Consistency is key in the industry –Jejeayor
Nigerian talented and fast-rising singer/songwriter and performing artist Jeje Oluwatobi Ayodeji popularly known as (Jejeayor) is a native of Ekiti state, Efon Ekiti to be precise, He was born and raised in Aguda, Surulere Lagos, he started his music career in September 2020 during COVID -19 pandemic lockdown, he is business management student at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) In an interview with Quadri Akanbi (Godsent), Jejeayor reviews the impact of the pandemic in his career and how he started.
What is the motive behind your stage name?
Jeje is my surname and Ayodeji is my other name. No motive, I intended to use the name Jeje but someone used the name Jeje already so I just thought of it one night and I liked it so I used it as a stage name
Who inspired you to music?
I would say Patoranking first, then Wizkid and Davido, I kinda (kind of) liked those patios kinda flow
When did you start music as a career?
I started music as a career in September 2020, then it all used to be freestyles, I got featured on a friend’s Ep titled “STREET CREDIBILITY
What genre of music do you do?
Since you’ve been in the industry, how many songs have you produced so far?
Seven songs, two of which were collaborations.
Of the lots which is your favourite and why?
It is very hard to choose a favourite, it depends on my mood really and I think my Favourite changes from time to time, But Surulere should be my best
What’s your day like as an artist?
Sometimes when I wake up, I connect the Bluetooth and play new instrumentals and I just freestyle and if it makes sense to me I keep ‘em, and sometimes I love it when it rains because I feel it is weather for two, I and my music
Which instrument is your favourite to play and why?
I do not play any but I love the piano because it is the mother of all instruments
What serious trouble have you ever got into?
I don’t think I have gotten into any kind of trouble
What is your memorable experience as an artist?
I sang my song at a particular party and they all screamed
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
Afro beats are going places already but I will also love to see the rappers win international awards and gain recognition