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Hype Williams

Hype Williams was born in July 1970 in Queens, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Belly (1998), Coldplay: Viva La Vida (2008) and Busta Rhymes: Fire (2000). See full bio »


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 2020 Future & Lil Uzi Vert: That's It (Music Video)
 2018 Nicki Minaj: Barbie Dreams (Music Video)
 2017 Tyga Feat. Desiigner: Gucci Snakes (Music Video)
 2016-2017 Love Advent (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Shanina Shaik (2017)
- Nina Agdal (2017)
- Hannah Ferguson (2017)
- Elsa Hosk (2016)
- Joan Smalls (2016)
 2015 Puff Daddy & The Family: Workin (Music Video)
 2015 Adam Lambert: Ghost Town (Music Video)
 2015 Jennifer Lopez: Feel the Light (Music Video)
 2014 Future Feat. Kanye West: I Won (Music Video)
 2013 Beyoncé: Blow (Music Video)
 2013 Meek Mill: Levels (Music Video)
 2012 Nicki Minaj: Va Va Voom (Music Video)
 2012 Jack White: Freedom at 21 (Music Video)
 2012 Nicki Minaj: Stupid Hoe (Music Video)
 2011 Ja Rule: Real Life Fantasy (Music Video)
 2011 Kanye West: All of the Lights (Music Video)
 2010 Ke$ha: We R Who We R (Music Video)
 2010 M.I.A: Xxxo (Music Video) (uncredited)
 2009 Jamie Foxx Feat. T-Pain: Blame It (Music Video short)
 2009 Diddy - Dirty Money: Angels (Music Video)
 2009 Big Sean: Getcha Some (Music Video)
 2009 Kanye West: Heartless (Music Video)
 2008 Coldplay: Viva La Vida (Music Video)
 2007 Ne-Yo: Go on Girl (Music Video)
 2007 Kanye West: Stronger (Music Video)
 2006 Kanye West: Drive Slow (Music Video)
 2006 T.A.T.u: Gomenasai (Music Video)
 2006 John Legend: Heaven (Music Video)
 2006 Mobb Deep: Life of the Infamous... The Videos (Video) (segments "Quiet Storm [Remix]", "It's Mine")
 2006 Ne-Yo: So Sick (Music Video)
 2005 Jamie Foxx Feat. Ludacris: Unpredictable (Music Video short)
 2005 Kanye West Feat. Jamie Foxx: Gold Digger (Music Video short)
 2005 The Game: Documentary (Video documentary) (video "How We Do")
 2005 Ashanti: Only U (Music Video)
 2004 The Game Feat. 50 Cent: How We Do (Music Video)
 2004 New Edition: Hot 2Nite (Music Video)
 2004 The Notorious B.I.G.: Ready to Die - The Remaster (Video short) (videos "Big Poppa", "Warning", "One More Chance")
 2004 Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1 (Video) (segments "If I Ruled the World", "Street Dreams", "Hate Me Now")
 2004 Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits (Video) (videos "Big Poppa", "I'll Be Missing You", "Mo Money Mo Problems")
 2003 R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Down Low", "Gotham City")
 2003 Ashanti: Rain on Me (Music Video)
 2003 Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics (Video) (video "How About Some Hardcore")
 2002 A Tribe Called Quest: The Video Anthology (Video) (video "1nce Again")
 2002 Boyz II Men: The Color of Love (Music Video) (segment director)
 2001 Busta Rhymes: Break Ya Neck (Music Video)
 2001 Shelby Lynne: Killin' Kind (Music Video short)
 2001 Jessica Simpson: A Little Bit (Music Video)
 2001 Aaliyah: Rock the Boat (Music Video) (uncredited)
 2001 Ginuwine: Differences (Music Video)
 2001 R. Kelly: - The Videos (Video documentary) (video "Home Alone")
 2001 MTV 20: Jams (Video) (video "This Is How We Do It")
 2001 Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott: Hits of Miss E... The Videos, Volume 1 (Video documentary short) (videos "The Rain [Supa Dupa Fly]", "She's a Bitch")
 2001 DMX: No Sunshine (Music Video)
 2001 Babyface: A Collection of Hit Videos (Video) (video "This Is For The Lover The In You")
 2000 Busta Rhymes: Get Out!! (Music Video)
 2000 Funkmaster Flex Feat. DMX: Do You (Music Video)
 2000 LL Cool J: Imagine That (Music Video short)
 2000 Busta Rhymes: Fire (Music Video)
 2000 Macy Gray: Why Didn't You Call Me (Music Video)
 2000 R. Kelly: Bad Man (Music Video)
 2000 No Doubt: Ex-Girlfriend (Music Video)
 2000 Jay-Z Feat. UGK: Big Pimpin' (Music Video)
 2000 Q-Tip: Breathe and Stop (Music Video) (directed by)
 1999 Mase Feat. Blackstreet: Get Ready (Music Video)
 1999 Missy Elliott: She's a Bitch (Music Video)
 1999 TLC: No Scrubs (Music Video) (uncredited)
 1999 The Will Smith Music Video Collection (Video documentary) (video "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It")
 1999 Kelis: Caught Out There (Music Video short)
 1999 Q-Tip: Vivrant Thing (Music Video)
 1999 Making the Video (TV Series documentary) (videos "Satisfy You", "Ex-Girlfriend", "Fire", "Big Pimpin'", "Imagine That", "Lay Low")
 1999 Nas Feat. Puff Daddy: Hate Me Now (Music Video)
 1998 Busta Rhymes: Gimme Some More (Music Video)
 1998 Belly
 1998 R. Kelly: Half on a Baby (Music Video)
 1998 Faith Evans: Love Like This (Music Video) (directed by)
 1997 R. Kelly: Gotham City (Remix) (Music Video)
 1997 Usher: Nice and Slow (Music Video)
 1997 Busta Rhymes: Dangerous (Music Video) (directed by)
 1997 Will Smith: Gettin' Jiggy Wit It (Music Video short)
 1997 Mase: Feel So Good (Music Video)
 1997 Mary J. Blige: Everything (Music Video)
 1997 R. Kelly: Gotham City (Music Video)
 1996 D'Angelo: Lady (Music Video)
 1996 Total Feat. Da Brat: No One Else (Music Video)
 1996 R. Kelly: I Believe I Can Fly (Music Video)
 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Music Video)
 1996 LL Cool J: Doin' It (Music Video)
 1996 R. Kelly: Thank God It's Friday (Music Video)
 1995 Brandy: Sittin' Up in My Room (Music Video)
 1995 Naughty by Nature: Craziest (Music Video)
 1995 OutKast: Benz or a Beamer (Music Video)
 1995 Warren G: So Many Ways (Music Video)
 1995 Boyz II Men: Vibin' (Music Video)
 1995 The Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance (Music Video) (directed by)
 1995 Adina Howard: Freak Like Me (Music Video)
 1995 Brandy: Baby (Music Video)
 1995 The Notorious B.I.G.: Big Poppa (Music Video)
 1995 The Notorious B.I.G.: Warning (Music Video)
 1994 K7: Hi De Ho (Music Video)
 1994 K7: Move It Like This (Music Video)
 1994 Usher: Think of You (Music Video)
 1994 Jodeci: Feenin' (Music Video)
 1993 K7: Zunga Zeng (Music Video)
 1993 K7: Come Baby Come (Music Video)
 1993 Positive K: I Got a Man (Music Video)
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Nickname "Hype" comes from his hyperactive nature as a child. See more »


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