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Music is Life for me- TidokenZy

Musician Kehinde Folarin ‘TidokenZy’ is a graduate of Accounting from Houdegbe North America University,Benin Republic. Sometimes ago,he did a collabo with Kelly Handsome……….. This talented young man has so much to offer in future with his music. He is already on his way and has many things in store for music fans.

Here is our interview with TidokenZy:

TidokenZy

TidokenZy

Where are you from and where did you grow up?

Am TidokenZy from Ogun state, Nigeria, I grew up in Lagos.

What were your parents reaction when you told them you wanted to be a Musician?

They never stopped me from doing music ever since i  graduated from school after studying Accounting.

Who or what inspired you to become an artist?

I just love Music.

How would you describe your music?

I do good music, wanna reach out to everyone and I do rap, afro-hippop & also Rnb.

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How do you come up with the ideas for your songs?

Inspirations come most times when  i hear some nice beat; a chorus could just come to my head.

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Tuface

What artists do you look up to nowadays?

Artistes like 2face.

How would you describe your music?

To me, Music is life

A lot of musicians have a message they want to convey………what is your own message?

….would just encourage everyone to do what they love best because they are very close to success…Don’t give up

Who would you want to do a duet with?

Would love to do a duet with jayZ

How often and for how long do you practice?

I practice everyday

What distracts you while you’re on stage?

Nothing really distracts me.

How do you handle mistakes during a performance?

I just flow along like nothing happened.

If you had to listen to one artist for the rest of your life, who would it be?

Wow!!!, that should be Westlife…

Who would you like to be as famous as and why?

Would love to be famous and for my songs to be heard and accepted

Have you ever been so moved by a song that you cried? If so what was it?

Not really

What do you do to relax? Do you have any hobbies?

I play the guitar most times.

What do we expect from you in 2013?

Expect much from Tido this year 2013 and much collabos with popular Artiste..

How can people contact you or follow your progress?

Twitter:@Tidokenzy

Facebook:www.facebook.com/Tidokenzy

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My father especially loves my songs and encouraged me to record in the studio-davis KING

Davis King had always wanted to be a musician but he found himself going on to read medicine but he spent his days as a medical student recording in the studio.

Here is our interview with up and coming musician, davis King:

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What are your songs about?

My songs are gospel. I have a specific mandate to teach people through my music as inspired by God.

How did you get started?

I grew up listening to my father’s playlist, which contained Jackson Five, Smokey Robinson, Isaac Hayes, Bob Marley and a whole lot more. I’ve always wanted to be a musician but found myself going on to read medicine. I graduated as a medical doctor in 2007. I however spent my days as a medical student recording in the studio and appearing at shows, travelling round the country.

 What was your first song about?

I sincerely can’t remember. It is lost somewhere but the second one was titled ‘choices’. God gives us the ability to make choices as humans but in the end, its best to stick with his perfect plan.

 What were you doing before you got into the music industry?

I am a medical doctor.

 What did your family do to encourage you?

My father especially loves my songs and encouraged me to record in the studio. He would play my songs for visitors to listen.

Who else in your family sings?

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Nobody

How many songs have you released so far?

3 songs

 How long have you been performing?

I’ve been performing since about 9 yrs of age in church.

 What do you think about when you’re performing?

I forget everything in the world and it is only my song that stays on my mind.

 Is there an artist that you would like to collaborate with?

I just searched within myself and funnily, yes, the artist is R Kelly….I wonder why

R.Kelly

R.Kelly

 

Have you ever entered into any contest to enhance your career?

No.

What do you think your biggest break has been so far in your musical career?

Meeting my producer is what I call my biggest break. Every artist needs that right producer that expresses his song perfectly, mine is Godson.

If you had the opportunity to change something about the music industry what would it be?

The public address system (the speakers, the feedbacks, microphones, the mixers). We need to get it right, without that, our audience can’t be satisfied.

Tell us about your most embarrassing moment?

My most embarrassing moment as a singer was the day i sang in a campus fellowship way back and I couldn’t harmonize my vocals with the instruments because I didn’t rehearse well before going on stage…. I felt terrible that day but interestingly, as I condemned my performance, people passed compliments instead. They obviously didn’t notice. Well, lesson learnt, never will it happen again!

 If you weren’t singing, what would you be doing?

I would probably remain a medical doctor.

 What kind of music do you listen to?

All sorts from all genres and across all generations. My appetite for music is extremely large.

 Do you play any instruments?

I do. I play the piano but not professionally.

 What else can we expect from you in the future?

A love song for this valentine, written for my wife.

 DAVIS KING-GBEMILEKE [VIDEO]

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4sU_0UFx_4

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I have a voice for my generation -Henrisoul

HenriSoul

HenriSoul

Henrisoul (real name Henri Orji),is a fast rising Nigerian singer. He had an album listening concert “The Reply” last year. The funTAQA crew caught up with the award winning act (NMA – Best Gospel Revelation 2012)

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When did you fall in love with music?

I fell in love with music at age 9 cos I was already in the children’s choir

Did you come from a music family?

Yes ohh, my mum and dad use to sing in the choir back then, my mum even gave birth to me immediately after a choir ministration

What kind of music do you do?

I do Afro soul, highlife, RnB, reggae and a little bit of rock

How did you get started?

I started professionally at age 16, after a collabo with a friend “dipzy” Song titled “E go do am”. The producer liked my voice and told me to come for my own recording and that was it.idol

What was your first song about?

My first song was all about giving hope to those who are at the verge of giving up, making them to understand that no matter how difficult the situation may be God has a better plan.

How long have you been in the music industry?

I have been here for like 6yrs now

How many songs have you released so far?

I have officially released three songs, gbagoroagbago, many reasons and Your Love

Do you write your songs?

Yes I write all my songs but would not mind if someone offers to write a song for me.

Do you have a favorite place or time to write?

No oh I write in awkward places like in the car, kitchen or probably in the toilet. Lol

What sets you apart from other artists?

Ehhhh I just know that I have a unique stage presence and a voice for my generation.

Is there an artist that you would like to collaborate with?

I will like to feature Kirk Franklyn, Tye Tribett, Frank Edwards to mention but a few.

Tye Tribett

Tye Tribett

Your most memorable experience?

My most memorable experience was the day I fell from a mango tree.

Is there a song that you never get tired of playing?

Hmmmmm not really

What trends in the music industry annoy you?

I don’t pay attention to things that will annoy me cos I hate being annoyed I just celebrate everybody according to their works and mind my business.

Do you believe that a good piece of music can influence someone’s life in a positive way?

Definitely…

What would you do if you couldn’t be a musician?

Emmmmm I would rather go back to heaven where I came from.      

Do you have any advice for any other young people in the industry?

Yes ohh keep up the good work, plus hard work pays so be hard working because nothing good comes easy.

So, what’s next for you? Do you have any plans for 2013?

Hmmmmm my album release thats what’s up.

Having enjoyed continuous airplay on many radio stations across Nigeria the new music sensation “Henri Soul” finally released the highly anticipated video to one of his most received songs from his upcoming album – “Your Love”. Directed by Nodash.

He is here to stay definitely.

HENRISOUL-YOUR LOVE [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TvJ8mJMSG-w&noredirect=1

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