“How My Mum Influenced & Inspired My Career” – Fast Rising Singer, Rizi Banger. Nigerian singer, Rizi Banger revealed the role his mother played in helping him to choose music as a career path. In an interview with GBEXTRA, the fast rising singer noted that his mother motivated him while he was very young.
Port Harcourt-Born sensational singer, Prince Clint Akor well known as “Rizi Banger” who pave way into the industry in 2017 after his debut single “Real Vibes” got massive trends.
The “Feel The Riddims” crooner, Rizi Banger grew up with his mom in Ekpe, Rivers State. Went to Adventist Mission High School, Obite. At the age 5, he lost my mum, later found his dad when he turned 10. Also lost him a year after.
When did you start chasing your dream and what motivates you to be an artist? I started chasing my dreams as an artiste when I was in Jss3. My mom motivates me alot, when I was 5, she told me when I was three (3) years old I love singing songs they dont understand cuz of children language people hardly understand you know.
So that memory of my mom also made me feel am actually a singer. Also my friends in school motivated me when ever i sing, They always say I have the talent thats why they even voted me for a their social prefect.
When did you release your first single and whats inspire it? My first single is titled “Real Vibes” was released in 2017, the inspiration came after I was heart broken by the girl I gave my love to but she broke it just to be with another man.
In Feel The Ruddims you sound more like wizkid: Well, I will say yes cuz I have learned to love wizkid when I was in secondary school. Tho I dont really love wizkid before because of his pride and other things he does then.
Before I was told I sound like him In terms of vocals and I act like him in terms of performance. But am not mimicking him I just find myself in all this.
Your advice for fast rising artistes like you? My advice is in this industry no be who sing pass dey blow first or dey blow pass na grace. Let them not be discourage, One thing is to encourage and yourself and pray first before anything.
What inspired your new single ‘Feel The Riddms”? Feel The Riddims is just a way of saying I love music and that am not just singing cuz I saw people singing. I sing cuz music is in me, Music is like my food and It makes me feel alive.
Where do you see yourself in the next 5years? Seeing myself growing bigger, bigger and better.
Who do u see as your mentor in the industry and why? Wizkid and Reekado Banks are my mentor dey inspire with their vibes.
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