Justin Bieber and Quavo give back to a women’s shelther in new video for ‘Intentions’

The latest video from Bieber is a tear-jerker.
February 7, 2020 1:51 p.m. EST
February 9, 2020 11:02 p.m. EST
Justin Bieber’s latest music video has the singer combining his love of charity and a great bop. Teaming up with Migo’s rapper Quavo, Bieber uses his platform and his new music video “Intentions” to shine a light on three women who are dedicating their lives to serving others.The new video shows Bieber and Quavo working with Los Angeles organization Alexandria House, which provides transitional housing to women and children who are in the process of moving out of emergency shelter and into permanent housing. Three of Alexandria House’s residents are highlighted in the emotional music video, which is reminiscent of Drake’s “God’s Plan.”[video_embed id='1894253']RELATED: Director Michael D. Ratner gives us the inside scoop on Justin Bieber's docuseries[/video_embed]Bahari was born in Saudi Arabia and hopes to be the first person in her family to finish college. In the video for “Intentions,” Bieber gifts the student with a new car to cut down on the three hours Bahari was spending taking the bus to and from class each day. Next is Marcy, who was raised in the foster care system and has gone back to school while raising her own children. After escaping an abusive relationship, she now hopes to help others in the foster care system and is shown receiving a backpack full of supplies for her and her friends from Bieber. Then there’s Angela, who has experienced homelessness and takes inspiration from LA’s Skid Row to create her spoken word poetry. The artist scores some studio time from Bieber and Quavo and performe her poetry in the middle of the video.Bieber and Quavo spend the video celebrating with the residents of Alexandria House and hearing their stories. Working with director Michael D. Ratner, who also directed Bieber’s new YouTube docu-series Seasons, “Intentions” ends with the announcement that Bieber and Quavo are donating $200,000 to the women featured in the video and Alexandria House.
Though the video has a deeper message, Bieber and Quavo keep things light and full of love in the lyrics for “Intentions.” Bieber references his home team with a shoutout to the Toronto Raptors in the new single, singing “You're my rock, my Colorado / Got that ring, just like Toronto / Love you now, a little more tomorrow.” The singer was recently spotted playing basketball with Quavo and fellow Raptors fan Drake, with the three musicians taking a time out in New York. “Intentions” is the third single from Bieber’s upcoming fifth studio album Changes, which is set to be released on February 14. Bieber released the tracklisting for the album earlier this week, which includes 17 songs and features Kehlani, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Lil Dicky, Clever, and Quavo. Bieber has also announced a North American tour in support of the album, which includes four Canadian dates in Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto.Bieber is set to make his return to Saturday Night Live this weekend as the music guest. RuPaul will host for the first time.[video_embed id='1893689']RELATED: Justin Bieber admits he felt like he was 'dying' from drug abuse[/video_embed]

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