Kemi Adetiba is a Nigerian music video director, filmmaker, and television director whose works have appeared on Channel O, MTV Base, Soundcity TV, BET and Netflix.
She was born on 8 January 1980, In Lagos, Nigeria. She got her first taste of the media industry as a little girl accompanying her father, Dele Adetiba, to radio and television stations. Although a lawyer, she began professionally as a radio presenter with Rhythm 93.7 FM, where she captained two nationally syndicated hit shows: Soul’d Out and Sunday at the Seaside. Having spent time on radio, she soon switched to being a face on television, producing and presenting several shows on Mnet, some of which are ; Studio 53, Temptation Nigeria, presenting alongside Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa.
She was also a presenter on Soundcity TV and hosted Maltina Dance All for three consecutive seasons. She directed Waje’s “Onye” which features Tiwa Savage, Olamide’s “Anifowose”, “Sitting on the Throne” and Bez’s R&B single “Say”.
Best Female Video for the song “Ekundayo” by TY Bello at the Soundcity TV Music Video Awards, Best Female Video for the song “Today na Today” by Omawumi at the 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. She was also nominated for Best Music Video Director of the Year at The Headies 2014. She won the City People Entertainment Award for Best Music Video Director Of The Year in 2015, and in 2017, a HNWOTY Award for Woman of the Year in Film and Television.
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