When Hollywood’s Leading Ladies Star in Music Videos

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  • Nia Long, Stacey Dash, Meagan Good
  • Nia Long, Kanye West
  • Paula Patton, Robin Thicke
  • Meagan Good, 50 Cent
  • Jennifer Lopez, Diddy, The Notorious B.I.G., Mase
  • Vivica A. Fox, Jaheim
  • Kanye West, Stacey Dash
  • Halle Berry,
  • Rosario Dawson, the Bullits
  • Pharrell, Jay Z, Lauren London
  • Zoe Saldana

When Hollywood's Leading Ladies Star in Music Videos

Halle Berry's not just a favorite lyrical reference for your favorite rapper, she's actually appeared in the visuals for a song, too, proving that being a "video chick" is not just about modeling to a beat — big roles can be packed into small screen moments and plenty of well-known, well-respected actresses have long done their thing in music videos. Whether before their acting careers took off or while they were already enjoying success on that front, read on for some Oscar-worthy examples.

(Photos: Courtesy of Roc-A-Fella Records [2]; Shady Records)

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