Ne-Yo Debuts “Money Can’t Buy” Video: Watch

Christina Lee | August 3, 2014 9:00 am

Ne-Yo peruses convenience store aisles and stops by a kid’s birthday party in his new “Money Can’t Buy” video, released August 1.

He hangs out outside the historic Capitol Records building in Los Angeles, then runs off to a secluded beach when it’s pitch black outside. The whole point of his new video, though, is to see that he’s not alone. For one, featured emcee Jeezy pops up. More importantly though, whether cruising through the West Coast in a Rolls Royce or doing a whole lot of nothing, Ne-Yo’s eying his companion (model Crystal Williams) – and she doesn’t seem to mind.

“Money Can’t Buy” is the debut single of Ne-Yo’s sixth album Non-Fiction. Just as that song hints, Ne-Yo intends to steer away from dance music and return to his R&B roots. “It’ll be out probably towards the summertime, predominately R&B this time,” he said to Billboard. “I had a little stint with the dance music and all of that, which I had a good time with– and I love the audience, I love them for accepting me doing it – but I had to go home on this one.”

Are you excited for Ne-Yo’s return to R&B? Watch his “Money Can’t Buy” video up top, then sound off in the comments below.

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