Video Superstars: 14 Memorable Music Video Cameos

From Beyoncé to Kanye West, some famous musicians like to enlist the help of their famous friends for their mega music videos.

Sydney Scott Aug, 16, 2017

Bruno Mars’ “Versace On The Floor” is the song on everyone’s lips, especially after the singer dropped an insane music video starring actress Zendaya.

The Spider-Man: Homecoming star joins a long list of celebrities who’ve made cameo appearances in big music videos. From the famous faces of Beyoncé’s Lemonade to Mekhi Phifer in Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine,” here are some of the most memorable music video cameos.

Stacey Dash - Kanye West "All Falls Down"

Before we lost her to the sunken place, Stacey Dash was still a fan favorite, popping up in Kanye's infectious "All Falls Down." 

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Jennifer Lopez - Janet Jackson "That's The Way Love Goes"

Jennifer Lopez hadn't yet become the JLo we know today when she appeared in Ms. Jackson's video.

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Kerry Washington - Maxwell "Bad Habits"

Washington played the other woman in this steamy video.

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Jennifer Lopez - Puff Daddy ft. The Notorious B.I.G. and Mase "Been Around The World"

Back when Diddy was known as Puff Daddy, Jennifer Lopez appeared in "Been Around The World." The two weren't dating yet, but things would soon heat up.

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Taraji P. Henson, Wood Harris, Bill Duke, and Steve Harris - Common "Testify"

Sign Taraji up for every music video, tbh.

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Nia Long, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Pamela Anderson - Kanye West ft. Lupe Fiasco "Touch The Sky"

We don't know how this mix of celebs came together, but it definitely made for an interesting video.

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Eddie Murphy, Iman, Magic Johnson, and Tiny Luster - Michael Jackson's "Remember The Time"
 

Iman really should be on a throne. 

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Ben Stiller - P. Diddy ''Bad Boy For Life"

Puffy was going by P. Diddy when Ben Stiller showed up in this iconic music video.

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Ron Howard, Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, and Samuel L. Jackson  - Jamie Foxx ft. T-Pain "Blame It"

This really could have been a movie.

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Mekhi Phifer - Brandy and Monica "The Boy Is Mine"

Can you blame Brandy and Monica for fighting over Mekhi Phifer? 

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John Legend, Anna Nicole Smith, Fonzworth Bentley, Tracee Ellis Ross, Vida Guerra, and GLC  - Kanye West "The New Workout Plan"

Another insane video from Kanye with Tracee Ellis Ross landing another starring role. 

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Missy Elliott, DMX, Lil Kim, Toni Braxton, Rosario Dawson, LaLa Anthony, and so many more - Aaliyah "Miss You"

The posthumous video saw Aaliyah's closest friends gathering to remember the late singer.

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Quincy and Kidada Jones - Wu Tang Clan "Triumph"

The father-daughter cameo in this apocalyptic video is a little surprising. 

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Serena Williams, Zendaya, Blue Ivy, Amandla Stenberg, and many more - Beyoncé 'Lemonade'

Beyoncé's visual album, Lemonade, featured numerous famous ladies and influential women. From stars like Serena Williams to the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner, the visuals for Bey's video paid homage to incredible Black women.

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