We wrap up Season 1 with singer-songwriter, Jessica Bongos. She talks to us about her debut album 'Broken to Peace', being comfortable in her artistry, the possibility of a collaboration with her father, and more.
On this episode we chat with budding 'Sound Boy' Efi Cruise. Efi = A+ potential, dope voice, and an amazing story. He chats with us about his genre of music/lack thereof, the music producer he wants to work with, how he balances his love for music with school, and more.
Tha Suspect, Nigerian music producer, audio engineer, and CEO, opens up about a ton including his trying childhood, audio engineering, the genesis of his hit record 'I No Send You', navigating the Nigerian music industry, and more. Songs played on the show: 1) Tha Suspect - 'I No Send You (Final) ft. All Stars' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbl2da7C6OM 2) Tha Suspect featuring Pasuma Wonder - 'Tuaile' (Fuji version) -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvVAXmrJkNQ 3)Teeto ft Suspect -...
Focusramon opens up on why he changed his production moniker, his journey into music production and audio engineering, how the roles of a producer and audio engineer overlap, the reason he enjoys working with Eva Alordiah, the uniqueness of Sir Dauda, the one special artist he'd like to produce and engineer for, and more. Music played on the show: 1) Eva Alordiah - War Coming -...
Our 11th episode is with Nigerian music critic and hip-hop head Olatunde Adeniran. He discusses how McHammer influenced his love for hiphop, how the 2011 NBA lockout led to the creation of SYBT, the controversy that often came with his music reviews, the challenges of artist management, the transition from SYBT to JLM, and more. Music in the show is provided by DJ Moe ft Maya Lawal - My Everything.
Our conversation with Efe Oraka covered artists interactions with their fans, what makes Abuja a great breeding ground for musicians, her life changing online moment with Jon Bellion, her love for the Yoruba language, how sound of music influenced her musical palette, why Asa and 2face are 'mummy and daddy' and more.
International singer-songwriter, Mayowa Sobamowo (Myoa) chats about her music and collaborative process, her experience at the Hollywood Musicians Institute, what led to her working relationship with Cobhams, attending the 2016 Grammys, her upcoming album/EP 'Beautiful Journey', and more.
Earlier in the year we got the opportunity to interview Pheelz at his studio. He talked about how his pastor convinced his parents to allow him pursue his passion for music, where he draws his inspiration from, how he met Olamide, his Mr Producer Academy initiative, his weakest beat, why ID Cabasa is his guardian angel, why Nigerian producers do not get their dues and what he's doing to address this through his business initiative LyriCash and much more.