Tori Kelly ‘s resilience shines through as she turns a mundane late-night convenience store run into a captivating journey through early-2000s R&B vibes in her latest music video, “Cut.” Despite facing health challenges in late July that led to hospitalization, Tori Kelly’s unwavering spirit comes to life in this visually engaging production.
Kelly’s Tori EP, released on July 28, takes on new meaning after her reported hospitalization due to blood clots in her legs and lungs. However, her music video for “Cut,” directed by Courtney Phillips, showcases her triumphant return to her element.
The music video perfectly captures the essence of the song, seamlessly fusing pop and R&B elements with a touch of early-2000s nostalgia.
In “Cut,” Tori Kelly demonstrates her exceptional vocal range and creative prowess. Her voice mimics “the drum on your heart,” showcasing impressive vocal dexterity as she sings, “Baby, we caught a rhythm.” The track’s infectious nature is impossible to resist, leaving listeners entranced by its rhythm and melody.
Tori Kelly‘s personal note to fans on July 27 reveals that the EP represents her “happy place” in recent years. This sentiment is vividly captured in the “Cut” music video, where Kelly’s infectious spirit radiates through every frame. Despite challenges and setbacks, including a health scare and unexpected locations like a Chinese restaurant parking lot and an empty convenience store, Kelly’s joy remains unshaken.
Experience the vibrant and adventurous visual journey of “Cut” above, as Tori Kelly‘s indomitable spirit transforms routine moments into a pop-R&B extravaganza. Her resilience and talent continue to inspire and uplift audiences around the world.