Could this video mark a new direction in Hip Hop? Is JayZ pushing the envelope with music videos that has the potential to be as influential as Micheal Jackson's Thriller?
The thematic quality is first rate, visually and sonically it seems to in a league of its own. The fusion of jazz undertones and the use of real musicians underscores the message of D.O.A. - a reference to a technology that many singers are using to distort or correct their vocals.
Beware some of the language could be offensive.
NYTimes Review of Blueprint III