I get my inspiration through the mirror – Slim3y
Fast-rising hip-hop artist Mojibola Emmanuel Adeola, professionally known as “ Slim3y “ has been up and good to work with A-list artists in the country, according to him is the firstborn of a family of 2, he was born and raised in Lagos state based in Nairobi Kenya, Agbado Ijaiye Ojokoro to be precise, Slim3y address himself as a young boy with a big dream, in an interview with Quadri Akanbi (Godsent) Slim3y reveal the impact of a mirror on how he got his inspiration and how he started his career as a teenager.
When did you start music as a career?
I’ve been doing music since my early teenage years.
What gave birth to your stage name slim3y?
Love, I believe showing love does it all. The name is actually “Slim3 Love All The Time” so, I had to pick the first letter in each of the sentences so that’s “SLIM3y” lol
How many songs have you produced since you’ve been in the industry?
Well the last time I drop a song was in 2012 and I can say that the music industry isn’t as big as it is now
What qualities do you think make a great artist?
Well, I think you gotta respect the OG’s in the game, be positive and just do you…
What genre of music do you do?
I’m a controversial artist, I do all types of music genres “depending on my mood lol
Do you have a mentor?
Yeah, I do… I look up to Wizkid, he’s a big inspiration to me and Lil Wayne
What is your source of inspiration?
Myself, sometimes when I look into the mirror. The only person I see is myself and that’s my only competition
What is your creative process like?
My creative process is a propensity to go inside one’s-self to find solutions to outside problems that are difficult for some people to find answers or solutions to in the outside world
Which artist do you like collaborating with?
A lot that I can’t even mention
What is the most trouble you’ve ever gotten into that you could not involve your family, how were you able to resolve it?
That’s when a friend tried to set me up, I don’t wanna talk about that now lol
What are your childhood memories like?
It was quite interesting. I grew up with my great granny in the hood. So it was tough but we still give thanks, it’s more like suffering and smiling lol
What do you like doing in your free time?
Making music and Trading Forex lol
During your ND days at MAPOLY, you’ve once been on the stage with Zlanta for a rap battle. How was your experience?
It’s an interesting show, Zlatan has always been a good rapper and I respect him a lot. He’s my guy
What is your most embarrassing day as a director?
I’m not a director
If not music what else would you have done?
Still music, that’s what I love to do, or be a businessman
What is your memorable experience as an artist?
That was when a lady paid for my lodge in one of the expensive hotels in Lagos
What’s next for you?
I’m dropping a big project on a special day, a day that everyone has and deliberate, whether you are rich or poor… We all have that special day, I will leave you guys to figure that out yourself.