Nathan R. Smith is a director, writer, and photographer that grew up in Washington, DC. After attending NYU Tisch, he formed creative relationships with up-and-coming artists such as Goldlink, Mick Jenkins, and DRAM. Since then, he’s directed videos for Liam Payne, 2 Chainz, T.I., Joey Bada$$, T-Pain, Erykah Badu, Lil Yachty, Desiigner, and a handful of others.
Nathan’s video for DRAM’s Broccoli ft. Lil Yachty was nominated for both Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Collaboration Video at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. His most recent video for Joey Bada$$’ Temptation also premiered at the 2017 Sundance Next Fest.