Far East Movement Featuring The Stereotypes - Girls On The Dance Floor

05 May Critic Jonni 0 Comments

Another proof that Sunday Revisits are usually a struggle. Take this week for example... Most of the artists are newish and haven't released a music video older than four years ago... And the occasion where one has, I've already reviewed it, such as Platnum who featured on H "Two" O's "What's It Gonna Be". So I am left with this, and I had a choice of three music videos from Far East Movement, and I just went with this one out of sheer luck. Guess I don't have much of that left, especially in this case.

Far East Movement is a four piece hip-hop band consisting of Kev Nish (real name Kevin Nishimura), Prohgress (real name James Roh), J-Spliff (real name Jae Choung) and DJ Virman (real name Virman Coquia). The featured guests are The Stereotypes, they are a three piece production team consisting of Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus and Jeremy Reeves. They have worked a lot with Far East Movement, but have also worked with the likes of Justin Bieber and Alesha Dixon. This song was released before Far East Movement made it big, and although it failed to chart (except for in the US on their Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay Chart where it got to number 27) it has received a number of TV and film appearances. And it is catchy, just not as good as "Like A G6".

The music video is not great, it is just not my thing and I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to watch it again,. however, opinions as big as this out of the way... It does actually relate to the song.

Believe it or not, but the song is about being with girls on the dance floor, and that is exactly what Far East Movement is doing.

I think the shots of them on tour should've given the music video a perfect performance piece, but the camera angles as well as the scenes doesn't help the band one bit as I cannot attest their energy on stage, although they do have it.

Some scenes does not fit, and really aggravates me, why do we see one of the band members amongst desert hills? And what is with the monkey? Maybe it shows this band has a chaotic side, but display that on stage, or at least make it relatable in the music video.

Overall a song that might just get stuck in my head if I hear it again, luckily for me I shall be going out of my way to try and avoid it. And a music video that I really do not like, but I can't help but rate it up due to it relating to the music video. So although I do not want to see this again, I'm going to have to give it this rating.

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