REGENCY DROP OUT – Beesong in interview with Home4ent
Home4ent Media boss, Kjv Dj james, recently had a sit-down with Beesong to talk about his music career so far , early influences and The Happy Gang Movement.
1. From Blizy to Beesong ,Why the change of stage name?
First of all, I just wanted to be me , Beesong is my real name (Bisong) felt like it was a turning point as there was supposed to be a change. I decided to rebrand, so I changed the name. Secondly I noticed that there were so many people bearing the name blizy Those are the few reasons why I had to change the name.
2. How did the Happy Gang Movement come to be?
It was all a Dream , Just felt like I can do my own thing and don’t have to depend on any manager till I get a major deal .
3. Who influenced your sound?
The first song I ever recorded was written by my late uncle’s friend (Kamikas)didn’t know how to writes songs All I knew was that I liked music and wanted to sing lol .
But it was around 2014 that I wrote my first song. Talking early influences, I listened to Wizkid , Olamide , Davido .My biggest influence was the EME crew
4. By the way , What is your favorite Wizkid Song ?
It has to be ‘Ojuelegba ‘ I love that song . Wizkid is a legend .
5. Are you in school right now ?
No , I’m a regency drop out .
6. When and Why did you drop out ?
I dropped out in ss2 . Things were really hard , You know 9ja Na ! Dropped out to chase my dream . Because my parents wouldn’t have been able to pay my fees if I was in the university right now
7. What’s your typical day like
Wake up, pray, check my phone ,strategise with my friends , make music and just enjoy the day
8. What’s your advice to your fellow upcoming artists out there ?
Keep chasing your dream . Don’t stop believing