In 1997 Hype Williams directed The Rain. This ground breaking video for Missy Elliott broke the mold by using a fish-eye lens technique, plus introduced us to a new use for garbage bags.
*In 1979 President Jimmy Carter decreed that June would be Black Music Month. Three decades later in 2009 President Barack Obama revamped the title and declared June African-American Music Appreciation Month. Each day this month I am turning up the volume on an artist or song brought to you by the letter R. Enjoy!*