Moe Musa Biography: Inside The Life Of British-Nigerian Cinematographer

Mohammed Musa is a British-Nigerian AfroBeats music video director, film director, cinematographer, television commercial director, A&R man, and media executive. He has collaborated on video productions for several musicians in Nigeria and abroad. He has also received numerous awards and nominations.

Early Life and Education

Moe Musa was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and immigrated to the United Kingdom when he was three years old. He went to Carshalton Boys High School, then Carshalton College, and finally the University of West London. He graduated from the latter in 2009 with a BSc in Media Technology.


Moe Musa began as a freelance filmmaker before making his directorial debut in 2009. He later founded his own video production and media company, Mr Moe Musa Productions, where he produced, directed, and edited his groundbreaking music video, Antenna, with Wyclef Jean for Fuse ODG in 2012. Following the release of the video, Musa directed a follow-up titled “Down on One” for Sarkodie and Fuse ODG. Musa produced Wizkid’s “Azonto” music video in 2013, for which he was nominated for Best Music Video Director at The Headies.

Some of the songs included in Musa’s music videos which he has produced are Wizkid’s “On Top of Your Matter,” “Azonto,” Davido’s “Skelewu,” Tiwa Savage’s “Wanted,” and 2Face Idibia ft. Fally Ipupa. Songs like “Diaspora Woman,” “Bobo,” “Wavy Level,” “Turn Up,” “Melo Melo,” “Letter To Milli,” “Bum Bum” by Diamond Platnumz, “SSound” ft. Teni,” and “Waka Ft. Rick Ross” are some benchmarks of songs where he was involved in the production of the videos.

Personal Life

Moe Musa keeps his personal life away from his professional life. However, he is married to a white lady, and the marriage is blessed with a kid.


MoreIce Prince (featuring) Lola Rae
JayeL.A.X (featuring) Ice Prince
AntennaFuse ODG (featuring) Wyclef Jean
Ori Mi WuEmma Nyra
The MatterMaleek Berry (featuring) Wizkid
Everything I doEmma Nyra (featuring) Iyanya
So Many TinzMay D
Secret LoverEzi Emela (featuring) Skales
HolidayTekno (featuring) Davido
Love MineDr SID
Head SwellIyanya
AzontoFuse ODG
CaroStarboy (featuring) L.A.X, Wizkid
TalentedDr SID
Down On OneSarkodie (featuring) Fuse ODG
Turn UpOlamide
Girlie OPatoranking
GingerL.A.X (featuring) Wizkid
NdagushimaOmmy Dimpoz
WantedTiwa Savage
Girlie O RemixPatoranking (featuring) Tiwa Savage
Stinking Sh@tChopStix (featuring) Yung L, Endia, Ice Prince
DoumbaX Maleya
BossIce Prince
RomanticKorede Bello (featuring) Tiwa Savage
Coded Tinz2face Idibia (featuring) Phyno, Chief Obi
Super WomanWande Coal
WonderPapa Dennis (featuring) Korede Bello
Aye MiSkiibii
WaveIceberg Slim (featuring) Davido
Wetin Dey RemixRayce (featuring) Davido
Key to the City RemixTiwa Savage (featuring) Busy Signal
For SureBOJ (featuring) Simi
The IntroOlamide
Pepper DemOlamide (featuring) Davolee
Letter to MilliOlamide
Journey of a Thousand MilesOlamide
African GirlsEl Magnifico
WorkAdekunle Gold
Only YouAdekunle Gold (featuring) Moelogo
Wavy LevelOlamide
Weekend Vibes RemixSeyi Shay (featuring) Sarkodie
Whyne AmWasiu Alabi Pasuma
Gee BoysVector (featuring) CDQ
NanaMi Casa
HallelujahDiamond Platnumz (featuring) Morgan Heritage
Feeling GoodEl Magnifico (featuring) Olamide
RudiRich Mavoko (featuring) Patoranking
One CediEllyman (featuring) Sarkodie
Fire FireRudeBoy
WakaDiamond Platnumz (featuring) Rick Ross
Nkenji KekeRudeboy
The HeatEddy Kenzo
KoshiSheliroy (featuring) Small Doctor
DM ChickHarmonize (featuring) Sarkodie
SoftCDQ (featuring) Mr Eazi
Feel GoodIce Prince (featuring) Phyno, Falz
EntertainerCDQ (featuring) Davido
CanonAwilo Longomba
LowLarry Gaaga (featuring) Wizkid
In A FixIce Prince (featuring) Mr Eazi
In My HeadLarry Gaaga (featuring) Patoranking
Sun MomiKorede Bello
Popping BottlesKwarteng (featuring) Kuami Eugene
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Featured Film

YearTitleDirectorExecutive Producer
2012Ayo and SparkyYesNo

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyAward descriptionResult
2013The HeadiesBest Music Video DirectorNominated
2013City People Entertainment AwardsBest Music Video Director of the YearWon
2014Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Music Video of the Year (Artist & Director)Nominated
2014Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)Best Director of the YearNominated
2015City People Entertainment AwardsBest Music Video Director of the YearNominated

Net Worth

His net worth is currently unavailable.

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