Music Artiste, Victor Adedeji takes us through his music journey, inspiration, challenges and his aspiration in his chosen field in this exclusive chat with Emiralty. Read all below
My name is Cjoyca Victor Adedeji,Aka (Cjsun )I hail from Ekiti State, Ado- Ekiti to be precise,Am an ND holder in Bussiness Administration,which I obtained from the federal polytechnic of Ado-Ekiti,Ekiti State. I am from a family of five, the fourth in position..
WHY CHOOSE MUSIC AMONG OTHER ARTS?
I did not choose music, music chose me,because it has always been a part of me right from my childhood,due to my dressing and the way i entertained people,I like talking about things around me,and the only way I can express myself is through music. Moreover, it is a universal language.
ARE YOU SIGNED INTO ANY RECORD LABEL FOR NOW?
No, I am 100% free.
WITH YOUR STYLE OF MUSIC, WHAT IS THE UNIQUE TOUCH YOU POSSESS,THAT HAS TENDENCY OF CHANGING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA?
Originality,though we all copy from one another,but you just have to be unique so you don’t come with a boom and then fade out within a twinkle of an eye, I am a rapper as well as a singer. My style of rap doesn’t sound like any other rapper, I am a lyricist that has each of his line telling a story.
WHEN YOU MADE UP YOUR MIND TO BECOME A MUSIC ARTISTE, HOW DID YOUR IMMEDIATE FAMILY TAKE IT?
At first they disagreed,but as time ticks on they gave me their full support,most especially my mum and my sister, Linda Adedeji, they have always been my back bone.
HAVE YOU RECORDED ANY SONG YET OFFICIALLY? IF YES, HOW IS THE ON AIR PROMOTIONS LIKE?
Yeah,I have about seven singles on air,thank God foeverything they are doing pretty well.
WHAT IS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION?
WHAT’S YOUR DEFINITION OF MUSIC,IN THREE WORDS?
AS AN UPCOMING ARTISTE, WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE WITH US ANY EMBARRASSING MOMENT SO FAR?
As an upcoming artiste, I have been through a lot,but there was a particular day I went for a show at planet one,unfortunately they’ve started the show before I got there,so I was bounced out while I was trying to make my way in,the bouncer said my name was not on the list of the performing artistes, I waited for so long to see the MC that invited me but all to no avail.It was a big slap on my face.
WHICH ARTISTES DO YOU WISH TO HAVE COLLABORATIONS WITH ANYTIME SOON?
Phyno,P-square and 2face idibia.
WHICH MUSIC PRODUCERS DO YOU LOOK UP TO HERE AND GLOBALLY?
Dr Sre,Swiss Beat,Don jazzy and master craft.
LOOKING AT THE HIGH FIGURE OF UPCOMING ARTISTE, HOW CONFIDENT ARE YOU THAT YOU ARE A GAME CHANGER?
I am highly confident because my sound is quite different from other sounds ,my style is very effective and unique,I dont sound like anybody
WHAT ARE YOUR LONG TERM ASPIRATIONS IN THIS CHOSEN CAREER.
Being fulfilled and very successful.
ANY PARTING WORDS?
When the journey gets tougher,be stronger and always remember nothing good comes easily,don’t give up,be focus and keep your head up, life is beautiful.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME SIR.
You are always welcome.
Interview by: Idris Bello
Edited/Compiled by: Ayo Adams