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Drake’s “In My Feelings” Video Is Littered With HBCU Easter Eggs

Last night, Drake finally gave the world the official visual for the standout Scorpion track,"In My Feelings".

Last night, Drake finally gave the world the official visual for the standout Scorpion track,”In My Feelings”.

Drake – In My Feelings

In My Feelings (Official Video) Available Here: http://Drake.lnk.to/InMyFeelings/youtube A FILM BY KARENA EVANS A POPP ROK PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS DIRECTOR X TAJ CRITCHLOW FULIANE PETIKYAN HEAD OF PRODUCTION ADAM PALMER PRODUCER AUTUMN HYMES COORDINATOR – POPP ROK DEAN ROSEN STARRING DRAKE PHYLICIA RASHAD LA LA ANTHONY SHIGGY CAPITO & MARLEY

Complete with cameos from viral sensation Shiggy and Howard University alumni Phylicia Rashad and La La, Drake (in what looks like a Florida A&M Rattlers basketball jersey) continues his impressive streak for iconic hip-hop music videos. Over her 20 plus year career, Beyonc visuals have evolved and her current perspective is within the confines of Black women empowerment. Drake’s been doing the same, but his recent streak leans into his own personal nostalgia that his audience can’t get enough of. 

Drizzy threw it all the way back by reuniting the cast of Degrassi High in his “I’m Upset” video, then paid homage to Black women of all hues in his “Nice For What” video and topped it off by morphing into a walking beige Santa Claus to those in need on the streets of Miami in “God’s Plan.” We call that a threepeat. 


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HBCU culture has a played a role in defining these two stars’ respective video timelines and has been placed on the world stage for all to observe and breathe in, including Beyonce’s most recent Coachella (Beychella) performance. 

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Some of the more iconic moments where hip-hop, r&b and HBCU culture intersect feature Jodeci freely wearing HBCU inspired gear in their 1991 video “Gotta Love” and Trick Daddy telling us to  “Shut Up” by “letting the band deal with this.”

But one thing is for certain. Hip Hop and HBCUs will always go hand in hand.