Posted by: Dutty Philosophy | October 23, 2010

Who’s Hype?

Director of Tik Tok video is Hype Williams.

Harold “Hype” Williams (born 1970; Queens, New York), earlier known as simply Hype , is an American music video and film director of African-American and Honduran descent. Williams first displayed his work by tagging local billboards, storefronts, and playgrounds using HYPE as his graffiti tag. “That’s probably what stimulated my interests in color,” he says. “I wanted to be Basquiat or Keith Haring of the streets.”

He has been active in making music videos since 1990 and here you can find his videography.

There are so many famous names in the list including Kanye West, The Game, Beyonce, Ne-Yo, Mary J. Blige, Drake, Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, …

He was also director of Sean Paul’s music video featuring Blu Cantrell: Breathe

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