Meet Bankole Aderemi aka REMI
who is an Osun state born super-talented singer & songwriter. He’s an undergraduate student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Get more about him as we caught-up with him in this interview.
– Exclusive Interview With REMI-
HYB: Can I meet u?
: I’m Bankole Aderemi, popular known as “REMI”, I’m a recording and performing artist, songwriter, lyricist and entertainer in Nigeria.
: Your state of origin?
What genre of music do you do?
Basically Afropop, but I’m versatile
HYB: When did you start music?
REMI: Well I started music since a tender age, but practically I can say I started in late 2017.
HYB: So you’re barely a year into music professionally right??
HYB: And what was your first single and how was the feedback like??
: Well my first single was much of a freestyle and I wasn’t really experienced, but the feedback was above my expectations, I mean it rose to prominence among friends and family and people on the streets, it also got me an international collaboration
: Wow! That’s laudable
,So what can you say about your “experience” now after a year that you started professional music?
REMI: It’s been encouraging, rough, sweet, smooth and rough, but most of all promising… I still think I don’t have much experience tho
HYB: And you talked about international collaboration, Are they in charge of your music or You belong to a label?
REMI: I don’t belong to any label for now, the international collaboration just came through.
HYB: So how many tracks do you have to your name? and their titles
: I have Three tracks: Mujo, Island Girl, Ice On You
: And all these have been released? Moreover how was the acceptance and what’s your stand about the songs?
REMI: Ice on you is yet to be released tho, I just hope the world will like it
: Who’s your father figure in the industry?
REMI: Well I can say every great musician in the industry is like a father figure to me, I love great people and I learn from each one of them
: What’s your aim towards 2019, and will ice on you be released anytime soon??
REMI: 2019 is just in God’s hands, I’ve learnt not to rush him anymore, I got plans but not to be revealed for now…Yes ice on you drops on December 14 and it keeps dropping tho, we don’t stop the promotion till its all over
: Does your family know you sing and how do you combine education with school?
REMI: Hmm, my family knows, they all believe in me but a part of them still want me to go to school first before I chase it, I’m in school now but it’s not been easy man, school and career chase are two rival demons, but I won’t stop regardless, music is all I want to do with my life.
: Great! Any major project soon??
REMI: It’s part of the plans not to be revealed yet
: So who’s that one artiste you wish to work with?
REMI: I want to work with Burnaboy,Kizz Daniel,Wizkid,Davido,Cassper Nyovest,Post Malone
REMI: Lol… I like big things Bro… I’m gonna get them no matter what just watch.
: Your relationship status?
REMI: I’m Single
: Drop your social media handle for your fans.
REMI: IG: @iam.remi
Twitter : @unofficialREMI
HYB: Who produced ice on you and which other producers have U worked with??
REMI: BigManBeatz Produced Ice on you, I’ve met lots of producers, but worked with
PapeejayBeatz and Sizzle ….
: Any shout out?
REMI: Very big shout out to everyone that has believed in me since day zero, my managements, my girls, to Shofela, to Drumphase, to DeLpH of HotYarns Blog. I love y’all.