Our YNaija Friday Twitter Interview this week was with West African Idol winner Timi Dakolo. The singer and songwriter shared his thoughts on music, life and more.
@YNaija: Hello @timidakolo first off congratulations on the wedding. How is the wife doing?
@timidakolo: @YNaija fine…
@YNaija: @timidakolo Define your brand/style of music
@timidakolo: @YNaija i really don’t have a brand/styleofmusic/, I wake up music playing in ma head..so i go with the flow
@YNaija: @timidakolo Was a music career something you had always envisioned or did it happen by chance?
@timidakolo: @YNaija it did happen by chance…neva even crossed my mind..i sang for fun.
@YNaija: @timidakolo U chose to tow the path of making music that is somewhat serious as opposed to easy sing along type songs, why?
@timidakolo: @YNaija i knew dat i wanted to do music that would be enjoyed and be relevant when i am gone(dead)
@YNaija: @timidakolo Would you say you make Christian or secular music?
@timidakolo: @YNaija i am not a gospel artist and ma album Beautiful noise shows dat.
@Benrain32: @YNaija @timidakolo When U won That Idol Contest What came To Ur Mind.?
@timidakolo: @Benrain32 i couldnt believe it at first..then it dawned on me that everything has changed
@YNaija: @timidakolo What do you hope to achieve with your music?
@timidakolo: @YNaija send a message to every1 dat cares to listen that it can be done…if one is determined..
@YNaija: @Timidakolo What three International musicians you would fancy collaborations with.
@timidakolo: @YNaija adele,jay z and lemar..
@YNaija: @timidakolo Beautiful Noise was released in the second quarter of 2011, what has the reception been like?
@timidakolo: @YNaija it has exceeded ma expections…pple even sing along wen i perform at events and i get that weldone on ur album everywhere i go
@YNaija: @timidakolo Do you ever worry that your music will not be commercially viable, if so what keeps you going?
@timidakolo: @YNaija i really don’t worry at all, I have ma crowd and stay with them…i do d best i can and enjoy every moment of it.
@YNaija: @timidakolo Thank you for your time and we wish you the very best
@timidakolo: @YNaija ur welcome