Celebrity Chat Interview of The Week With Oba Reengy [@obareengy, @RealSammySas] – I Believe Lack Of Structure, In Real Sense There’s No Gospel Industry Anywhere Yet… Words from Nigerian Born, Indiginoious rapper, Oba Reengy. On his exclusive celebrity of the week Interview Hosted By Sammy Sas.
Sammy Sas: Pls can we meet you?
Oba Reengy: Yes Sir, My Name Is Dotun Peter’s Stage Name Oba Reengy I’m A Indigenous Hip-hop Artiste
Sammy Sas: Tell us about your early days in life growing up?
Oba Reengy: Growing Up For Me Was Interesting… Every Day Was Like A Movie And Because I Wasn’t Raised In A Tush Area, I Had To See Some Things That Were Not So Pretty But I Believe It Was All God Preparing Me For Where I’m Going #Grateful
Sammy Sas: So at what stage in life, did you discovered you had a passion for music?
Oba Reengy: I Was Raised In A House Full Of Music… I Grew Up To Know My Dad Listening To “Baba Ara” Tapes And My Big Sis Also Is A Music Lover, So Music Has Been Part Of My Life At A Point During My Secondary School Days My Mom Will Seize My Phone And Stop Me From Watching TV Because I Was So About Music
Oba Reengy: Never Knew I’ll End Up Doing Music
Sammy Sas: So tell us, what type of music do you do?
Oba Reengy: Afro Hiphop
Sammy Sas: Are you a Gospel or secular musician?
Oba Reengy: Hmm Depends On What You Mean By “Gospel Musician” For Me I’m A Christian Who Do Music
Sammy Sas: So you don’t do songs that promote the Gospel of Jesus?
Oba Reengy: Haha I Live For Him…. Jesus Is At The Center Of All The Songs I Do
Sammy Sas: So you would be tagged as a Gospel artiste if you were to be nominated for an award, right?
Oba Reengy: Smiles… If I Make It Into The Category Hallelujah!
Sammy Sas: So tell us about your journey and achievements so far, since the inception of your professional career?
Oba Reengy: I Don’t See Myself As Achieved Anything Yet But I’m Really Grateful To God…. One Thing I’ve Come To Realise Is “If Music No Be Your Way” You’ll Get Frustrated On The Journey. I Remember One Of My Early Church Program, In Abeokuta, It Was A Music Concert Vigil So There Were Quite Alot Of Artiste By The Time It Was My Turn To Come Up Around 3AM, As I Came On The Platform And Started Rapping, From Where I Was I Saw The Host Pastor Telling The MC To Go Collect The Mic From Me
Oba Reengy: And I Tell You Bro, I Prepared For That Program So Much… So Back To What I Said “If Music No Be Your Way” You’ll Run Away, I’m Not There Yet At All But I’ve Moved From Where I Started #Grateful
Sammy Sas: Awesome… any album out?
Oba Reengy: Yeah Did A Joint EP Album Last Year With Kelar Thrillz #YARB And I’m Presently Working On A New One Titled “Lead EP” Should Be Out Before The Year Ends By Jesus Grace.
Sammy Sas: With your experience so far in the industry, what do you think is the major challenge faced in the Gospel industry?
Oba Reengy: I Believe Lack Of Structure, In Real Sense There’s No Gospel Industry Anywhere Yet…..
Oba Reengy: Shout Out To Everyone Trying To Make Things Happen Though, Like You And Every Other Blogger, OAP’s, DJ’s And Everyone…. Personally I Believe If We Stay Working With God We’ll Sure Get There
Sammy Sas: If you are asked to do a collaboration with three secular musicians, both local and international, who would you pick?
Oba Reengy: Mehn I Have None O
Sammy Sas: So how well do you know your culture and tradition?
Oba Reengy: 100 I Be Indigenous Rapper
Sammy Sas: So what state /ethnic group are you from?
Oba Reengy: Ekiti State I’m A Yoruba Boy
Sammy Sas: So which local meal can you prepare very well?
Oba Reengy: Haa I Grew Up Around Plenty Female So I Don’t Know How To Cook Much O
Sammy Sas: So what’s your favourite meal?
Oba Reengy: My Favourite Color Is Pink (Don’t Tell Anyone This)
Oba Reengy:Favourite Food Will Be My Mama’s Vegetable And Semo
Sammy Sas: Apart from Jesus,who is your favourite character in the Bible?
Oba Reengy: I love David
Sammy Sas: Your favourite bible verse is?
Oba Reengy: 2 Chronicle 16:9 My Assurance Of His Watch Over Me Always
Sammy Sas: If you were to be an animal, which would you be?
Oba Reengy: Lion!
Sammy Sas: Who are your role models in music and ministry, who do you listen to?
Oba Reengy: Music Will Be NF
Oba Reengy: Ministry, Dr Paul Enenche
Sammy Sas: So where do you see your career in the next five years?
Oba Reengy: As Far As Jesus Can Take One
Sammy Sas: What’s your advice to upcoming Gospel music rappers?
Oba Reengy: I’ll Say To Them Know God For Yourself, Stay Focus On Your Craft And Let No Body Talk You Down….. There’s No Limit In Him
Sammy Sas: So how can your fans connect with you social media?
Oba Reengy: It’s @obareengy On All Platform
Sammy Sas: Your last words to your fan in diaspora?
Oba Reengy: I Want To Say A Big Thank You To Everyone Supporting The Brand Oba Reengy, You Guys Make The Grind Worth It #Bless
Sammy Sas: Thank you so much for your time
Oba Reengy: Thanks For Having Me Sir #Bless
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