Posts Tagged ‘Charity Starts At Home’


Phonte, along with the talented Carlitta Durand, drops his new video for “Gonna Be a Beautiful Night,” one of my favorite joints from Charity Starts at HomeThe visuals of interlocking fingers, chivalry, deep eye contact, and intimately placed hands are date night personified.  Featuring jewelry designer Rachel Stewart and her beau, the video evokes such romantic feelings, it’s impossible not to love every minute of it.




I’m a huge fan of “blue-collar lyrics”–lyrics that resonate in the everyday (wo)man’s working spirit.  And right now, Phonte is diligently providing a voice for the 9-5ers.  “The Good Fight” (produced by 9th Wonder) comes from Phonte’s debut album, Charity Starts At Home, which, by the way, is one of the realest albums of 2011.

Get into this Kenneth Price-directed video that highlights the rise and grind of the working middle class.