TGM-Who is Jayvado and how did you get your beginning in the music industry?
Jayvado-My stage name is Jayvado -I got my beginning in the music industry right after my MTN hits maker.
TGM-Where do you come from?
Jayvado-My birth name is Mclean Darko Asiedu born and raised in Kibi in the eastern region of Ghana.
TGM-Tell me a little about you and your family?
Jayvado-My early school years were at Star of Hope Academy at Kibi Amanfrom. Later I came to Accra East Legon @ Otanor to complete my JHS in 2008. Just after SHS in 2012 I went into teaching at Jesus the Savior School in Nungua in Accra for a year. In 2014 I started working with HFC Bank at Korlebu for 3 years and I left there in 2016 after the bank lost a contract with the teaching hospital in Korlebu. I love singing and spending time with the family.
TGM-Who is your inspiration and how do they inspire you?
Jayvado-My inspiration and the one that inspires me is top musician and legend Bob Marley.
TGM-What genre of music do you consider your music?
Jayvado-my music is Dancehall and Country Music.
TGM-What does this song “Walkless” mean to you and why did you write it?
Jayvado- I wrote “Walkless” because of the musical experience I had in the industry when I wanted to release my song. Many who saw me as an up and musician advised me not to worry myself with music and concentrate on my education. My parents I can boldly say never wanted me to do music and they didn’t allow me to do music while I was at home going to school, but I always loved doing what I was doing and thought I will never be a walkless boy.
TGM-What can we look forward to in the near future from you?
Jayvado-In the near future I wish to see my music flying across the whole Globe especially the “Afŕican and the American diaspora” and I am set to release my album which could pull me a Grammy because of the positive educational message songs like Education and Prosperity and FreeRun African are songs that are going to be in the system for a very long time, I am set to collaborate with some of the top acts in the country both at home and outside of the country such as Reggie and Bollie who are in the UK.
TGM-As a musician, how do you feel giving back to your community who support you is important?
Jayvado-As a musician and a Freedom Advocator I wish to support the community in many ways to organize charity fairs and to come up with other plans of ways to help give back to the community to ensure I make a change, with the chance of paving the way for others to see the light and to organize events for the community.
TGM-Where do you see yourself in the music industry in 5 years?
Jayvado-I see my self in the next five years as one the best outstanding musician in African and Ghana as whole.
TGM-Thank you for your time I wish you all the best in your quest for success…God bless you always!~!jayvado_walkless.mp3 (306 downloads)