Rising Star Ebisan Reveals Countries That Influenced Her Music

Singer and songwriter Ebisan always knew music will be her life.

The rising star who has quite a trade in Nigeria for over four years remains one of the many talented acts waiting for a big break in the industry.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Channels TV Entertainment News, Ebisan explained how the countries she grew up in has influenced her music.

She said, “I grew up in three different countries. I grew up in Nigeria, U.K, and Saudi-Arabia, these are totally different cultures and I had managed to be exposed to all sorts and I think that the different culture I grew up in influences my music.”

Like many others, the singer who is signed under Aristokrat Records found her passion early, from writing her first song at age four and performing for the first time in primary school.

“Music is like a lifeline to me, it gets me through a lot so when I am sad or happy I sing, but all the while knowing that I will end up in the music industry.”,she said

Since her debut with the song ‘What Women Want’ in 2007, she has experimented with different sounds as inspired by different musicians.

“I play around with different sounds, so I have done a soundtrack ‘Time Of Our Lives’, then I have done a typical romantic love story, then also the peppy jazz ‘Jowo’. So, I am constantly experimenting with sounds and I write my own songs.”

Raised in Saudi Arabia and educated in the United Kingdom she chose to groom her career in Nigeria where she was born.

She said, “It is my home, it is my country, and no matter how far I go I will always be a Nigerian, there is always something that will always pull me back to Nigeria. I remember when I was in the U.K I remember hearing style plus song ‘Olufunmi’ and I thought that was a beautiful production

“I also heard ‘Bibanke’ by Asa and I was just like it was time to go home and make some beautiful music with these people, it was bound to happen, I was going to come back whether I liked it or not.”

Between 2010 and 2017 Ebisan has been able to master the in’s and out of the entertainment market and has managed to stay afloat in the pop saturated industry.

LeriQ ft Wizkid – Say You Love Me

There’s been a lot of goodies iasamoahn the entertainment world as various artistes release their singles.

Here is another one from Eric Isaac Utere popularly known as LeriQ, featuring Wizkid- Say You Love Me.  It is the third single off LeriQ’s forthcoming album “The Lost Sounds”.

The highly anticipated track features Star boy’s Wizkid.

LeriQ also serves up a memorable performance debut with the chorus that he dynamically delivers on the song.

LeriQ who is the in-house producer of Aristokrat Records, has called on StarBoy’s Wizkid to bring us this new jam titled Say You Love Me, produced by LeriQ himself and Wizzie, who delivered on the beats.

Burna Boy Parts Ways With Record Label

Burna-BoyHip hop singer, Burna Boy, has parted ways with the record label, Aristokrat Records that brought him to limelight.

According to reports, the ‘Yawa Dey Oh’ crooner is no longer with AR, and his new video ‘Don Gorgon’ does not have AR imprint on it.

The record label has removed everything about Burna on its social media.

The cause for the friction between the talented star and his former record label could not be ascertained but sources say the friction may have stemmed from Burna Boy’s lifestyle and his mother’s deep involvement in his career.

Burna Boy, who came into the music scene with ‘Like To Party’ hit, is said to have fired his mum as manager.

Little known Burna signed with Aristokrat in July 2011, released two mixtapes ‘Burn Notice’ and ‘Burn Identity’ in April and November 2011 respectively.

He then went on to drop the mid-tempo hit record ‘Like to Party’ in mid-2012. With two other successful singles ‘Tonight’ and ‘Run my race’, Burna rose to fame, making a name for himself.

Why Ladies Were Stark Naked In “Ukwu Nka” Video – Pucado

PucadoAristokrat Records rapper, Pucado, hit the limelight following the release of his X-rated “Ukwu Nka” video, in 2013.

The raunchy video which set tongues wagging had video vixens twerking in their ‘birthday suits’, making it the first video of its kind, in Nigeria.

In an exclusive interview with Channels Television, Pucado talked about the video, his career and the price he has had to pay for music and fame.

“I wouldn’t lie. I wanted the video to be raunchy because I wanted something that will be captivating. I don’t want something you’ll watch and you say “cool”. I wanted something you must talk about.”

The video was shot by Clarence Peters, and “we decided to go a little bit extreme just to make sure that we do something that has not been done before and that was where the idea of the ladies going stark naked came in”.

Although the video raised many eyebrows, Pucado insisted that it was done creatively, “to show the beauty of an African woman”.

Pucado, who set to take the entertainment industry by storm, told EN that Pucado is not just a music brand but a lifestyle brand. According to him, 85 percent of his songs and videos reflect his personality.

“I actually like girls that twerk, a whole lot… so if I’m going to the club, I’m coming with the club with like 10 babes… that’s the beauty about my brand,” he said.

Despite his rise in music, he has suffered set-backs on the home front.

“While I was trying to do music, I had serious problems with my family. They didn’t want me to do music, so I left and ever since I’ve not been back,” Pucado revealed.

Watch the full interview here: