General Pype is one Nigerian act that has kept it real over the years; from his first official single “Keep It Cool” to the monster hit “Champion”. He has carved a niche for himself and in this interview he opens up on all issues from his music, life and aspirations for the future. Enjoy
EseAndre: Who is the man behind General Pype?
General Pype: God is the master behind General Pype but for the records my real name is IBRAHIM MAJEKODUNMI
EseAndre: What inspires you as an artist?
General Pype: The will to improve my person and the struggle of every ghetto youth
EseAndre: How has your journey into the world of music been so far?
General Pype: My journey so far has not been an easy one, but we thank GOD ALMIGHTY who has been faithful
EseAndre: What makes General Pype different from the next artist?
General Pype: I think I will let my fans be the judge of what they think makes me different from the next artist
EseAndre: How is your relationship with other Nigerian artists?
General Pype: It is what I call “ONE LOVE” and the respect & love is reciprocal
EseAndre: You just dropped two singles, so when should we expect an LP from you?
General Pype: The album is ready and it drops before the end of the second quarter of year[audio:https://www.360nobs.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/01-Victorious-Man.mp3]
EseAndre: You have recorded a lot of songs with other artists, which one would you say is the best so far?
General Pype: I love all d work I have done, I have no preferences
EseAndre: Do you believe in true love and is there a Mrs Pype that we don’t know about?
General Pype: I will rather not talk about that aspect of me
EseAndre: What comes to your mind when people compare you with Sean Paul and other Jamaican acts?
General Pype: I consider it a professional compliment, nothing more
EseAndre: What’s the next step for General Pype?
General Pype: You won’t see me coming… Watch out! (laughs)
EseAndre: If you have an opportunity to change something about yourself, what would it be and why?
General Pype: Hmmm, Nothin really! Bcos I LOVE ME the Way I Am
EseAndre: Where do you see General Pype in the 2020?
General Pype: 2020….I see myself as a record label owner after enough Grammy awards
EseAndre: You played an active role in the #OccupyNigeria movement that took place recently, what motivated to join the movement?
General Pype: Basically, The same thing that motivated every Nigerian and the need to stand firm against tyranny n oppression
EseAndre: A lot of people feel that some celebs just used the movement to promote themselves, do you share that opinion?
General Pype: I don’t judge others people’s intentions …personally I went there to support a good cause
EseAndre: Thanks for coming through General, any last for your fans out there?
General Pype: Remain VICTORIOUS IJN