04/12/2021 7:00 AM
Known for directing some of the most iconic Hip-Hop & R&B music videos, Hype Williams’ work defined a generation with his cinematography style. Williams’ signature styles were his videos shot in a widescreen ratio or fisheye lens. He directed the cult classic, Belly, featuring Nas and the late, legendary DMX. Through the tenure of his career, he has worked with artists like Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G. and many more. Williams pushed the envelope for rap music and its iconography. His work spans over three decades, being recognized as one of the greats. Williams’ continues to influence the style and work of many artists and established and aspiring video directors.
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“Order my steps in thy word and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.” – Psalms 119:133