Omah Lay’s “Reason” official music video opens with the Nigerian singer seated on a couch disheartened by his love interest’s departure. As the song begins to play, the visuals transport us to the beginning of their relationship with sweet moments of him serenading her until the cracks in their love start to show. Shot entirely in monochrome, the video’s aesthetic complements the song’s slowed-down tempo. Omah Lay’s vocal performance is emotive and gripping, and coupled with the visuals; it’s impossible not to feel the storyline’s highs and lows. By the end of the video, we see Omah Lay go from begging to being at peace with the idea that their love has come to an end. It’s impressive how the video captures the lyrics’ meaning while telling a story that’s relatable and heartwarming.

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