Exclusive:Recession Is A Bad Omen- Ruqqi Cextus
He made a name for himself while in school, every student in EKSU can’t mention top artists without listing this young lad’s name.
Read an exclusive interview with Judith Hanrankis.
Q: Aside from what people know about you, tell us about yourself, inside out?
I am Oluwafemi Ewabiola Ebenezer Aderukuyi by name popularly known as Ruqqi_Cextus, am an Artiste and a Dancer, I am a brand on my Own.
I studied PHILOSOPHY at Ekiti State University, I am the last born in the Family and The Only Male.
Q: What/who inspires your going into music?
Seriously I inspired myself, that was when I discovered the talent
Q: How did you come into limelight?
I came to into limelight through Hard work, Determination and Most Especially GOD
Q: What would you be if you were not a musician?
Wow, I Would have been a Military Man. (lol)
Q: Which foreign artist/ African artist will you love to work with?
I would like to work with Chris Brown, Trey Songs, Justin Bieber, Kelly Rowland & Jason Derulo, IN Africa I would like to work with 2face, Casper Vyovest, Victoria Kimani, Wizkid, Brymo, Sean tizzle & Tiwa savage.
Q: Do u think the current economic situation in the country, will affect the up coming acts?
Seriously, it will affect the up coming acts in so many ways. Presently I’m not able to run some promotions for my music because of the current situation, but I believe it’s a matter of time, all will be well very soon.
Q: What can you call your style of music?
R n B, Afro Pop & Dance Hall
Q: If asked to change your style of music to gospel for 50m$ will you?
50m$ uhnm. That is a big money though. Well, I don’t have a choice, I will change to the gospel, since it’s still about music and not something else.
Q: What is most valuable things you hold dare?
Nothing but My MUSIC CAREER
Q: How do you intend to contribute to the society?
I intend to contribute to the society with my Music by making sure availability of good music in the society is not taken for granted,because music is powerful at the level of the social group because it facilitates communication which goes beyond words, enables meanings to be shared, and promotes the development and maintenance of individual, group, cultural and national identities. It is powerful at the individual level because it can induce multiple responses – physiological, movement, mood, emotional, cognitive and behavioral.
Music in the society can be effective in conjunction with other interventions in promoting relaxation, alleviating anxiety and It has also been used to promote appropriate behavior in vulnerable groups and enhance the quality of life of those who cannot be helped medically.
Q: What is your most embarrassing moment?
They are much, but to mention a few, I can remember a show I paid for & I submitted my disk. When they call me for performance, the DJ noticed my disk has been broken by someone, that I don’t even know the person up till now. I had to do a Freestyle that day, of which I was having Catarrh & Cough, my voice that day eh, so terrible & horrible. Another one was when I was performing my song on stage and as a Dancer also I decided to give my fans some crazy steps & Stunt I just learned just to make them go Wow, But unfortunately I fell down & I broke my Leg. It was the DJ & the emcee that helped me out of the stage, actually, the scenario made me be more popular in school then.
Q: Is there anytime you ever regret doing music?
No, Not At all.
Q: What is the plan ahead for 2017, any album soon?
Yes. I am planning on shooting my 2nd Video next year February and My Album which will contain 16 tracks will also be out any time next year.
Q: Who is your female crush in the industry?
In Africa It’s Yvonne Nelson, Foreign It’s Kim Kardashian.
Q: Who will you like to spend a night with between Kim and Yvonne?
Ahaha, lol, both of them
Q: Any final words to your fans?
I would like to say a very big thank you to all my Fans & they should keep on believing in me, very soon I will make them all proud of me.