I don’t look up to anyone but God – Adeydare
Talented and fast-rising singer, songwriter, and performing artist, Farotimi Adelegan Oluwadamilare, popularly known as Adeydare Greatness, is a native of Ekiti State, Osi Ekiti, to be precise. He was born and raised in Lagos Nigeria and started his music career at an early age of his life in the church with the children’s choir. He later moved on to join the youth choir. He has been doing amazingly well in the industry. He recorded his first song in 2018. In an interview with Quadri Akanbi, Adeydare reviews the motive behind his actions.
When did you start singing as a career?
I started my career as a singer when I was young. I started in the church with the children’s choir, and later moved on to join the youth and church choir. I later discovered myself and chose music as a career. So, I started doing my songs.
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How many songs or albums have you produced so far?
I have no album yet, but presently I have about 13 songs on the air. It’s on all social media platforms.
What genre of music do you do?
Afrobeat, hip-hop, rap, and secular gospel.
What do you do aside from music?
Aside from music, I am also into technology.
Which artist do you look up to?
Well, I don’t look up to anyone, but God.
When did you record your first single?
Yeah, I recorded my first song in 2018 entitled ‘ARONIPIN’. I was inspired by the haters and those underrating me that music will not take me anywhere.
What is your source of inspiration?
God is the source of my inspiration. I listen to other good songs too, and sometimes I get inspired by good songs.
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What’s your day like as an artist?
My days are always on God, both good and bad days as an artist. I thank God for the fact that I am still living.
Mention five artists you would like to work with?
Wow, I’d love to work with Roddy Rich, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, and most especially, 2baba.
What is the most embarrassing experience you have had?
Well, there have been so many times I have faced embarrassments, but the most annoying moment was a day I was slapped during my hustle. I can’t forget that.
What is your memorable experience as an artist?
My memorable experience was the first time I shut down a big event in my hood. Since then, many believed in my music, and it has always given me the courage to move on.
What are you working on at the moment?
At the moment, I am working on a hit track entitled ‘Corruption’. It’s a reality song that talks about our country Nigeria and our leaders. Go, wait for it, it’s a banger.