The One-On-Ones: Sinzu (Season 2, Episode 7)

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Wow! It’s the 7th week already? Time really does fly!

Happy Thursday folks! On today’s episode, I have with me, one of the catalysts who brought rap music to life in Nigeria.

Ladies & Gentlemen, Sinzu!

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Wana: Good morning Sinzu! How’s it going?

Sinzu: It’s going good!

Wana: Nice… What’s your full name?

Sinzu: Babalola Falemi.

Wana: What’s your date of birth?

Sinzu: 13th of July, 1984.

Wana: What state are you from?

Sinzu: I’m from two states… Osun & Edo 😀

Wana: LOOL.. Growing up, what was the first thing you did for money?

Sinzu: Hustle, man. Hustle.

Wana: Badt guy… Why music, and why rap?

Sinzu: I’ve always been in love with music, and my first love music-wise was Rap music. Overtime, that has changed though. I’m more musically-inclined and my sound is evolving, not just in rap but in other genres too. Music is a universal language, and I’m becoming very fluent at it.

Wana: Deep words… What’s the best rap album you’ve ever heard by a Nigerian?

Sinzu: Is it out? I haven’t heard it yet oh.

Wana: In your opinion, who’s the best rapper in Nigeria?

Sinzu: He isn’t in the industry yet. He’s probably in some shelter looking for food to eat.

Wana: LOOL… What’s your current relationship status?

Sinzu: Sinzu is single like the first song off an album 😀

Wana: Hahaha… If you could have a one-night stand with a female Nigerian celebrity, who would it be?

Sinzu: Ah! *scratches head* None! The ladies in the industry are like my sisters… I don’t look at them like that.

Wana: LOOL! See friendzoning! What’s your most embarrassing moment ever?

Sinzu: Uhm… That would be at the Calabar Carnival some years back, where I was introduced as the “Yebariba guy”. I used to get that a lot and it’s always embarrassing.

Wana: Hahaha… Yebariba guy, have you ever cried during a movie? Which?

Sinzu: Hahaha… Nah, I’ve never cried during a movie.

Wana: What’s the worst nickname you’ve ever been given?

Sinzu: Lolly. My mom calls me that as a short form for Babalola. It’s not the worst, but it it’s pretty damn fucked up.

Wana: Looool! What is Sinzu addicted to?

Sinzu: Good music. Tattoos. Fun. Getting ahead in life.

Wana: Have you ever wished that you weren’t a celebrity?

Sinzu: I wish I wasn’t a celebrity at times when I want my privacy but can’t get it, just because people know who I am. I’m handling it quite well recently though.

Wana: Nice… Let’s wrap this up… I’ll give you some options and choose one, aii?

Sinzu: Aii!

Wana: Moin-Moin or Dodo?

Sinzu: LOL! Dodo!

Wana: Music-wise, Tiwa Savage or Omawumi?

Sinzu: Tiwa Savage.

Wana: And that’s a wrap. Thanks for your time, Sauce Kid!

Sinzu: Anytime, homie.

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Looooool! Lolly is a cool name though… Nigerian rappers are too humble, by the way… They never say they’re the best when you ask them if they are….

Catch you next week folks!

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer.
E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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