Fast rising Nigerian afro-pop star, Kazeem Sodiq Adeshina popularly known by the stage name as Sholly takes time out to sit and chat with Theolar on TrendExpress Upclose And Personal on Trendingist.
In an extensive chat with Theolar, the ‘No Time‘ crooner talks about life as an upcoming artiste and the avenue he got through a talent show organised by Guniness Nigeria.
Here is an extract from the interview with Theolar on TrendExpress Upclose And Personal on Trendingist.
Can we meet you?
My name is kazeem Sodiq Adeshina, A.k.a Sholly. I bagged a degree in philosophy and religious studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-akoko, Ondo State. I started my musical career in the year 2010, in a crew called BBC.
What was growing up like for you?
My early stage was very interesting, i am from a polygamous home, I’m the 10th child and the 3rd son of the family. I grown up in Ejigbo part of Lagos State. Growing up was awesome, as i had older siblings to advice me and help me through phrases of my life.
What got you into music?
Passion brought me into music. Music is something i derive pleasure doing, listening to 2face since my childhood has also inspired me.
What inspired your choice of career?
Music is an expression. My choice of career gives me a medium to express myself and also influenced my zeal for greatness.
How long have you been singing and notable achievement or accomplishment?
9years. I Won a freestyle competition in Guinness carnival 2012 @Ejigbo and I have also used that platform to gain more fan way back.
Motivation to the youths
Describe your type of music?
Love and motivational songs.
Tell us about your favorite stage performance?
My favorite stage performance was at wundaexperience, it was fun because my fans was singing along with me and they enjoyed the event
Your latest song titled “NO TIME” , what is the inspiration behind it?
The inspiration behind my latest song “NO TIME” , is to motivate the youths to hustle hard and never give up.
Which musician would you like to collaborate with next?
Are you single and ready to mingle?
yes, Very Single and ready to mingle
If you could date any other musician (or celebrity), who would it be and why?
Any embarrassing moments yet?
Yes, sometimes ago i was bounced back in a club by bouncers because i wanted to see a celebrity.
If you could be a fruit, which one would you be?
On a Scale of 1-10 , describe and rate the Nigeria Music Industry?
9. The Nigeria Music Industry is a great avenue for up-coming artistes and improvement is also on-going to attain its peck. I strongly believe, someday foreign artistes will come to feature our local artistes without stress or prejudices.
Give a shout-out to your fans?
Shout_out to all my fans who never stop believing in me. I appreciate your prayers, most especially my family and old friends. I love you all