Music video makers present a picture of the art of music. They portray both the artistry and brand of the creator through these visuals, which further helps market these artists, while also giving their fans a certain level of additional context.
Creating music isn’t just about making records, but with a touch of professional cinematography, including graphic designs and photography, make music feel resonant. TG Omori is one of the hottest Nigerian music video makers out there making innovative videos. This list will walk you through 10 of his best.
Asake – “Peace Be With You” (2022)
For the newly released scintillating visual experience of Asake’s “PBUY”, it has continued to rack up huge numbers on YouTube since its release. Asake rides a helicopter, taking the lead from his followers who match his energy. The video is captivating to say the least.
ID Cabasa ft. Olamide & Wizkid – “Totori” (2018)
ID Cabasa’s “Totori” assisted by Olamide & Wizkid created some exciting moments within the culture. The song was good and the vibrant visual took it to the next level. Fittingly marking Olamide & Wizkid’s second appearance in a visual since their 2011 hit ‘Omo to shan’.
Naira Marley – “Soapy” (2018)
In 2018, Naira Marley was touted as one of the most controversial Nigerian entertainers. “Soapy,” cleverly references masturbation, accompanied by a lewd dance that galvanized his “Marlians” following. The video also brought more life to the movement, and TG Omori’s contribution solidified a pop culture moment, taking it from headphones to screens across the country.
Kizz Daniel ft. Tekno – “Buga” (2022)
Arguably the carnival-like cinematic visuals of Kizz Daniel’s “Buga” is one of TG Omori’s most epic music videos of 2022. Besides the track being one of the hottest tracks in Nigeria in 2022, the viewing experience is one of a kind, and captures the global appeal the song strives to harness,
Joeboy – “Call” (2020)
In 2020, TG Omori also lent his creative direction on Joeboy’s “Call,” where he played the hero for his lover. The visual direction amplified the message the disc conveyed. It helped listeners engage with the Joeboy brand, as well as savor what he might have in store next.
DJ Neptune ft. Joeboy & Mr Eazi – “Nobody” (2020)
As for DJ Neptune’s “Nobody”, the song won an award at the 14th Headies in the song of the year 2020 category. Filled with charm, it is inspired by the African-American pop icon, the outfit of Micheal Jackson, as well as displaying his popular dance moves.
Timaya ft. BNXN – “Cold Outside” (2021)
Timaya’s “Cold Outside” visual was simple and the visual exuded so much shine and balance. Every time you put it on, you’re sure to always find something new to remember.
Reekado Banks ft. Fireboy DML – “Ozumba Mbadiwe” (2021)
As for Reekado Bank’s ‘Ozumba Mbadiwe’ which is an ode to a popular highway in Lagos, the record highlights the lyrics one can find a relationship with Burna Boy even though it was freshly spotlighted Reeky and him giving the impression that he never left for a while. The music alongside the visual direction was a perfect way to be back in our ears and on screen.
Naira Marley – “Follow AI Yahoo Boy” (2018)
Naira Marley, one of Nigeria’s most controversial artists, made a bold artistic statement with this track. Released immediately after leaving EFCC custody, he was filmed in his shirtless outfit, expressive around half-naked women twirling and vibrating to mesmerizing sound. the visual revolved around Naira Marley’s vocal amplification who had her partner Zlatan Ibile, assisting the record.
Mayorkun ft. Victony – “Holy Father” (2022)
Mayorkun’s “Holy Father” video, released earlier this year, is adventurous and features robotic figures to express the deep feelings and emotions that each listener is drawn to the record.
Check ft. Fireboy DML – “History” (2021)
“History” by Check, assisted by Fireboy DML, and shot by TG Omori in a high school setting, with Check in basketball attire alongside Fireboy with a white towel around his neck, carries the intimacy and friendship that these two share. one for the other. The visual captures moments when Fireboy gets bullied in high school, and another group’s death solidifies their bond.