Video Review: Keith Sweat & Athena Cage “Nobody”

Keith Sweat drives his car in New York City, New York Wearing a white suit, he nods his head as he stands by his car.

A young woman, in a trench coat, walks on the sidewalk in the afternoon.

A young man (Mekhi Phifer) turns around and rubs his hands together. He smiles as he watches Cage walk into the family room. They sit on the couch together. She pulls him by the t-shirt and he cuddles by her.

She runs her hand over her face while they sit in a booth at the restaurant. She runs her hand over his chest as they sit on the couch.

At the restaurant, Sweat sits beside the young man in the booth. The young man stands up and Cage’s friends cheer. Cage laughs. Sweat gestures for them to come over.

Men in suits walk past the young woman on the sidewalk. Sweat puts his arm around her as they sit at the booth. Cage sits by herself at the restaurant.

Sweat, in his white suit, sits in his car and nods his head. He sits by himself in the booth. Sweat touches his hat while in his car.

Rating: 2/5

Athena Cage hold hands with her boyfriend. Her boyfriend kisses her ear and says he loves her. They kiss on the couch. He puts his hand in hers and says he didn’t believe in love when he met her. However, he says he knew on the first date that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. He opens the box and asks her to marry him. She puts her around him and tells him yes.

Keith Sweat congratulates him and says he and his girlfriend are moving in together. The young man asks if they having a party. Sweat says she wants to invite a few couples for a formal dinner party. He’s been helping her with the menu. However, they have decided to have it catered.

Sweat points to the table across from them and says, “your girl wasn’t going to give you the time of day.” The young man says she knew of his reputation. She figured they would only go out a few times, if that. One of her friends had even gone out with him and said not to expect much. However, he wanted something more with her. Sweat pats him on the shoulder and says he did good.

The young man tells Sweat that he’s next to get married. Sweat says his girlfriend isn’t ready yet. Although he would like a family, he doesn’t want to rush her. The young man says they are a great couple. Sweat says she doesn’t take any of his crap. It’s what he needs. However, he still thinks he’s going to screw it up one day. The young man tells him he’s treating his girlfriend well and taking care of her. He believes she knows and appreciates it. Sweat says he hopes so. He can’t go back to being single again after being with her.

Director: Paul Hunter Year: 1996

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Pam Avoledo spends her time binge-watching classic teen dramas and stands firm in her pro-Leyton stance. She also received her journalism degree in 2006 from Oakland University. Her work has been published in the White Wall Review, Sledgehammer Lit ,Greatest City Collective & 45 Magazine . Fevers of the Mind, and forthcoming in Daily Drunk Mag\'s Kirstofia anthology.

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