Smoking hot: The top 10 Nigerian music video directors 2016

Nigerian music industry is continually evolving, from the days when the likes of DJ Tee, Shina Adediji, DXF , Obaino, Uzodinma Okpechi, AK1 , Emeka Obefe, Afamdaman, Akin Alabi , Wudi Awa and Gini were  the most sought after video directors, now a crop of young and talented directors are bringing a new direction to the production of music videos. The quality of storytelling, graphics, set design, costume, styling, and cast is award winning. In fact video production is another untapped million making business yet ruled by few.


In the list below are the current Nigerian's top music video directors and samples of their video production. To hire any of them for your next video production, you must be ready to shell out some few millions .

1. Clarence Peters (Capital drams pictures) :
Clarence Peters


The number one music video director, I believe he has the higehst number of videos shot and directed.  Signature- "Clarence shot it" .
Credits- Davido's "Aye" , Kcee's "Pull Over" ,Tiwa Savage's "Eminado"

2. Unlimited L.A:

Unlimited L.A
Credits- Wande Coal’s ‘Ashimapeyin’, Lil Kesh’s ‘Efejoku’, and Olamide’s ‘Lagos Boys’,Sean Tizzle's "Sho Le".

3. Adasa Cookey (Square ball productions):
Adasa Cookey (Square ball productions)

Credits-Burna Boy’s “Like To Party”, D’Prince’s Goody Bag, DJ Xclusive’s No Time

4. Sesan Ogunro
 Sesan Ogunro

Credits- Davido's Skelewu,Runtown 's Lagos to Kampala

5. Matt Max:

Matt Max
Credits- Olamide's "Voice Of The Street" and D'Banj's "Don't Tell Me Nonsense"

6. Patrick Ellis

Credits- Wizkid's 'Holla At Your Boy'
7. Aje Filmworks:

Aje Filmworks
Credits-Kiss Daniel's ‘Laye’, and ‘Good time’.  Iyanya’s  ‘Applaudise’ , Falz’s ‘Karashika’,Brymo's "Ara".

8. Mex Ossai (Mex films) 
 Mex Ossai
Credits- D'Prince's 'Oga Titus’,M.I Abaga’s ‘Bullion Van’.

9. Moe Musa:
Moe Musa
Credits- Olamide's "Shakitibobo", 
10. Kemi Adetiba: The only female on the list
Kemi Adetiba
Credits- Banky W's "Lagos Party" , Wizkid's " Tease Me" , Olamide's " Anifowoshe" and "Sitting On The Throne" Ty Bello's  "Ekundayo" .

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