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“I Supposed To Be In The Limelight Alongside Davido, Wizkid And Olamide” – Kridency Samuel Shola Fagbenja, best known as ‘Kridency’ is no doubt a promising fast rising Nigerian Afro Pop act and song writer with panache to compete with other artistes in the music industry. Kridency is a promising act currently signed to BEN AUTO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP in this interview, explains how he started music and his relationship with some A List artistes and Actresses in Nigeria. How was growing up like for you? Growing up for me was interesting, As I look back to it, I have come to see that my growing up as been an adventure. I’m from Kwara state but born and grew up in Abuja, I learnt other culture and schooled with other people from different states. I found my way among the people as I was favoured in the community. The people love my family so the same love was extended to me as I live each day among people of different ideologies. When did you start nursing the ambition of becoming an artiste? I started nursing this ambition of mine since I was 14 years Old, And ever since then. I just can’t get myself to stop. I keep my mind set on this ambition. What were your early experiences in the music industry? (Sighed) Hmmm, it was somehow difficult for me in my early days in the industry. As I have been in the game long enough. I was supposed to be on the limelight alongside Davido, Wizkid and Olamide. But I was floated by a trusted person whom I gave my time and and trust, but it all ended in vain promises. That slowed me down but nevertheless I kept my game face on then moved to the mainland in the year 2014 without knowing what is in stuck for me. I just kept doing my thing and waiting on God to connect me rightly. WATCH KRIDENCY’S “JEJE” VIDEO coming soon. How did the name Kridency come about?. I use to go by the name Fagthankz, after holding on to it for some time, I got sick of it and waited for an inspiration, and what can be more inspirational then once Original name Samuel Shola Fagbenja. But my friends believed in me so one of them started calling me Kridency. How many albums have you released? To the market, none. In hand ready albums, Three. How would you describe your style of music?. I am diversify in my style of music, but as of now, I am more pertinent about AfroPop. Which audience is your music targeted at? Males, Females, Old and the Young ones. So I guess Everyone. Do you think you have what it takes to conquer the upscale market? Sure I do have what it takes.Like I told you earlier, I am coming into the industry with so much dynamics and only good musics. Those I believe will keep my fit steady in the industry. Where is the most unlikely place you’ve met fans of your music? I have always see my lovely fans everywhere I step my fit and it’s been amazing. I can’t really say I will not expect to see them anywhere. Have you ever been looked down on by A-list artistes because of the kind of songs you sing? Never have I been looked down on by any A-list artists, as a matter of fact, I have always get a thumbs up. Have you been romantically linked with some actresses; which one of them are you dating? Romantically No. connected professionally? Yes. I have been in contact with Eedris Abdulkareem and the likes. Do you have a baby mama somewhere we don’t know about? What? No way. I have no baby mama no where. What’s the greatest lesson you’ve learnt in the entertainment industry? In this entertainment industry, I have learnt few lessons. 1. Patient 2. Never be lazy 3. Stay focused As determination matters most to achieve once goals in life. Follow on Instagram @iamkridency How do you unwind? I like to chill out with couple of my teams after a long day of work or after a high tension performance by eating in a nice restaurant then drink some non alcohol wine. The company of beautiful African queens too will surely spiced the unwinding time perfectly. How many people are you shouting out to? Shouting out to my Idol, my mentor, my Ceo Dr BEN UKADIKE the ceo of Ben Auto events place and hotels

What industry do you work in?? Entertainment / media
Employment Status? Full time
Education? Bachelor's
Annual Salary? Over $140,001

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kridency and ose ose omobanke

22 Nov 13, 10:04 PM, Africa/Lagos

hello people of naija, my grtin to u all.... wow so let grove naija so follow on facebook with www.facebook.com/krid ency or contact me with +2348137371310 or email [email protected]

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