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Bogan Via Used Drones, Motorcycles to Shoot Music Video in Istanbul

During the summer of 2013, Bret Bender and Maddie Miller of Bogan Via released their music video for "Kanye." Directed by Freddie Paull of Electric Legend Pictures, this dark storyline portrays a Bonnie-and-Clyde-type duo who robs Phoenix's own beloved Revolver Records of their register money and some unreleased Kanye West albums. When they get caught, Miller is beaten and taken away to a warehouse where we last see her tied to a chair with gasoline being poured on her. The scene ends with Bender walking in with a smirk while a match is being struck; hinting it was all a plan for Bender to eliminate Miller from the picture.

From there, the video took off on a whirlwind. "Kanye" received local love from Valley Hype, YabYum, AZ Music Matters, The Spec Blog, Electric Mustache, and even here. The video won Electric Legend the "AZ Filmmakers of the Year" award from RAW Artists, and even garnered attention overseas.

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Mandi Kimes
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