16 Most Expensive Music Videos by Black Artists

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10) BLACKStreet feat. Janet Jackson, Ja Rule & Eve “Girlfriend/Boyfriend” (1999)  The concept for this pre-millennium jam is a bit muddled as it’s mostly flashing lights and green screen technology. Set inside a pinball machine Ms. Jackson, along with producer Teddy Riley and his band mates, roll through the larger-than-life game’s inner workings while rappers Ja Rule and Eve have a Tron-like battle on digitized bikes. All the bells and whistles, plus Jackson’s on-screen appearance, resulted in a bloated budget of an estimated $1.5 million.

10) BLACKStreet feat. Janet Jackson, Ja Rule & Eve “Girlfriend/Boyfriend” (1999) The concept…