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15. Master P f/ Fiend, Silkk the Shocker, Mia X & Mystikal "Make 'Em Say Uhh!" (1998)

Director: Michael Martin

It was one of those videos that stood right at the apex of unabashed, unreserved rap crew stunting, and total, complete madness. It was also the video that announced No Limit records, Master P, and the New Orleans rap scene to the world at-large, or at least, the non-rap listening world who had no idea who these guys with the gold tank were. But there it was, impossible to ignore: Not just the gold tank (rolled out on the basketball court, of course), but the lob-hungry gorilla, the ring girls, the crowd so hyped it looked like they might spontaneously combust. Like an MTV Rock and Jock game dipped in gold and finished in lean, or the closest to reality Space Jam would ever get, the entire thing was as hypnotic as it was utterly effective, both in making America say "Ughh (UGHHHH)" and in creating one of the most undeniably brilliant tethers between two worlds that have so long operated in cultural tandem with each other: Hip-Hop and Basketball. To this, we can only add: Na na, nana.

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