These Short Films from Blood Orange's 'Freetown Sound' Are Required Viewing

A closer look at the short films demonstrating Dev Hynes’ many talents, cinematic visions and illuminating vocal presence.

Music videos have always been the vessels that bring our favorite songs to life. Growing up in the 90s, I found them to be especially magical, exciting and dreamy. I remember copping my favorite singer’s CDs and guessing which song would become their next single and turn into a music video. When their new video came out, I was always in awe of how their lyrics were visually interpreted—like Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliott videos—which were the most innovative and afrofuturistic of the 90s.

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