GY Exclusive: My Dream is to Win Next Rated Award at Headies Award — Keanzo
Over the past few years, Nigeria music industry have welcome talents from different part of the country, while some are doing great for themselves in their various state across the country.
Joining me on this weekly interview is a household name musician in the ancient city of Ibadan, Keanzo.
The ” Ijo Bata ” crooner Keanzo, hit track ” Arambado Owo ” with another budding singer Fabulous Pizzy, is still enjoying massive airplay and also topping chart in various radio station.
In this exclusive chart I had with him, fast rising star Keanzo, open up on challenges he faced along the road, his plans and his dream for his musical career.
Can We Meet
My name is Kingsley Adeyemi, with stage name Keanzo, a.k.a Oluomo Balogun, Comardo,Omo Iya Aladura, Ijo Bata crooner.
A Mass Communication graduate from Leed City University.
How and When Did you Start Doing Music?
I started doing music professional 4 years ago, but music as been part of my life since my early stage.
Did You Also Start Doing Music in Church
Yes, am among musician that started music in church. I love play all kind of instrument in church.
Challenges Faced Along the Road
Money is the major challenges I faced along the road. The talent is there, but no money for studio/recording session, no money to get good producer for my career at early stage and lastly no money to promote my material online and offline .
Their was a time i get bulled on stage by fans that show love for you and i later thought of quitting music.
Your Challenges as An Ibadan Based Artists
The right things is not happening.
Ibadan we are good and bless, but are we not helping each others, while caucus and beefing limited our success beyond this city.
In short word ” beefing is major thing I encounter been Ibadan based musician”.
Here in IB, we have rich people who have the money, but they will rather discourage you from your dream.
Have Ever Thought of Quitting Music
Yes, about 3 weeks ago.
I woke up around 1.am and I started crying because after the love and massive airplay nothing to show for it and nobody is there to help, but my manager did not allow me.
How Did You Relate with Lagosian Artists
The lagosian show one love to each-other because they did not form casual, while the likes of Patoranking, Lace, Phenom, Sean Tizzle, Lil Kesh, Joel-E are my very good friend.
Are There Any Instances in Your Career That You Reminisce About and Smile?
There are many situation like that but i won’t mention any one.
In Industry Today, Which Artists Did You Respect Most
I respect everybody in industry because i gain a lot from them.
Your Relationship Status
Am single, but music is my wife.
How Did You Relate with Your Female
I relate with them Platonically, they love me i love them.
Your Plans and Project for 2015
To drop my video ” Ijo Bata” and to release my songs with Patoranking, Lace, Sean Tizzle, Lil Kesh, Joel-E, while my dream is win ” Next Rated ” for Headies Award 2016.
Which Artists Did You Plan to Work with In Industry Now
Precisely I will love to work with D’banj and my music ancestor 2face Idibia.
When is Your Next Project Coming Out
By the ending of February, i will be dropping the video for ” Ijo Bata”.
Your Opinion on Celebrity Endorsing Politicians
Is Not good for the Industry and also Nigeria as a nation.
Are You Currently Signed to Any Label or Management Deal
Am not currently signed to any label for now, but been signed to Cockie Entertainment.
It My Pleasure Having Chat with You
The pleasure is mine.