Quietly horning his skill and perfecting his skill, musician Festus Abraham’s geared on against all odds by a conviction borne through a vision he had at a tender age – he is destined to become a great star in the music industry worldwide.
Currently abroad, he provides insight into his world in this interview conducted via e-mail.
Que, what actually inspired you to go into music?
Ans, My inspiration as far as I can remember is, I came from a music loving family and am always in the mist of musicians and most importantly I have strong love and passion for music. I love singing, teaching music and playing musical instruments Festus Abraham
Que, How easy has the journey been..easier than you thought?
Ans, The journey has not been too easy as I thought because the further I go, the more challenges I encountered, I can’t give up.
Que, what are the major challenges you are facing
Ans. Major challenges; money, time, and because I’ve got bills to pay so I have to do other things to raise money. There are more bills to pay over here in England
Que, , what are you long and short term objectives
Ans, Short term objectives is to get my music done ASP and put it out worldwide. My long term objectives is making music a full time career and to be relevant in the music industry and also to affect people out there positively.
Que, Your clear cut plans to achieve them
Ans, To make out time always and work on the songs and equally future other musicians.
Que, what do you do outside music?
Ans, I enjoy other activities like drama, football, listening to music always, writing songs and producing singers as well.
Que, if any – how do you juggle it?
Ans. It’s not easy but I still do create time to pop into the studio to do some work without play in order to utilise my time.
Que, musically what are you working on right now?
Ans, I have songs that I have written and am working with other producers as well.
Que, any specially project for this yuletide?
Ans Am working on my second album.
Que, , Can you give a glimpse into your background
Ans, Am from a family of eight and am the last man in the family, I had formal training in music and my love for music kept my desire at the top. At a tender age I have this vision of becoming a great music star in the music industry worldwide.