Shad "Keep Shining" (video)
Published Feb 07, 2011Check out the new video from beloved Canadian rapper Shad now. The Sarah Brown-directed video is for the track "Keep Shining" from Shad's latest album, TSOL.
Brown made the following statement about the video:
To me, the "Keep Shining" video is an ode to the strong and often under-appreciated spirits of women. This video was designed as a candid and thought/emotion-provoking concept. My goals were to create a candid and uplifting experience that featured a wide diversity of women and girls and to also unearth what I felt lay beneath the lyrics: A call to claim one's voice. Early on, I realized a key to this concept: Shad barely appears in the video. The ladies own the lyrics. For me, it's as if Shad is saying "take it, own it, your voice belongs to you." It was my intention to show strength, vulnerability, joy, catharsis and reclamation of the spirit of all those who appeared in these 3 minutes and 44 seconds. My hope is that it will speak to women, girls, men and boys and everything in between. Let's all "Keep Shining".
Watch the video for Shad's "Keep Shining" below.