Cardi B’s “Money” video premiered on December 21st. Here are seven reasons why Jora Frantzis is a badass video director for directing one of the most artistic visually compelling music video release of 2018.
1: INSPIRING STORY
A former dancer who transitioned to international super stardom as a chart topping grammy nominated recording artist embracing first time motherhood.
2: SLAY QUEEN OUTFITS
A stylistic visual look most likely conceived by Jora Frantzis creative direction any fashion conscious human with a sense of style and 20/20 vision will appreciate the spectacularly grandiose slay queen designer outfits showcased. Team of creatives responsible for the production design and art direction did a phenominal job.
3: GREAT QUEENS OF ANCIENT EYGPT
Cardi B kitted in contemporaray high fashion garments paying homage to the great queens of ancient Egypt, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.
4: COLOUR WHEEL
Loving the clever use of primary colours to create a distinctive set of unique fine art photography looks using a combination of creative lighting techniques with matching production set desigm and wardrobe colours inclusive of finishing grade.
5: OBJECTIFICATION OF THE FEMALE FORM
Depiction of men, women and couples objectifying Cardi-B.
6: DERRIÉRE LE MAGNIFIQUE
The art of poetry in motion, seismic plate shifting mini tremors of absolute splendour was a magnificent sight to behold.
7: BREASTS AND BREASTFEEDING CULTURE
Until three years ago, topless models posing in tabloid newspapers was an accepted cultural norm in the UK for over four decades but the mere sight of breadfeeding mothers in public spaces is problematic and frowned upon? The logic of irrational stupidity beggars belief. Cardi breastfeeding Kulture was iconic and a subliminal visual narrative deservered of all the traction and praise on social media. With that said, breastfeeding mothers shouldn’t be a ‘thing’ in this day and age.
So, there you have it. 7 reasons why Cardi B’s “Money” is one of the most artistic visually compelling music video release of 2018. A tongue in cheek swot analysis breakdown review of sorts. Jora Frantzis is a badass video director genius who created an outragiously epic piece of artwork in its own right. Extra brownie points for crediting all the talented men and women involved with the project.