R&B Music Videos<br />Genre Analysis<br />
R&B Genre<br />In R&B music videos, visuals reflect the music being played and the lyrics. <br />There is a relationship b...
Choreography<br />Usher - OMG<br />Chris Brown, Usher and Neyo are huge artist<br /> that feature  choreography in their m...
Narrative<br />Narrative Music Videos consists of relation <br />between the lyrics and visuals. <br />They are music vide...
Models & Lifestyle<br />Use of private jets and expensive cars shows their wealth and good lifestyle.The expensive clothes...
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R&B Music Videos

  1. 1. R&B Music Videos<br />Genre Analysis<br />
  2. 2. R&B Genre<br />In R&B music videos, visuals reflect the music being played and the lyrics. <br />There is a relationship between the visual and lyrics at times. <br />Depending on the tempo of the music and the topic of the song is what sets the visuals e.g. If its a slow and sad song the visuals are likely to be narrative linking with the lyrics “Kelly Rowland – Stole” whereas if it is a up tempo song there will be choreography and visuals may not relate to the lyrics “Beyonce – Single Ladies”<br />
  3. 3. Choreography<br />Usher - OMG<br />Chris Brown, Usher and Neyo are huge artist<br /> that feature choreography in their music videos.<br />Neyo – One in a million<br />Chris Brown – Kiss Kiss<br />Choreography based music videos consist of up beat music which involves a dance routine from the artists performing solo or with back up dancers. <br />
  4. 4. Narrative<br />Narrative Music Videos consists of relation <br />between the lyrics and visuals. <br />They are music videos with a story or are telling a story e.g. Beyonce – If I were a boy<br />Usher & R Kelly – Same Girl music video <br />is very narrative as the lyrics of the song describe<br /> what is going on onscreen. Usher and R Kelly are featured on screen together and the lyrics relate to the visuals. They think they are dating the same girl but is revealed that the girls are twins.<br />They may also feature dialogue and speech. <br />And acting that reveals the emotion of the song.<br />
  5. 5. Models & Lifestyle<br />Use of private jets and expensive cars shows their wealth and good lifestyle.The expensive clothes ( suit).<br />Models/ Video Vixens are used to glamorise <br />music videos. They make the artist look good<br /> and are used to play the part of a girlfriends <br />depending on the song type. They attract the audience.<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q28BpFIGJeY&feature=channel<br />The big mansion are also a trademark in the music videos. <br />For different scenes bedroom, swimming pool, living room etc.<br />

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