Run-D.M.C. Aerosmith 1986

Walk This Way places Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. in a musical duel in neighboring studios before Tyler literally breaks through the wall that separates them. The video then segues to the bands' joint performance on stage. The highly popular video was the first rap hybrid video ever played in heavy rotation on MTV and is regarded as a classic of the medium.

8.33/106 ratings

Evanescence 2003

Bring Me to Life features Amy Lee climbing up buildings to the apartment where her band members are. Near the end, Amy falls off the ledge, and John LeCompt tries to pull her back up. He loses his grip, and Amy falls, although it was a dream as she slept in her bed.

7.75/104 ratings

Gorillaz 2001

The Gorillaz' animated videos are famous, and Clint Eastwood was the group's first. Zombie gorillas rise up from a cemetery, dance, and chase the band.

6.17/106 ratings

B.o.B Hayley Williams 2010

B.o.B and Paramore's Hayley Williams collaborated on the song, but couldn't meet up to film the music video. The scenes of B.o.B rapping were shot in April. Director Hiro Murai shot the scenes of Williams after Paramore's tour finished up.

7.5/102 ratings

Jay-Z 2004

The black-and-white video set in New York was shot mostly around Jay-Z's childhood home. Jay-Z wanted the music video to reflect the place he grew up and "make a pissy wall look like art."

8/103 ratings

Eminem 2002

Lose Yourself was filmed in Detroit, Michigan, and thus contains numerous shots of the city, including the Ambassador Bridge. The video is a mixture of multiple scenarios, including scenes from the movie 8 Mile, and Eminem rapping next to the "8 Mile Rd. Mobile Court" sign.

7.8/105 ratings

Linkin Park 2001

Nathan Cox and Joe Hahn shot most of the video at different stops on Linkin Park's 2001 Ozzfest Tour, then used CGI to put the band in a fantasy setting. Inspired by Princess Mononoke, it includes images inspired by ancient Egypt and medieval gargoyles.

4.25/104 ratings

Beastie Boys 1993

Sabotage is an homage and parody of 1970s crime drama television series like Hawaii Five-0, The Streets of San Francisco, S.W.A.T., Baretta, and Starsky and Hutch. In the video, the band members appear as the show's characters. Each band member is introduced as a fictional actor and the character he plays.

9.22/109 ratings