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Music Video: Kanye Feat. Chris Martin, "Homecoming"

Chris Martin of Coldplay fame is a popular guy in the land of hip-hop. He popped up on a track from Jay-Z's 2006 comeback album Kingdom Come, and he teamed up with Kanye West for "Homecoming" on Kanye's most recent album, Graduation.

The new black-and-white video for "Homecoming," which features Kanye and Chris Martin (as mostly an outline of himself), is a refreshing change of pace from some recent videos that seem like frantic strobe-lit messes of neon colors. It may make some people yawn, but I find it to be a welcome change.

Plus there are random shots of Common throughout, and Common's really easy on the eyes.

So what do you think? Do you love this song? Is the video boring or kind of nice? To check it out for yourself,

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missyosigirl missyosigirl 8 years
i loooove this song! :D and i'm liking the video :)
ksanders11 ksanders11 8 years
I dig it, I really dig it. Love him, love Chris Martin, love the two together.
ana-isabel ana-isabel 8 years
I like the song, I like the video, and I Love Chris Martin but I still can't stand Kanye.
chicsugar chicsugar 8 years
I love Kanye West - I'm sooo excited to se him in concert, but Chris Martin totally makes this song. Love it!!
DCStar DCStar 8 years
I wish he would stop grabbing himself.
raieven raieven 8 years
He also wrote a song for Jamelia (See It in a Boys Eyes) which was pretty amazing.
lily8206 lily8206 8 years
I only saw a snippet of the video and I really like the idea of it. The song sounds exactly the same the whole way through it (if you click ahead in the video when watching online it doesn't sound like you missed anything)... so it might get old quickly for me. I have to give it a couple listens all the way through to better evaluate I guess.
littlemissme littlemissme 8 years
LOVE the song, LOVE the video and most of all LOVE Chris Martin!!! :)
yccirg yccirg 8 years
Wow, Chris Martin isn't afraid of taking risks. He made that song with Nelly Furtado, Jay-Z and now Kanye, and all of them have been great.
saffron13 saffron13 8 years
I have to be honest, as obnoxious as Kanye can be, he knows how to craft a fine song. Hey.. anyone else think that at times Chris Martin sounded liked Sting? I keep scratching my head as to what the sample is.. kinda feels like an early 80's tv theme song.. I do feel Kanye's rap was like a beat off, but I'm also watching Gremlins 2 right now and not fully paying attention.. Anyhoo, loved the visual, the outline w/ images, for a cinematography geek, was awesome. And as a femme in general, nice to see a video with substance and not just booty ho's... Props once again to Kanye. Oh, and I'm going to rewatch it cause somehow I totally missed Common..shame on me!
DISH DISH 8 years
SWOON!!! LOVE THE SONG! LOVE ME SOME CHRIS MARTIN FOR SERIOUS!!!
conanho conanho 8 years
This is my favorite Kanye song by far, and the video, perfection!
hayworthgilda hayworthgilda 8 years
love the song and the video makes me so homesick!
JennaV JennaV 8 years
Common is HOT HOT HOT
magalaya magalaya 8 years
I like this. It's a welcome change from all his other videos. And I love Chris Martin too...so :)
laceykk23 laceykk23 8 years
i love the video not only is the song awesome but it showcases my hometown chicago throughout so i get the best of both!! and yes common is really easy on the eyes!!!
sfprgirl sfprgirl 8 years
It gets my vote!
tearsfromthesky tearsfromthesky 8 years
I LOVE KANYE WEST!! "FLASHIN FLASHIN" I LOVE CHRIS MARTIN!! "LIGHTS WILL GUIDE YOU...FIX YOU" COMMON IS GOOD LOOKIN'!!
KathleenxCouture KathleenxCouture 8 years
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!! Chicago is my home and will be forever this makes me happy
laneylaney laneylaney 8 years
my favorite song on the album!
Phasekitty Phasekitty 8 years
This was my favorite song off the album- stoked it's finally a single!!
sumbum sumbum 8 years
This is one of my favorite songs on Kanye's album...love the song, love the vid (although I wish we could see more of CM's face!!)
radarkitty radarkitty 8 years
I love Chris Martin, I love Common, I love B&W. But I can't stand Kanye. This video was almost perfect!
ann418 ann418 8 years
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this song!!!
LoneWolf LoneWolf 8 years
I know Chris and Coldplay get a lot of shit, but I do like him and the band. He has a very unique voice.
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