As the new wave of hip-hop artists gets younger, so do the videographers who help push the culture forward with fresh ideas.
Today's three videographers have significantly surpassed their counterparts in the field, becoming the most sought-after cameramen in the industry. Best of all, they are all from Florida, which has helped to shine a spotlight on other directors in the Sunshine State.
Get familiar with some of the best men behind the lens.
If you've seen any YNW Melly, King Von, or Hotboii visuals in recent years, Drew Filmed It is likely the man behind the lens. The young cameraman has infiltrated the rap game and gained the respect of major record labels on the prowl for the best visuals for their acts. His impeccable visuals earned him a position as the in-house director for 100k Management.
Omar The Director is widely known for his crisp imagery. This elite videographer has worked with some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including Mulatto, Plies, and Lil Baby. He brings a unique style of filming and editing that moves away from classic visuals. XXL and Fader have recognized his work. He is currently the go-to director for Gucci Mane's 1017 Label.
Kyle may not have the same social media clout as Omar and Drew, but his talent is just as evident. So much so that he attracted the likes of B.O.B. and Big KRIT. Kyle is a part of the Motion Minds syndicate specializing in visuals with extensive storylines, including movies. He may not have a ton of celebrity clientele, but artists looking for Hollywood-level videos will fulfill their vision with Kyle.
Working with either of these video directors will guarantee the best visuals and increase your chances of being noticed in the industry. It may cost you a pretty penny, but they are definitely worth the investment if you have the means to do so.
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