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NB Artist Online Interview Session With “Emperor Ola”

Olayemi Herbert oladotun(born august 16 2000) popularly know as emperor is a Nigerian hip-hop artist released first track featurinf brin bee tittle save us in 2019.
Birth name
Olayemi Herbert oladotun
Born
August 16 2000 Lagos Nigeria

Genres :

Hip hop/rap

Occupation(s):

Student/Singer-songwriter/Actor

Years active:

2018–present

Labels:

*None*

 

Who are you and what do you do?

I am olayemi Herbert olamidotun … I am an undergraduate student ..also pursuing my musical career

 

Why do you do what you do?

I am an artiste because right from my tender age I have always had this passion for music or anything rhymes

 

How do you work?

I don’t have schedules or plans for working my working is always based on inspiration even at the middle of the nights I might get inspired to do music and I wont dare to resist

What’s your background?

I was born and brought up in Lagos .I attended abinitio montesorri school located at the centre of ketu ikosi Lagos state

 

What’s integral to the work of an artist?

The work of an art is perfect when it involves raw talent and it is being worked or utilized

 

What role does the artist have in society?

The artiste plays a major role in the society because people look up to us on vividly everything they sometimes they want to be like us act like us and even dress like us

 

What art do you most identify with?

I have always been identified with music as a work of art right from my secondary school earlies

 

What work do you most enjoying doing?

I always enjoy acting

 

What’s your strongest memory of your childhood?

My strongest memory of my childhood was that of my academic poor performance when i was in basic 4 that got me to be a victim of prejudice and everyone but my dad believed I was a dullard until when I got to basic 5 and I came second position in my whole class of 37 students this memory made me stronger and want to urge everyone out there to steadfast no matter how heavy the storm is …

 

What food, drink, song inspires you?

Nothing in particular brings my vibes on I just call it and it responds

 

What do you dislike about the art world?

The art world has always perfect….there is nothing I hate about the art world

 

Should art be funded?

Art should be funded definitely because there are hidden gifts not only in the music industry but also other art sectors that ended up in other fields they don’t belong just to make ends meet

 

Name something you love, and why.

I love my dad and that was because I was brought up by him since when I was 18 months old never knew my mom till I was 7

 

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

The best piece of advice that I have been given was from adel my mentor “ola don’t stop trying”

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