My interview with DJ R WAN was long awaited. He’s clearly in demand with a very busy schedule and that’s a good thing in the music industry; it shows that his ‘electro groove’ style of music is relevant and it lands him at the top of the ‘A’ list!
At the start of our interview we seemed to have some technical problems. He was in Morocco and our line had a bad connection. Nevertheless, we finally touched base and I was able to find out what’s up with R WAN.
Here's an excerpt from the interview ...
it hit gold with more than sixty thousand copies. Right now I’m on tour working on different projects.
Lakesha: OKAY, that’s great, Where did you get your inspiration for this latest project?
Here more music by YOUNG TIP here: http://soundcloud.com/young-tip
I BEEN DOING THIS MUSIC SINCE AGE 7. Whether it was banging on tables, lockers, my mamas pots and pans, anything or a freestyle battle; I reign supreme. My first musical encounter with a real label started with ALIAS US REC., Aveion Jones introduced me to this musical world on a major scale. That's when I met Young Prince, and King Carter.
formed a group, The Litta Bugz. Shortly after we would be going our
separate ways, but not before filming a $100.00 music video (the
hotness) SHOUT OUT 2 CLIFTON BELL! Statement, courtesy of BAY BOY ...
Read more on BAY BOY in Dec. 2010's Vol. 9 Issue 12. BUY NOW!
Bio. Courtesy of gRock Records
Published August 16, 2010
Femi Olu aka Sham Pain is the true definition of Swagg & a hard hitting hustler. The buzz surrounding the album "Recession Proof" and the first single "African Butt" has created a sizable following on all his social networking sites (facebook, myspace, youtube etc). CEO/ Rapper/ Singer/ Songwriter/Producer /Entrepreneur Sham Pain is the true definition of Swagg and a hard hitting educated hustler. Writing, performing and producing all of the songs on the album "Recession Proof" created a mass buzz surrounding this album and the first single "African Butt" and the follow up "Naija Hustle" this has catapulted this artist into the Hip Hop and R&B world. Able to Rap and Sing equally as good is a great asset to have. I have been called "Sham Pain" since early school days and was the name was given to me by my school teacher when I was just 12 years old after she noticed that all/most females liked me and my presence made everyone feel good... so she gave me the name "Champagne", to add a twist to it I just changed the way to spell it.
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