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Can You Match The Phone To The R&B Video?

Seriously. Can you?

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  1. Whose metallic nail varnish matched their phone so perfectly?

    YouTube / Island Def Jam
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nelly Furtado – "Promiscuous"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pussycat Dolls – "Buttons"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Beyoncé – "Ring The Alarm"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Promiscuous"

    One of Nelly Furtado's biggest hits, back in 2006, plus a video featuring one of Nokia's greatest hits.

  2. Who was receiving this call from Carlos?

    YouTube / Arista / J Records
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Keyshia Cole – "I Remember"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alicia Keys – "No One"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jennifer Hudson – "Spotlight"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Spotlight"

    Jennifer Hudson's 2008 UK top 20 song about a dude who needs to step off a bit.

  3. Who was being called from a private number?

    YouTube / Island Def Jam
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Akon ft. Eminem – "Smack That"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ne-Yo – "Because Of You"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pretty Ricky – "On The Hotline"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Because Of You"

    Ne-Yo was memorably "stuck between a fantasy and what is real" on this 2007 track.

  4. Whose perfectly manicured hand was using this snazzy model?

    YouTube / WMG / Atlantic Records
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cassie – "Long Way 2 Go"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "Unfaithful"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mariah Carey – "Don't Forget About Us"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Long Way 2 Go"

    Back in 2006, Cassie used only the finest phone to take a quick shot of her friends outside the club.

  5. Who was using this boxy bad boy?

    YouTube / Island Def Jam
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "SOS"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Pussycat Dolls – "Stickwitu"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Kelis – "Bossy"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "SOS"

    This "Tainted Love"-sampling track came from Rihanna's second album. The video's still pretty ~flame emoji~

  6. Who should've read the manual before using this phone in a video?

    YouTube / Geffen
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ne-Yo – "So Sick"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mary J. Blige – "Be Without You"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Black Eyed Peas – "My Humps"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Be Without You"

    Truly, there was no finer pop culture moment than 2006 for the Nokia 7373, and Mary J. Blige knew it too.

  7. Who's confidently sliding up their phone to make a call here?

    YouTube / LaFace
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Robin Thicke – "Lost Without U"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "Shut Up and Drive"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ciara – "Can't Leave 'Em Alone"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Can't Leave 'Em Alone"

    Shoutout to this Sony special. (50 Cent also used his phone in this 2007 video, but for only a second.)

  8. Who was using this Nokia Communicator 9210 to handle some personal business?

    YouTube / Universal Motown / Columbia
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Usher – "U Don't Have To Call"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nelly – "Dilemma" ft. Kelly Rowland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ashanti – "Happy"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Dilemma"

    BUT YOU ALREADY KNEW THAT. This was all the way from 2002, years before an iPhone. Don't hate: Kelly was ahead of the curve.

  9. Whose phone could LL be lighting up?

    YouTube / Sony / BMG
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jennifer Lopez – "Control Myself"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jennifer Lopez – "All I Have"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    LL Cool J – "Paradise" ft. Amerie
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "All I Have"

    "Pride is what you had, baby girl/I'm what you have," croons LL. But J-Lo also has this sweet little flip phone.

  10. Yes, it's clearly a Rihanna video – but *which one*?

    YouTube / Island Def Jam
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "Take A Bow"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "Hate That I Love You"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "Rehab"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Take A Bow"

    Only a BlackBerry would do to set a fiery appointment for a cheating ex-lover back in 2008.

  11. Whose red nail varnish is popping next to this big old screen?

    YouTube / Bad Boy / Atlantic / Wondaland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alicia Keys – "Girl On Fire"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Emeli Sandé – "Next To Me"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Janelle Monáe – "Electric Lady"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Electric Lady"

    Q: How do you make a product placement look cool? A: A dope squad led by Ms Monáe.

  12. Who's just got this text from "The Team"?

    YouTube / RCA
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rihanna – "We Found Love"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Elle Varner – "Refill"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cher Lloyd – "Want U Back"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Refill"

    The video for Elle Varner's Grammy-nominated track saw her as a high school cheerleader having a wild night in New York. Fresh manicure, too.

  13. This was a phone du jour back in 2006. Who's using it?

    YouTube / NextSelection / Bad Boy / Atlantic
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Danity Kane – "Bad Girl"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cassie – "Me & U"
    Correct
    Incorrect
    P Diddy – "I Need A Girl" ft. Usher and Loon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The answer is: "Me & U"

    This is the video where Cassie dances in a studio and kisses the mirror. Precious memories.

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