Chris Brown “Turn Up The Music” [video]
“Turn Up the Music” is a song by American recording artist Chris Brown, from his upcoming fifth studio album Fortune (2012). It was written and produced by Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas of The Underdogs, and Fuego. “Turn Up the Music” premiered online on January 26, 2012, and was sent to contemporary hit radios in the United States on February 7, 2012. The song was released digitally on February 10, 2012, as the lead single from the album. “Turn Up the Music” is an electronic dance, house and dance-pop song, which consists of house-inspired beats and synthesizers. The inspiration for the song came from Brown’s moves on the dance floor. The song was well received by most music critics, who praised its production and compared “Turn Up the Music” to Brown’s other singles, “Forever” (2008) and “Yeah 3x” (2010), for its similar musical direction. Several critics also noted its similarities to the works of LMFAO and David Guetta.
The music video for “Turn Up the Music” was co-directed by Godfrey Taberez and Brown, and filmed in Los Angeles, California on February 1–2 2012. It was produced by Andrew Listermann of Riveting Entertainment. On February 2, Brown tweeted, “I’ll let you guys judge but this Turn Up the music video hands down is probably my best video by far!!!.”Images from the shoot were leaked online the same day, showing Brown in the passenger seat of a classic car, and standing shirtless on top of a vehicle with a group of people.Another image showed one of the dancer’s covering his face with a “wild mask”.Hip-hop trio The Rej3ctz will make a cameo appearance in the video. A behind-the-scenes video clip was posted online on February 14. The video clip showed Brown dressed in a black suit, performing choreography with several dancers in a warehouse, surrounded by people wearing animal masks.Other scenes included a techno party, and Brown dancing in the rain and in the streets