Major Lazer and Nicki Minaj's Run Up music video is all about twerking in a smartphone-obssesed world

If you are at all into hip-hop besides smartphones, please pause the new Kendrick Lamar record for a bit and check out whats's going on in Major Lazer and Nicki Minaj's video for 'Run Up'. Hip-hop the song is not, but the video is all about smartphone obsession wrecking up the party of a lifetime, complete with a (fake) pause to buffer the video stream and Minaj delivering a verse through FaceTime. It's like the video is based on actual events or something!

At least one of the party goers is probably thinking about the upcoming Android 7.1.1 Nougat for his phone while enjoying himself. Another is probably googling Galaxy Note 8 concept images to stay on top of things. Clearly, the video succeeds in capturing the current status quo, which is mostly about selfies, Snapchats, and people going to clubs to check their phones. We are all guilty!

Laugh it up with the video and send it to your friends instead of the dank memes you lined up before reading the article.

via Rolling Stone



1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm in heaven. All those sexy ass chicks, got ya boy drooling. And Nicki is just incredible to me.

7. Bernoulli

Posts: 4361; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

I normally wouldn't agree with you but here here have to, Nicki Minaj is a true goddess

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31313; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

@Bernoulli. Yeah, she's hot.

9. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Shame most of the butts, tits, lips and faces are made of plastic.

2. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

3. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I never thought I would watch a music video in PA. This is just crazy! Hehe

4. Obie-Wan

Posts: 113; Member since: May 24, 2012

Both the video n songs are stupid AF.

5. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Another 1/4 beat, nice beats trash lyrics.

6. xchatter

Posts: 44; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

+1 Both the video n songs are stupid AF.

8. dmomintz

Posts: 68; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

Why is this article on phonearena...slant it towards tech relevance all you want, but if you are going to start using trash sources like rollingstone to get more tweeners/clueless to visit, I won't be frequenting this site much longer. Don't start slipping like bioware and turn into TMZ.

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