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Encyclopedia > Chris Robinson (director)

Chris Robinson is an African-American music video director, primarily directing videos for hip hop and R&B singles. Among the videos he as helmed are "So Gone" and "Knock Knock" by Monica, "Fallin'" and "You Don't Know My Name" by Alicia Keys, "The Best of Me" by Mya featuring Jadakiss, "I Can" by Nas, and "Bonnie & Clyde '03" by Jay-Z featuring BeyoncĂ©. Also known for the phenomenal creation of the "Boost Mobile" ad campaigns featuring rap superstars such as Ludacris, The Game, Eve, and others. Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... A music-video director is a film director that specializes in supervising the filming and editing of music videos to be used as promotional tools for popular music singles. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... So Gone is a R&B song written by American rapper-songwriter Missy Elliott, Kenneth Cunningham, Jamahl Rye and Zyah Ahmonuel for Monicas third studio album After The Storm (2003). ... Monica Denise Arnold (born October 24, 1980), professionally known as Monica, is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, songwriter, composer and occasional actress. ... Fallin is the first single from R&B/soul musician Alicia Keyss debut album, Songs in A Minor. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, philanthropist, and author. ... Mya on her album Moodring (2003) Mya Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979 in Washington, D.C.) is a United States italian , jamaican American R&B singer, dancer, and actress who debuted in early 1998 as a teenager. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... Beyoncé in 2004 with her five Grammys. ... This biographical article needs additional references for verification. ... Jayceon Terell Taylor (born November 27, 1979 in Los Angeles,[1] California), better known by his stage name The Game, is a multi-platinum American rapper signed to Interscope Records. ... Eve Jihan Jeffers (born November 10, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), better known as Eve or E-V-E, is a Grammy-award winning American rapper, singer, and actress. ...

He also directed the video for the song "Flowers For The Dead" by Cuban Link. This was a tribute song to Cuban Link's fallen friend, rapper Big Pun. The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Christopher Lee Rios (November 9, 1971–February 7, 2000), better known as Big Punisher or Big Pun, was a New York rapper of Puerto Rican descent who emerged from the underground rap scene in The Bronx in the late 1990s. ...

Most recently (2006), Chris directed the coming-of-age feature film ATL, starring T.I. and Big Boi. ATL is an American movie that was released on March 31, 2006. ... Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. ... Big Boi (born Antwan André Patton on February 1, 1975 in Savannah, Georgia) is an American hip hop artist and producer; one half of the alternative hip-hop duo OutKast. ...


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Christopher Mark Robinson (born December 20, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia), better known as Chris Robinson, is the singer of the rock and roll jam band The Black Crowes and the older brother of its guitarist Rich Robinson.
Chris Robinson's two records are New Earth Mud in October 2002 and The Magnificent Distance, which was released on June 29, 2004.
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