General Vybes interview with GbExtra. Nigerian talented fast rising singer, General Vybes in a new interview with GbExtra reveals his challenges in the music industry as a uprising artist and how Nigerian star singer, Kizz Daniel has been his source of inspiration.
According to him: “Not getting recognition, At first was not having a sound but now i have my own unique sound.” has been a major challenge.
The Afro Pop act, General Vybes who recently released a potential hit single “Why” also gives an insight about the inspiration behind the song and his forthcoming body of work project tagged “All Vybes Town” Extended Play.
Read General Vybes interview with GbExtra below:
Tell us your full name, stage, state and your type of music:
My names are David Emmanuel Faith known as “General Vybes”, a graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, am from Kwara state and grew up in Osogbo, Osun state. My type of music is Afro fusion, Afro Pop, RNB and Afro Soul.
When did you start your musical career and what inspired you to do music?
I started 2013 after my brother came from India though i have been a choir in the church all my life. But from 2013 i started with music and the production.
Well a friend did at the that time we used to lip sync Nicki Minaj songs together. So from there i started coming up with my own lyrics. A friend inspired me then the year 2013. After Kizz Daniel “Woju” came out i started wanting more.
What is the title of your first single and what really inspired it back then?
IFE was my first single then, It’s means love in English. I would say my first love inspired that.
As a fast rising singer, what are your challenges in the music industry so far?
Well, not getting recognition, At first was not having a sound but now i have my own unique sound.
You recently released an impressive single “Why” which is still receiving massive acceptance from music lovers, what is the inspiration behind it?
First after the Kizz Daniel “Barnabas EP“ came out it was amazing. And the review of my EP failed, therefore the release date was changed. I was in the studio with my friends rounding up the EP and listening to the Barnabas album. While jubilating one of my friend got so high and was misbehaving and then it got to me and sing out “why you high like this, why why why”. Then my friends were hyping “why you like this” after i got to the boot and started recording.
Should your fans be expecting more song(s) from you anytime soon?
For sure, my body of work project “All Vybes Town EP” is coming up soon and will be released 1st of December on every platform.
How do you manage your personal life with your music career?
It’s not easy, i work almost everyday so i mostly have time in the midnight to record even sometimes while in the office i start writing songs. Though i write everyday.
What advice do you have for fast rising artistes like you in the music industry?
For them not to give up because the industry is not easy and it’s both money and time consuming. Don’t Give up, work hard and have something else doing that’s bringing income. I wish them the best
Which artist(s) do you see as your role model and why?
Kizz Daniel, Wizkid, Tems, Bruno Mars and Anderson
Where do you see yourself In the next few years?
I see myself going mainstream and increase in fans and Global recognition.