We hooked up with Osun State Finest Upcoming talent and he discussed some pressing issues with 9jainsider.
Below are excerpt from the tweet chat, relax and enjoy!!
Firstly, introduce yourself to the World. Your name,home town?
Okay. I am Charles Oladimeji (popularly known as Dimex). I am from osogbo in Osun State.
When did you start doing Music ?
I started doing music
in the year 2015
What kind of Music do you do?
I mainly do Afro. But I’m diverse as I also do other genres like Hip-hop, EDM, Reggae and so on. I rap sometimes too?
Like how many songs have you released now?
So far, I’ve released two singles. I’ve done collaborations on other tracks in the past too. A new song titled PARTY is also coming soon
are you planning something big this year? Something that will just blow everything off?
Of course I am. There’s always a plan. Great things that’ll blow people’s mind are coming up. Stay Woke and wait for them. ❤
Are you a signed artistes??
No. I have not been signed.
I hope some big label will start chasing you soon… Nigeria Music Industry is growing bigger, we all know that. Who do you see as your core competitor?
I hope so too. Yes it really is. For now, I’m my only competition. I try as much as possible to be better than I was the previous day. I’m not in competition with anybody RN
Name 3 artistes you love most (Upcoming) it may be difficult but will like to know.
Woah. Okay Umm Antidote, Nathy, Tegadykke
Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?
I admire Drake, Wizkid, Davido, D’banj I admire them because of their zeal towards making great music. Their way of life and the sounds they give the world
What have you learned from them?
I have learnt so many things. I’ve learnt lifestyle, making better songs, business with music and making the World a better place
There are so many dope music out lately, What’s your top 3 songs?
Right Now, My Top 3 songs are,
Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Which ones?
Yes I was. I listen to old records. I love them. Sounds from people like Fela, Micheal Jackson, Cool and the Gang, King Sunny Ade and so on. This Cool and the Gang song, FRESH.. Flea with Zombie… So many great songs if I start listing have influenced my music
I bet those songs gives you inspirations too.. What are those challenges you face as a music Artiste?
Yes they do. Well, the challenges I face are mostly financial challenges TBH. Yunno, it isn’t easy doing this without enough finance to back you up. Every other challenge falls in that line.
Which Music Label do you love and wish to be signed to?
Hmm, I wish to get signed to any label that will give me a better platform to showcase my talent and attain greater heights as an artiste
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
5 years… I see myself at a very high level in the Nigerian Entertainment Scene and beyond. We’re conquering the World ?❤
What advice would you give to your fellow artistes who are nervous?
To all artistes out there who are nervous, shake off that nervousness and step out for the World to truly see you for who you are. At some point, an artiste may get nervous probably in the studio or on stage but you just have to know that you are doing what you do best. You are doing what you enjoy doing. Believe in yourself and nothing or no one will be able to stop you. Let the Music speak for You
Make a shout-out to your fans and 9jainsider.com
To all my fans out there,I love you all. Thank you for the endless support and love. Y’all are the reason behind the success and growth of the brand. I really appreciate you. 9jainsider, thank you for having me. It has really been fun all the way. Greater heights for us all ❤
@Prof_Lucas asked: Which school do you attend, department and level
Okay. I am a student of Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU). I’m in the department of Computer Engineering, Part 2
@kvng_vh asked: what do you do for a living?
Well, I’m a performing and recording artiste and songwriter so I get money from doing music generally. Other coupled stuffs along the line
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