Sobowale Waheed Olamide popularly known as Waheed is Student of Caleb University, department of Mass Communication. He started music officially in 2017 and his official first track titled “Burukutu”was played on iheartRadio (an international online radio station) at New York. And as an upcoming artiste he has a massive music distribution on digital platforms like Spotify, Amazon, deezer, tidal,iTunes and so on.
Enjoy our interview with him…
Can we meet you?
I’m Sobowale Waheed Olamide
Definitely you’re a Muslim right?
Can you brief us about your background?
I’m the first of three from a Muslim background, I’m from Ogun state and was given birth to in Bariga
Do you mind sharing your DOB with us?
No, But I will like to tell the month and date and keep the year to myself because I’m kind of young …. I mean very young, July 10
When did you start music professionally?
And how many singles do you have now?
What musical instruments do you play?
I used to play saxophone….it has been a while
Are you a student?
How do you do music and at the same time face your studies, isn’t that quite tasking?
Actually it hasn’t been easy but still I have to do both and hope for the best
Who’s your role model?
I don’t have a particular one Cos I listen to all kinds of genres of music
Which famous artist do you admire and why?
I admire all artistes because each of them serves as an inspiration to me
Your biggest experience in the music industry?
Well… my biggest experience in the music industry… is all about my first single titled “BURUKUTU” was played on iheartRadio (an online international radio in New York). Even though some people said it is razz from the title and some surely embraced the song…. it is mind blowing
What are your parents reaction about you doing music?
Firstly, it was a No No but later the support came through but not a full support
What’s your main source of inspiration
My Background ….
Who’s the biggest artist you’ve met?
I have seen a lot but I haven’t been opportuned to talk to them
Anything big coming from you soon!?
Yeap, my first single titled “Burukutu” is a dancehall track , second track “Mio Kommon” is an Afro-pop song and I’m about to drop my third single titled “KOSI” which is a Hip-hop song… watch out for the song it is going to be mad
What’s your worst fear?
My worst fear…. I will say my first time to perform in my school … actually it was impromptu
You Have any word for your fans?
I only want to say thank you , thank you because after God I only have you guys and just keep on supporting the brand “Waheed” and go listen to my new song titled “KOSI” …. issa Hip hop tin #Waheedonthisone
Thanks for your time sir
Yeah…. thanks for having me here