14 Reasons “Hey Ya” Has The Most Perfect Music Video Ever

“Hey Ya” the song is perfect, everyone knows this. But the music video? Even better. And here are the gifs to prove it.

First The Video

It was directed by Bryan Barber and according to Wikipedia André 3000 had to perform the song 23 times on shooting day. It was nominated for a Grammy and won 4 MTV Music Video Awards.

1. The Concept

Simple concept: André 3000 is the Beatles. Obviously. It’s all you need.

2. Possum Jenkins

The best bassist of all time!

Just look at that bezerk bass drop.

3. Johnny Vulture

Who needs to stand when you can sit and look cool?

4. Benjamin Andre

Berets are back baby!

5. Dookie

Dookie is kooky.

Let ‘em hear ya Dook.

Dookie looks into your soul.

Dookie knows just what you want.

6. Andre´ “Ice Cold” 3000

Ice cold. Not Vanilla Ice cold. Ice-T cold.

7. The Love Haters

The best back-up singers since The Supremes

8. Spirit Fingers

You thought Bring It On had spirit fingers? They fit more waggly fingers into this 5 minute video than that whole movie did.

9. Hair Flips

There are enough hair flips in this to make Beyoncé jealous.

10. The Dance Moves

There are some fantastic André 3000 dance moves in this here video.

The Vertical Worm

The Family Jam

Teach your parents these sweet sweet dance moves.

11. Whatever Big Boi Does While Talking

12. The Polaroids

Of course, you can’t forget to shake it like a Polaroid picture. That’s breaking one of the Ten Commandments of Dance.


13. Dancing Granny

And who can forget the wonderful character arc for the dour guardian!

The worst of times and the best of times, a classic tale of two gifs.


Their reunion is the best thing to happen to the summer music festivals in years.

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