A Young Normani envisions herself as a star in ‘Motivation’ video, pays homage to Beyoncé and J Lo

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At the start of her video for ‘Motivation’, Normani watches a BET classic show and imagines herself with the number one video on the 106 & Park countdown. Equipped with stellar choreography, the former girl group member shows sex appeal and pays homage to pop star divas who paved the way for her like Beyoncé (‘Crazy In Love’) and Jennifer Lopez (‘I’m Real’). Check out the Dave Meyers and Daniel Russell-direction below.


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