Hello EB readers, happy new month o! . well this new month brings exclusive interview with IBK. i am sure some of you are wondering who he is , well this is an opportunity to know him better.
hope you enjoy !!!!!.
Q Who re you ? Tell us bout urself.
A IBKspaceshipboi is a music producer, rapper, singer, song writer that is out with a message to inspire this generation to live a fulfilled life in God. He is the owner of the production outfit called MARTIANSHIP and he’s out to make a difference in the music industry.
Q Describe yourself in three words
A I am “super-dupa-awesome!”
Q Wow i have never heard anyone saying that before though, thats cool. Where did u grow up ?
A i was born and raised in the city of warri; that’s where i spent most of my time growing up and developing physically.
Q. Hmmmm , “warri boy” . So what motivated you most into ur career? What was the driving force still keeping you ?
A. One of the motivating factors is rapped around the knowledge I have about music being a powerful tool to propagate a message. It cuts across Nationalities and languages. Since I discovered the gift in me, I decided to use it to propagate the good news of Christ, hope and salvation.
The driving force keeping me going is the sense of need I feel deep in my heart. The need for more people to know about God’s love, the reason why He created them and how we can only fulfill destiny through the knowledge of our purpose here on earth, which can only be revealed through Him(God).
Q. Tell us something about you that is new, anyupcoming project ?
A. Currently dropped the video for my single I HAVE A DREAM, you can view that online via you tube. I am currently working on my debut album as well as other collaborative projects so all I can say is keep you eyes open and get ready for fresh healing sounds.
Q.Who and wat inspires you ?
A. God’s word, paintings, pictures, places, events, lots of stuff. oh! I cant forget food; well prepared and dressed on a white plate. *big grin*
Q. That is interesting tho. what is your philosophy on dressing ?what dictates your fashion sense ?
A. Dress sharp, decent and always look fresh. I dress the way my body feels but always keeping it in line with the event or occasion.
Q. I like that philosophy maybe i would adopt it o! .Tell us about your academic background ,how did your family and friends take your change considering you studied something else in school ?
A. I studied Computer Engineering in the university. My folks already knew my passion prior to me rounding off at school, all they wanted was for me to finish and then follow your heart/dreams. They have been very supportive. They are my number one fans, yup! they all use my record I HAVE A DREAM as their ring tone. lol!
Q. What do u think is unique bout you?
A. My sound and style.
Q. That is so great , you are really lucky . Tell us what challenges you face ?
A. Mostly financial. Seeing that I am my own company from the scratch, it takes time for other established brands to want to invest in you. But like I say these days “life is in phases”. Be diligent in your ways, always staying through to yourself and the cause and sooner than you expect, you’ll be dining with Kings and not mere men.
Q. Any role model , heroes and mentors ?
Q.How do u manage your female fans ?
A. maturely *laughs*. Not just females but every fan of the brand/work I put out. When it comes to accolades , I always remind myself of everyone that was or is involved in what ever I am being praised for and I appreciate them that labored with me as well. In other words, I don’t let it get too my head so much so that I tell myself I have arrived.
Q.How was growing up like for you ?
A. Growing up was fun. I grew up in the city of Warri in Delta state. I learnt a lot from my older brother and sisters and was already exploring entrepreneurial options at a tender age. I grew up around positive minded, fun loving, hard working people and I am still in touch with most of them till this day.
Q.Realtionship status ?
A. follow me on twitter @spaceshipboi and find out *big grin*
Q. *laughing* what advice do u have for upcoming and new artist in nigeria and also ur fans.
A. My advice to upcoming artist is this: always remain up and coming in your mind. Have a vision and set goals with a specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time bound strategy to accomplishing them. Always put God first in all you set out to do and don’t make a move with out confirmation from your source. Be unique, don’t be afraid to be different, it makes you stand out.
Q. What label are u signed into nd how easy or lets say difficult was it to get into it ?
ANS: I am not signed to any label.
Q.What brought you into limelight?
A. I would say “God’s time” cause I know that’s what it is for sure. It’s time for the son’s of God to take a stand and point God’s people to the right direction. I won the Don Jazzy Enigma beat competition by the application of His wisdom at work in me and I give God all the glory.
“My advice to upcoming artist is this: always remain up and coming in your mind. Have a vision and set goals with a specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time bound strategy to accomplishing them. Always put God first in all you set out to do and don’t make a move with out confirmation from your source. Be unique, don’t be afraid to be different, it makes you stand out.”
Q.How many artiste have u performed with?
A. Cobhams, Bez, Omolara, Modele and lots more including the all star crew that consisted Ice Prince, Segun Obe, Sir shina peters, Wiz-kid, Eva, Chidima, yemi Alade, etc for the ovation red carol 2011.
I am so glad i had the opportunity to have a chat with you . i can say it was worthwhile . not to forget i loved your part in the ovation red carol*winks*. The EB fan base and readers wish you a higher level of success.
below are some of IBK released songs
MaryMary ft IBK: http://t.co/jQLx0IG.
IBKspaceshipboi’s I HAVE A DREAM VIDEO
directed by BRAIN NU KID
performed by IBKspaceshipboi
” …I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed…” Dr Martin Luther King jr
I HAVE A DREAM is a record by IBKspaceshipboi inspired by the story of Joseph in the old testament of the bible and Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
The video you are about to see has a simple message which is (do not let anyone, circumstance or thing deter you from fulfilling your mission on earth) and the only way you can discover your purpose here on earth is in God. we hope this piece inspires you to dream and be a change agent paving the way to success for our great nation Nigeria and the world at large.
few symbolic things you should know in the video
1. the mother ship represents GOD ALMIGHTY
2. the minions represent what ever it is that is acting as a negative force trying to stop you from fulfilling
3. spaceshipboi is you
- IBK – I Have A Dream (Video) (hiphopsouth.wordpress.com)