Ayo – The current Christian music ministry is not so friendly for young lads – @ayothesage
Declareworld: Can we meet you, What is your name ?
Yes you can, Alli-Hakeem Ayobami.
Declareworld: Please share with us a bit of your background, growing up and all of that
Grew up in a family of seven children, I’m the 6th child, born and grew up in lagos.
Declareworld: How did the whole Music thing start ?
It all started in 2011…when my pastor(teens church) asked if anyone wanted to learn how to play an instrument, then i decided to learn the bass guitar
Declareworld: How long have you been doing music professionally?
About 2 years now
Declareworld: So why Gospel Music, what’s the drive and what fuels your passion?
I beleive its my purpose to serve GOD with my talent..that’s why i chose gospel. My drive has majorly been the fact that i’m passionate about the things of GOD and also the fact that he’s helped me in developing myself to this level
Declareworld Describe your kind of music.
Would describe my music as soul lifting cause they all have real depths..and they come from a real and passionate place
Declareworld: While growing up, who influenced you the most musically?
My uncles(they all do music but not professionally)
Declareworld: your recently released song “falala” has received massive appreciation and attention, what is the concept behind the song and what inspired you to write it?
The concept is basically how much i have been a beneficiary of the wholesomeness of jesus, my inspiration was fueled by how GOD had been good to me at that moment in my life.
Declareworld: What’s your say concerning the current position of Christian Music in Nigeria?
I think the current christian music ministry is not so friendly for young lads…its just so biased.
Declareworld: What has been your greatest challenge as an artiste?
My greatest challenge has been spreading my music to a larger audience.
Declareworld: What is your Biggest Achievement in Music so Far?
I think it was winning the best gospel artist award in my school
Declareworld: What do you do outside of music for leisure ?
Basically..i love football and travelling
Declareworld: So how’s the family, Any kids yet, if not what’s the plan ?
Not thinking about that right now…no plans yet.
Declareworld: Any new stuff you are working on?
Yes!!!!….hopefully would be out by july.
Declareworld: As we round up, any word for your fans or other artistes?….
I would like to thank everyone who has supported….GOD BLESS YOU and expect more music coming.