ThinkGhMusic-Who is OBD and how did you get your beginning the in the music industry?
OBD-My name Ani Emmanuel popularly known as Oluwa_Bless_Deloliya aka OBD, I started my music career as a chorister in my church at a very young age.
ThinkGhMusic-Where do you come from?
OBD-I am from Uyo local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
ThinkGhMusic-Tell me a little about you and your family?
OBD-My family is blessed with 9 siblings, 6 boys and 3 girls who are all still alive, very well and strong.
ThinkGhMusic-Who is your inspiration and how do they inspire you?
OBD-God is the source of my inspiration because without Him I am nothing, another is my Mum, 2face, Idibia, Drake and Mr. Eazi. I love the simplicity of the kind of music they make and it is a source of inspiration for me to listen to the way they sing and execute their music.
ThinkGhMusic-Any tips for future musicians trying to make it in today’s music industry?
OBD-Hmmm well they call them “Upcoming Artistes” to me I call them “Awaiting Stars” all you need is to be hard working and consistent with your work methods. Don’t try to be someone other than who you are, be original and come out with a concept for your music and be creative with it so that your fans will appreciate the hard work that you put into your craft and will be supportive. When you make good music it will always standout and speak for itself no matter the delay of being able to get it out when you want just be yourself and do what is necessary for a good production.
ThinkGhMusic-What genre of music do you consider your music?
OBD-Afro Pop and R&B but I name it DOKO_MUSIC.
ThinkGhMusic-What does this song “Doko” mean to you and why did you write it?
OBO-“Doko” means love and affection and I wrote the song to show my appreciation for the love and kindness showed to me from my Mum, my Sisters, my Lover and fans during this time of working on my successful career in the music industry.
ThinkGhMusic-What can we look forward to in the near future from you?
OBD-To the Glory of God success beyond limitations.
ThinkGhMusic-As a musician, how do you feel giving back to your community who support you is important?
OBD-It’s very important, necessary and even mandatory to support the people that have supported you throughout your career. Especially the one’s that are talented and trying to come up as you once did, not only in my community but through the world would like to see scholarships, talent shows and feature artistes through current jobs and programs that I may be able to start.
ThinkGhMusic-Where do you see yourself in the music industry in 5 years?
OBD-hmmm well with God all things are possible. I see my self in the global market far beyond my imaginations and I pray God see me through Amen.
ThinkGhMusic-I thank you for your time and I wish you all the best in your quest for success in your career and beyond…God Bless You Always!~!tindeck.com-OBD-Doko-__-Naijaphreakz.blogspot.com-1.mp3 (12 downloads)