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New This Week: “Def Cons” music video from Codefendants, plus new music videos from Life Change, Jekalyn Carr, Dude Reppin Knowhere, Palms Station, MattO, Christian Parker, Chris Waters, and John Hall

From punk to gospel, rap to singer-songwriter, musicians of every genre continue to share unique stories in their songs and music videos. But the best part is, each unique story is one that connects to fans and followers worldwide, ready to dive into something new.  This week, we’re reuniting with several returning clients and some new members of the HIP family – and they’ve all got wonderful new music videos to share. The latest HIP Picks – Weekly Client Roundup is here; take a look at the videos, and learn more about the clips by reading below.

“Def Cons” Music Video: Codefendants (alternative/punk)

Fat Mike of NOFX, Get Dead lead vocalist Sam King, and alternative hip-hop artist Ceschi Ramos have teamed up to create Codefendants. The “Def Cons” video extends a story that began with “Abscessed.”

“Hit The Spot” Music Video: Life Change feat. B Red (rap)

Independent rapper Life Change (AKA Prince Korfeh), a well-deserving Liberian artist, collabed with Nigerian singer B Red for his new song and video “Hit The Spot” (produced by Beetovin Nackit).

“I Believe God” Music Video: Jekalyn Carr (gospel)

Jekalyn Carr knows that no mortal can say what heaven looks like – but her thunderous single “I Believe God” is a testament to the healing power of faith, and a glimpse of heaven as it might be.

“MoMA” Music Video: Dude Reppin Knowhere (pop)

Rapper and poet Dude Reppin Knowhere is sharing a movement – and also the name of his upcoming album – with “MOMA”, short for More Organic More Authentic.

“I Don’t Know The Way To Your Heart” Music Video: Palms Station (pop)

Palms Station’s moody new video for “I Don’t Know The Way To Your Heart” draws visual influence from the award-winning film Waltz With Bashir, as an animated Hillel Tigay searches for lost love.

“The Angels Went Back To Heaven” Music Video: MattO (singer-songwriter)

With two full-length albums under his belt (The Future of Your Past and Man from Yesterday), MattO is preparing to release a third – and “The Angels Went Back To Heaven” is the first taste.

“Spirit of the Trees” Music Video: Christian Parker (singer-songwriter)

In his new release “Spirit of the Trees”, Canton, NY artist Christian Parker has adapted a poem written by a friend’s wife before she passed, sharing a message that may be in mourning, but hails hope.

“Road To Damascus” Music Video: Chris Waters (rap)

Rapper/singer Chris Waters is outraged at the plague of mass shootings in the USA. “Road to Damascus” is a harrowing clip about gun violence – and how, sadly, no one is even surprised when it happens.

“I Think Of You” Music Video: John Hall (singer-songwriter)

John Hall of pop-R&B band Orleans is ready to share his influential voice as a solo artist. In the video for the luminous “I Think Of You” , his aura of charisma and compassion is on bold display.