Shola Ekun is talented Nigerian Singer, song wrriter and a broadcastee. The Ondo born who is working on his EP describe his styles of music as, Afro-Centric, According to him, he diversify into different varieties of song, “I do rap, I sing, and I can do both together, I am from Ondo state, I’m an hip-hop artist, I rap and sing, I am also a broadcaster.
I am currently working on my EP, title SOTLAT, an abbreviation I left for my fans to guess, there’s a special gift and prizes for anyone who guess right. It’s going to be an EP that fans will describe as one of it’s kind, where they won’t need to skip any of the track, its a six tracker EP, we have attention, we have last last, I am low-key, loke, which means up, victory, it’s what I caller yoru-english, a combination of English and Yoruba. It’s a surprise EP, where you going to put all songs on repeat.
I do good music, pure good music, and that is why we are going to be here for a very long time” He said. On how music started for him and growing up, he said, “Music started for me from way back when I was in secondary school, I had a television interview then where I had to previlege of showcasing myself. A very good friend of mine, Funbi Shokoya, really encouraged me when I wrote my first song. He made me realized I can do music, infact, it is right for me to say, my friend encouraged me into music.
I remember how music use to give me life, anytime am sad, and I’m writing music, I just feel happy. music gives me joy, for me, music is life. Growing up, I listened to Tupac, B.I.G, King Sunny Ade and Olando Owo” Shola also took out the time to give details of his other commitments apart from music.
I worked with the best radio station in Lagos, Nigeria, which is Cool Wazobia Nigeria Info also know as CWNI, so I am one of the CWI team. I have got the best bosses I am working with there, from the likes of Yaw, Lolo, Dotun, Mannie and co, all these people have been my back bone, each time I write a new song, they are the people I go to for criticism. I currently work with Cool Fm, I am a reconcilation officer with the station, and let me also said this, music is a spirit, music has told me severally that it is time to use me for his reign, and I’m so ready for it” He quizzed.