Directors are also rated in the Nigeria music industry. Music video directors oversee the production of music videos from initial conception to final editing.
Have you ever wondered who is behind your favorite Nigeria music videos?. So we decided to make a list containing top & best Nigeria music Videos directors we have in 2021.
Here is the list of top ten Nigeria music video directors.
1. Clarence Peters
Clarence Abiodun Peters has made our number one list of top Music video directors, Clarence Peters aka Clarence shoots it! Is Arguably the biggest and greatest music video director in the history of Nigeria music industry.
He’s a talented Nigeria music video director, filmmaker, and cinematographer, who was born on December 20th 1983 in Ibadan Nigeria. Clarence Peters studied Cinematography at City Varsity, a film school in Cape Town, South Africa. He’s the founder and CEO of Capital Dream Pictures, a production company and the CEO of Capital Hill Records a music record label which use to have the likes of chidinma, suspect, Illbliss and more!. he has directed more than 60 videos under his name and worked with A lot of Artist so far.. Clarence Peters aka Clarence shoots it! Is the son of Vertran Nigerian Juju musician Sir Shina Peters and legendary Nigeria Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwura.
2. TG Omori
Thank God Omori Jesam popular known as TG Omori or Boy Director is a young, talented Nigeria music video director who was born on June 8 1995 in Lagos State Nigeria. He started directing at the age of 15 years in his church but he started professionally after graduating from Pencil film institute. TG Omori hails from Cross River State. Has directed music videos for recording artists across various genres of new generation since 2018 till present includes Olamide, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tekno, Kiss Daniel, Fireboy DML, Falz, Timaya, Naira Marley and many more!!
3. Meji Alabi
Multi talented London born Nigeria Filmmaker, video director, photographer, cinematography and Producer Meji Alabi was born on 13 December 1988. He has been In the game of music video directing since 2014 till present and he’s still rocking it!. He’s the co-founder of JM Films with Jimi Adesanya. JM Films is a media and production services company specialized in creative visuals, music videos, commercials, movies and television and is based in Lagos. He has worked with so many big names in the industry, both home and abroad with the as a director with the likes of Beyonce, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Popcaan, Goldlink, Nasty C and many more!.
4. Unlimited L.A
The list can’t complete without mentioning the name of Buari Olalekan Oluwasegun who’s better and professionally known as Unlimited L.A he’s a multi talented cinematography, video editor, music video director and colorist born on April 2nd 1987 in Lagos State Nigeria. He has been active since 2011 and still making waves till data. In 2015 unlimited LA won the Best Director at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and won the Best Music Video at The Heads 2015. He has worked with several musical genres and artist in the industry includes the likes of Timaya, Phyno, Olamide, 2baba and many more!!
Multi talented Award winning Nigerian-born British artist, video director, cinematography and former NCAA athlete. Born Oladapo Fagbenle better known by Daps was born February 12 1986 in Lagos State, Nigeria but originated from London, England. Daps started his career as a music video director in New York, London, but before than he played collegiate basketball at Campbell University and Bellarmine University. Daps is also the brother of British actor, O. T. Fagbenle, video producer, Luti Fagbenle, and basketball player Temi Fagbenle. Daps have directed so many music videos for recording artist such as Migos, Stormzy, Iggy Azalea, Kendrick Lamar, Willie xo, Wizkid, 2 Chainz , Davido and more!!
Another great Nigerian music video director, cinematographer, commercial director, and Filmmaker Matthew Abiodun Aina better known as Mattmax born 1984. He’s the CEO, owner and founder of Mattmax Productions. A media and film production company in Lagos State Nigeria. He’s a graduate of Computer Science at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. And after college he study visual effects on the internet. He has been a great music video director From 2005 till present, he has directed music videos for numerous artists across an array of genres including Timaya, Terry G, Olamide, Burna boy, J.martins, Dj Xclusive, Dj Spinall, Omawumi, Waje and many more!!
7. Mr Moe Musa
British and Nigeria talented music video director, cinematography, film director, television commercial and media executive. Mohammed Musibau Musa professionally known as Mr Moe Musa or Moe Musa born on the April 7 1984 in Lagos State Nigeria. He’s the CEO and founder of Mr Moe Musa productions and Zeek Inc productions. He started professionally in 2009 and still on it, he has Shoot and direct A lot of music videos and worked with numerous Of Artists both home and abroad with the likes of Diamond Platnumz, Teni, Rick Ross, Timaya, Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, 2baba, Tiwa Savage and many more!!.
Sesan Ogunro known as Sesan is a talented Nigeria music video director based in London. Born on the January 11 1983. He is the CEO and founder of Film Factory Nigeria, a production company in Lagos and Film factory south African, a production company in Johannesburg. he has worked with so many Artist in the industry, including the likes of Dbanj, Davido, Wizkid,
9. Director K
Director K or DK is a professional Nigeria music video director and Filmmaker born as Aremu Olaiwola Qudus on November 13 1993, he has been active since 2018 till present, he co-founded PriorGold Pictures media and production services company focused on music videos, creative visuals, and television. Have worked with artists of several musical genres including Wizkid, Skepta, Davido, Burna Boy and many others.
10. Adasa Cookey
Born Adasa Rawlinson Cookeygam born in Rivers State port Harcourt on October 21 1981 known as Adasa Cookey is a Nigeria born music video director, cinematography, video editor and Filmmaker. Adasa cookey left his customer care representative job in 2010 to switch his passion in video editing and directing. He has directed so many music videos of music Artists like Davido, Burna Boy, Simi, Adekunle Gold, D’Prince, and Don Jazzy.
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