Okay, so many viewers of music video across Nigeria get satisfied by some of the videos shot my their various favorite musician in the country, Hence, they give kudos to the artiste, failing to give the right credit to the video director.
Almost every day, these people give us different taste of new music videos and some of us fail to realize the greatness and uniqueness of these videos are directly from the directors respectively.
While some directors are already popular in their duty, most of us do not really pay attention to these people when they watch videos, maybe because there are so many clean and good video directors in the country, but we bring to you the top 5 music video directors that are uniquely stand out amidst their peers in the game.
They are below in no particular order;
Sesan, as he is fondly called is one of the best directors we have in Nigeria today.
The reason is crystal clear, the multi award winning producer has worked for some big names like Microsoft, Intel, Samsung and many more which earned him enough credibility and trust among our artistes.
His style of directing is so unique that more artistes are queuing to have their videos directed by him. He is experienced in so many aspect which includes visual effects and perfect usage of people in any video he directs.
Aside being one of the biggest names in the game, He is also among, if not the richest music video directors we have been blessed with in this nation.
2. ADASA COOKEY
This is another monster video director that leaves all music video viewers nothing more to imagine. Adasa Cookey is unarguably the one of the most sought after video directors in this country. . His breakthrough video for the song Boy’s Like To Party brought him international attention.
He has since done a host of videos for some of the biggest artistes in Africa, including DJ exclusive, D’Prince, Samklef, Ketchup, Splash and many others.
He once said in an interview that he didn’t go to any school of film making, all what he is today is proudly taught by himself, thus he calls himself “self trrained” director.
3. CLARENCE PETERS
The son of a legendary Afro juju icon, Shina Peters, is a beast in the game, he owns Capital dream, his contribution to music industry in Nigeria can never be over- written.
He is the owner of the popular record label in Nigeria, Capital Hill Records in which top singers like Chidinma, Illbliss, Suspect are signed.
The Clarion Chukwura’s son was ranked 2nd on Channel O’s Top 10 Most Visionary Music Video Directors list. I once watched a top 20 countdown music show that had 16 videos directed by Clarence. Wow, that’s excellence.
Call him the Jagaban of the music industry. Stay glued to your favorite music stations and you see videos directed by him come up almost every time.
4. Unlimited LA
Olalekan Buari is another big name in the game with perfect definition of excellence, he was working for popular DJ Tee before he gained freedom to move further in the business, one of his greatest work is Sho Le by Sean Tizzle which was widely accepted by millions of people.
The video since made people got aware there is really a man that is very unlimited to blessing videos with touches of professionalism.
5. STANZ VISUALZ
This man is not so to pronounced because he believes in gentility, his works speak for himinstead.
He is the brain behind ‘Lo Le ‘ video by Skales and so many nice videos of good concept.
He is also a creative director and has worked for some artiste like J.Martins and a host of them.
The video was a big success but the best is even yet to come.
Written By AkhamPapa