Nicki Minaj – Pound The Alarm [video]
“Pound the Alarm” is a song by Trinidadian recording artist Nicki Minaj. The eurodance and house-pop song was taken from her second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
The music video was expected to be filmed during June 2012, but Minaj confirmed she filmed both “Pound the Alarm”, as well as “Champion” in the first week of July 2012. The video was shot in Trinidad at Queen’s Park Savannah on July 4, 2012 and what was seen as a carnival themed video. Open auditions were held for the video on set.
500 peopleappear in the music video and were asked to come wearing carnival attire in order to get into the video. Director Benny Boom, who filmed Minaj’s “Beez in the Trap” and “Right by My Side” videos, is also directing her “Pound the Alarm” video. Nicki released a ‘behind the scenes’ video of the shoot on July 13, 2012. It premiered on Nicki Minaj’s VEVO account on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.