Honey (Short Form Music Video)


Honey (Music Video) 2008
Supervised production and assisted the Director for the Erykah Badu music video, Honey, which won Best Direction during the BET, MTV & VH1 Video Awards and was nominated for a GRAMMY® Award.

“Honey” is a song by Erykah Badu, released on December 11, 2007, as the lead single from her 2008 album New Amerykah Part One (4th World War). The music video was directed by Badu and Chris Robinson, the song’s music video was released on January 28, 2008, and was conceived by Badu as an homage to classic records. Set in a small business record store, it follows a customer looking through vintage R&B, hip hop, and rock LP albums, with the albums’ cover artwork depicted as moving images with Badu cast in them.

The video for “Honey” won Best Direction at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, and was nominated for Best Special Effects, Best Editing, and Best Cinematography. The video was also nominated for Best Short Form Music Video at the 51st Grammy Awards. It appeared at number seventy-nine on BET’s Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2008. In 2011, Complex magazine named it the 29th best music video of the 2000s.