Houston area fashion photographer + creative director + film director


Hello: An Exercise In Creepiness

How Lionel Ritchie went straight at the fork and drove off an overpass.

In February of 1984, Lionel Richie released “Hello,” which really means: he made a single out of a fucking greeting. T.I., move over. It went number one on multiple Billboard charts. A proxy war between Madagascar and Nova Scotia erupted due to its smooth harmonies. Even today, Taco Bell sells processed tacos with its Spanish remix.

With this in mind, Richie surely had to capitalize on this momentum. How can he take his anthem for stalkers worldwide, to new heights? Easy: shoot a music video for it. Become the Steve McQueen of this creep shit. Cement your legacy as an all-around weirdo with over five minutes of retina torture.

Read my full post on Medium.