Abe Kayode Samuel known professionally as K sam, is a fast raising Nigerian Afro-pop singer . record producer and songwriter. K sam In an exclusive interview with Ota Gossip
Interview Questions :
Where are you from?
State Of Origin: Lagos
Tell us About Your Education Background till date:
Step-Up Comprehensive College ( FSLC)
Lagos State Polytechnic ( OND )
Federal Polytechnic Offa ( HND)
Define Music in your own world:
Answer:- Music is life, Life is in music, Music is in me.
When did you start your music career ?
Answer:- Started really young and still pushing.
Who were your musical influences ?
Answer:- Ebenezer Obey, Sunny Ade, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, 2face Idibia, Harrysong and more
Who are you inspired by?
Answer:- Inspired by God… He is the giver of the talent, I write good music and I am happy about it.
What do you enjoy most about being a musician?
Answer:- The fact that people know me, they greet me, they recognize me to my music. This is a good feeling…
What do you hate most?
Answer:- Nothing to hate really. Just, it’s so sad that people try to put stains on your name maybe they can shine. But God is there, he knows all. Nothing to worry about…
Fans Said you sing like 2face, Please explain your creative process…
Answer:- Well, I grew up listening to a whole lots of Nigeria music… I fell in love with good music… And since then, I have been making good music as well. 2baba nah inspiration to a lot of musicians, not just me. Be it old or new act, baba nah baba… Respect
What drew you to the music industry?
Answer:- Nothing much, I wanna make my own name, get paid and all. So I keep pushing everyday and night. God sees the hustle, and he’s gonna bless us accordingly. No competitions
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
Answer:- Its a different thing right now, no one cares about the talented, once you have money to give, song make sense, e no make sense, dem no care… It’s hard for good musicians to rise. If you no get money, if you no get back up, nah God sure pass niyen
How did you come up with your band name?
Answer:- My name nah k’sAm, just from my name Kayode Samuel, Nothing much at all…
Describe your sound.
Answer:- I make good sounds. Evergreen. I don’t like to make songs that will fade away… I like to make music I can perform again and again and again and the people will still feel it. I make good music, sorry if I am being rude lol
Have you ever dealt with performance anxiety?
Answer:- Well, it’s happened a lot of times but I got myself under control.
What’s the biggest problem you’ve had to overcome so far?
Answer:- Me trying to please everyone, and ended up losing myself… But life still goes on… I can’t please everybody, I am not God
Tell me about your favorite performance venues
Answer:- Well, I haven’t really performed everywhere but I believe soon, the music will take me everywhere I wanna go. Base on believe
Connect with k sam via
Follow me on IG @official_ksam
Follow me on twitter @kayodeabe11
Follow me on facebook @ksAm
What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?
Answer:- I will advice them to keep pushing. Don’t be fooled, everyone is pushing, really pushing. That’s all I can advise for now.