping to his usual g-code, the rapper born David Styles shares rules to manhood and moral guidance, while reminding you that he'll still catch a fade with anyone willing to indulge.

Last year, after the release of his G-Host album, Styles P spoke to us about dealing with his aggressive persona.

"So, I always had the idea, before I even thought I could make it rapping, my shit was: 'how am I going to get this bread? 'How am I going to get to this next block?' It's that kind of mentality that gives you a warrior mentality. I gotta do what I gotta do--I’ll light this shit off, or I’ll poke this man. I’ll do whatever I gotta do to survive. But you have to learn that doesn’t make you more of a man. It doesn’t make you less of a man. It’s an aspect that you have to deal with."

"It’s exhausting. It’s too exhausting," Styles said about always being aggressive. "Going over there with my strap,  getting my other strap. What the fu*k am I doing? I have kids. I have a home. Why am I even going to this place if I got to go like that? Enjoy your freedom, enjoy the air, enjoy money, enjoy family, enjoy just fu*king being able to not worry. I used to hate not having a gun on me. For years, I’ve never not had two guns on me. That sh*t was wearing me down--mentally. And it even starts to attract energy you don't need."

Watch the video above.

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Sheff G Contemplates Life In Brooklyn In "Feel Ah Way" Video

Recently, Brooklyn's newcomer Sheff G blessed fans with music visuals for his contemplative record, "Feel Ah Way."

With Nimi Hendrik behind the camera lends, G finds himself cruising through his borough of Brooklyn, in the back of a Maybach, while contemplating his life, staying sucka free, and calling out boys who really aren't about that life.

The Haitian and Trinidadian MC rap career got a boost back in 2017 with the release "4 Them Racks"  featuring partner-in-rhyme Sleepy Hallow. "4 Them Rack's" was followed by "No Suburban." Fast forward to 2019, Flatbush-bred is coming off the release of The Unluccy Luccy Kid.

Sheff G's music is packed with a mindset that says in this neighborhood anything can happen at any given moment. If you know you know.

Watch the "Feel Ah Way" video above.

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