TELL US ABOUT YOU?
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My full names are Alhassan Muhammed Awwal Itopa, am from Okene, Kogi State.
Musically they call me “Sirgentle” aka Prominent Tiger, I sing, I Rap, I Produce music and am a graphic designer.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY/EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?
I actually lost my Dad before I was born he died Nov 11 and I was born Dec 25.
Life is not appropriate from this side homie, but man must live, man must hope and focus, Am still in School for now
WHO/WHAT INSPIRED YOU INTO MUSIC?
It’s a gift and a Talent from the most high, and I tank him for that. My inspiration comes from the social orientations my Family/friends do gave to me and things happening around mostly things happening to me
IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU START MUSIC CAREER?
I started writing from 2006 but officially I started recording 2008.
HOW HAS MUSIC BEING PAYING YOU SINCE THEN TILL NOW?
Am just trying to create a fan base for now, no payment cuz I got no Official Label for now.
WE HEARD YOU HAVE A LOT OF FANS, IS THAT RIGHT?
I thank God for that, there have been so much love and support from people, I think the answer is a yes
WHAT ARE THREE THINGS YOU CANT LIVE HOUSE WITHOUT?
My laptop, my phone and ofcuz my headset
WHAT WAS YOUR PARENT REACTION WHEN YOU CHOOSE MUSIC?
They didn’t welcome the idea due to there view into entertainers live styles, but I thank God I was able to convince them that it’s my Talent
LIKE OTHERS WHERE NOT BORN WITH SILVERSPOON WHERE YOU?
If u listen to me since u will come to realize am not, am from a family that live 2 survive day by day.
God is grateful to us for we never go back to the step we left. I appreciate Him
HOW DID YOU FEEL ABOUT THE COMPETITION IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?
Sincerely there is no competition, everyone sing there styles and some try force there style into the lips of every. I think challenges is the right word, but we will surely overcome all cuz I can never stop singing good music
DO YOU HAVE ANY HIDDEN TALENTS?
Inspiring people close to me and been supportive to there talent is a great talent in me cuz I am always good at doing that.
TELL US ABOUT THE PROJECT YOU ARE WORKING ON CURRENTLY?
Presently am working on second EP but I will be dropping a song soon from the EP titled “9Month 2Tay”
WHAT MAKES YOU UNIQUE FROM OTHER ARTIST?
Noting much, just my style of music I dont try to sound like people am myself and am for real
WHO AND WHO WILL YOU LOVE TO WORK WITH IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?
I will love to work with Johnny Drille, Rick Hassani, Simi, Praiz, BankyW and of cuz 2baba
HOW DO YOU FEEL WHEN PEOPLE LOVE AND ENCOURAGE YOU?
I feel like am gonna be there sooner or later
ARE YOU PROUD OF WHAT YOU’RE INTO?
Very Proud sir
WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM MUSIC IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS?
Wanna be 1 of the most popular and successful musical Artist in Nigeria
YOUR ADVICE FOR UPCOMING ARTIST?
Be yourself, do your best, focus and work hard, u will achieve it
A SENTENCE TO YOUR FANS?
I will surely be where you all want me to be positively and I will keep giving you all the best of me
INTERVIEWED BY: Baba.tOfficial
CEO: FlexyTunes MEDIA