If you have ever watched the 'Heartless' of Kanye West and 'Drunk in Love' by Beyonce, you must have enjoyed its videos. 'Heartless' has beautifully presented the taste of rotoscoped animation and 'Drunk in Love' has poured a pure form of love on the beach. It is non-other than a multi-talented, most creative director and a film-maker Hype Williams who is credited behind the astounding videos.
Hype Williams has received several awards and titles for his fantastic works including the Billboard Music Video Award for Best Director of the Year in 1996 and MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video in 1998.
The director of Nicki Minaj’s Massive Attack, Hype was dating with Sasha Lee Dindayal, aka, Sasha Gates. His ex-girlfriend Sasha is a reality star from the series WAGS and also a fashionista. Besides, she is also counted as an ex-fiancee of retired American footballer Marcellus Wiley.
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Director Hype had a break up with Sasha after acknowledging that she was cheating on him. Later the same thing repeated when she was dating Marcellus, but it was even worse breakup than with Hype. It was stated that she also had to return the Range Rover that Marcellus had gifted her.
Further, it uttered that Sasha went broke after the breakup and had to sell her Mercedes. She was left with no ride but not for long. She soon found another man to depend on, the NFL player Antonio Gates. What is more shocking is that the pair end up getting married in July 2011. As of now, they share two children Ayla and Aven.
On the other hand, Hype has remained closemouthed after he had a bad breakup with his former girlfriend, Sasha. As of 2019, the director is reportedly married. So, it may take some days or years to see Hype showering the news of his future wife.
Hype’s net worth is speculated to be around $14 million, and it is worthy concerning his appreciative works and creativity. He has worked with several renowned faces of Hollywood including Jay-z, 2Pac, Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, The Notorious B.I.G., and Coldplay.
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Hype Williams with the renowned singer Kanye West (Photo: capitalxtra.com)
In his 28 years of career, Williams is honored with several reputed titles such as MTV Music Video Award for the Best Group Video, MTV Video Vanguard Award, the NAACP Image Award in 1997, BET Award for the Best Director in 2006.
His creativity can be evident in his nostalgic movies Belly released in 1998 and his upcoming 2019 movie Fever: Thee Movie.
Harold Williams, aka Hype, was born to middle-class parents in July 1970 at Queens, New York. Hype attended Andrew Jackson High School of Art and Music and graduated in 1987. After Jackson, he enrolled in Adelphi University and studied film and Classic concepts productions.
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Growing up, he became a hyperactive natured kid because of which his nickname was set Hype. Sadly, information regarding his family couldn't be fetched. Therefore his family background and the information about his brother or close ones remains a mystery.