Grammy-nominated DJ and producer DJ Snake has dropped the official music video for his hit track “A Different Way” featuring Lauv. Snake re-connects with the highly-praised director Colin Tilley, who not only directed the video for his single “Middle,” but has also worked with A-list acts such as Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and Future.
It seems to be a common theme amongst the dance music realm as of late to feature young, multi-talented kids in official music videos (e.g. Major Lazer‘s “Know No Better,” or Sigala‘s “Easy Love”) as there’s something refreshing about seeing someone of that age move so well. Shot in Los Angeles, the video stars dancer and actor Sheadon Gabriel, who some may recognize as a frequent background dancer for Justin Bieber, and Internet personality Montana Tucker. It’s a heart-warming journey throughout the city starting with a kid that finds a balloon (which somehow hovers next to him the whole time without blowing away) and dances his way into a variety of different settings.
Also, DJ Snake partnered with Snapchat to launch an exclusive DJ Snake sticker pack in conjunction with the videos release, which is the first time the app has ever done this with an artist. Listeners can head to his Twitter and get access to it.