Brad Dervishaj, known by his online pseudonym Nilladriz, is an American Music Video Director and Photographer.
Nilladriz pictured in 2017
Staten Island, New York
|Residence||Edison, New Jersey|
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Nilladriz was born in Staten Island, New York before moving to Edison, New Jersey at the age of five. Before cinematography and photography, he played basketball for Mater Dei Prep Highschool before transferring to St. Joseph's Highschool in Metuchen, New Jersey. His time playing basketball came to an end due to a fractured spine injury at the start of his junior season. Prior to photography, Nilla worked at Little Caesar's to raise money to purchase his first camera.
Career[edit | edit source]
Nilla first found success by taking pictures and creating digital content for local Influencers and athletes. Through the use of the social networking service Instagram, Nilla came into contact with New Jersey based rapper Reggie Mills, where he would transition to Hip-Hop/Rap photography and video production. Nilla currently is most known for his work with Famous Dex, Smokepurpp, Reggie Mills, Squidnice, Jack Bruno, Blackway, and TraeDakidd. In an Interview with Rap Bully, he states that although he resides in Central Jersey, his work primarily takes place in New York City.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Brad Dervishaj's Men's Basketball Recruiting Profile". www.ncsasports.org. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
- Gomes, Jay (1 September 2016). "NJHoops.com - Top High Schoolers at KAT Camp". njhoops.rivals.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
- DiBlasio, Michael. "Nilladriz talks about working with Squidnice, the power of social media, and more!". REBLE NEW YORK. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
- Kennedy, Smith (12 September 2018). "Meet Nilladriz – an upcoming film director hailing from New Jersey". Cut x Sewn Media. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
- "Interview With Celebrity Photographer Nilla Driz on Shooting Smokepurpp, Famous Dex, Reggie Mills & More | Rap Bully #1 Source for Hip/Hop, Rap & Celebrity News - Rap News". Rap Bully #1 Source for Hip/Hop, Rap & Celebrity News - Rap News. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
- "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
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