A Carmelo Anthony sighting in fan-made T.I. video

Carmelo gets name-checked by Lil' Wayne.

One of the many great things about YouTube is the ease with which fans can create their own music videos. A prime example is the clip below for "Swagga Like Us," from the massive new T.I. album Paper Trail, which comes complete with a de facto Carmelo Anthony cameo. The folks operating under the MusicVideoTV banner use images drawn as literally as possible from rhymes spat by T.I. and guest stars such as Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lil' Wayne -- and when the latter references the Denver Nuggets' team colors in the couplet, "And my jewels blue and yellow/Type of shit that make 'em call you Carmelo," we see a thunderous Melo dunk. Hope we witness a lot more of those this season.

Click "More" to see the video. -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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