Garden Variety, 1993, 16mm color, 14:30, by Lee Skaife

A young Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest) was in Garden Variety along with singer Ambersunshower. It's easy to lie with pictures these days, but we didn't have the money back then. So this is for super-real. Except that the sound for this scene was added later. Music video director Charles Stone III, best known for the Budweiser Wha'sup? campaign and the recent feature Drumline, made all Q-Tip's noises for him. Hey, at least he knew what Q-Tip sounded like, having directed some of Tribe's videos.

 

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