Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Travel with Snoop Dogg in the video time machine

With production values, costumes, hairstyles, and video effects from the days before MTV, Snoop Dogg's latest music video sets a new standard in retro video awesomeness.

VHS tape wobble! Vocoder! Star filter! Diamond wipe! Chromakeyed space bed!

Credit to TSOYA for pointing the way to this, and to this actual 1980 video by The Jacksons (including Michael), in which the brothers band together to form all of creation (voiceover intro by Don LaFontaine FTW!):

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