16 Most Expensive Music Videos by Black Artists

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11) Michael Jackson “Black or White” (1991)  Featuring an 11-year-old Macaulay Culkin as a rambunctious adolescent, Jackson’s 1991 clip was a multicultural smorgasbord of images that ranged from African and Indian to Native American and Asian. The song’s message of racial equality was carried home in the closing scene of the six-minute video as the faces of different subjects—including supermodel Tyra Banks—morphed into various ethnicities as they mouthed the chorus.  Premiering simultaneously in 27 countries, “Black or White” drew in a reported 500 million viewers, the most for a music video viewing. The cost of the hi-tech worldwide event was a reported $1.5 million.

11) Michael Jackson “Black or White” (1991) Featuring an 11-year-old Macaulay Culkin as…