CityVibez Blog Exclusive Interview With Multi talented Act, Dipphlow (CityVibez Xclusive)


Multi talented Afro Fusion act, Prince Mark Akunegbo, popularly known as Dipphlow, during a recent chat with CityVibez Blog in anticipation of his yet released Extended Playlist 'Better Later Than Never EP ' EP, the sensational act revealed that his studio project would be available for streaming and downloads on all Music platforms on Friday, 13th August, 2021.

The singer, who is a graduate of Business Administration from the Madonna University Okija, also disclosed that he officially started his musical career in the year 2009.

The singer who hails from Anambra State, went further to say, Music is everything to him, according to the sensation, he's not really into music for the money but because of the passion he has for the craft.

He said; 

 I refer to myself as an artist not a musician or singer...I am a studio artist, the mic is my pen, my voice is my paint and the beat is my platform. 


Get full details of the interview below;


What made you realize that music was your path?

 Right from childhood I have always known, something inside tells me I was meant for this... recently I discovered that my grandfather was a music man so I guess it's in the blood


 How would you describe your Pattern of music?

My pattern of music can be best described as Afro fusion, cause I rap,sing and toast (raggae) so it's a blend or fusion of different sounds all under Afrobeat. 

 Which big artiste will you say is your idol. and has he always inspired your music?

Back then it used to be 50cent, but currently i'm inspired by Davido... love his resilience and focus on his career.

 Who are your biggest musical influences?

They are many but let me name a few that comes tops in th likes of 50cent, Jay Z, Nelly, Eminem, Jah Rule, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Azadus, 2face, Fela, Davido, Burna boy and the list goes on.


Has there been one particular moment in your musical career that you’re most proud of?


 Yes that was when I droped my single "KOSERE" back then in 2015, i had alot of people feeling the vibez I thought I had blown at that moment, someone even gave me a huge amount of money to make a video... that feeling I can never forget


Who's your ideal musician to collaborate with and why?

I would say Davido, that guy's star power is off the chain, having him on a track means more fame and funds.


 How do you plan to sustain your popularity because some artistes fade away after few hit tracks?


 I don't have any plans on that, I will keep doing what I do until my mind says otherwise... only God knows tomorrow.


Tell us about your forthcoming 'EP'


 My EP contains 4 different tracks... and totally different vibez... Everything I do is original and unique bet you have never had anything like it...


What differentiates you from other talented and young artistes?


My voice and my personality...I stand out in anything I do... My originality can not be over emphasized



So what is your creative process like?


 Some time it's the beat and other times I come with the chorus then I make the beat then the verse comes freestyle...I don't really write my songs...



What would you be doing right now, if it wasn’t for your music career?


Asides from music...I'm a business man....so yeah business, buying and selling,import and export...


 Do you perform in public? Describe those occasions? Concerts, radio, TV?


Yes of course,shows,clubs, parties and so on.
But am more of a studio artist...love to work on songs in the studio that's where my strength is... not much of a performer


 How do you handle mistakes during a performance?


Hmmm...I just continue performing till my time is up. I go with the flow and manage the situation the Best way I can at the moment


What is one message you would give to your fans out there?

 My message is love what you do and keep doing what you love... not everyone is to like you no matter how good you are...be yourself and live life freely.

See photos of Dipphlow below.






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