Seye Michael popularly known as Alagbawi Omo Ileri is a Nigerian born music star doing wonderful well in diaspora. The very handsome and highly creative singer ranks among the best music acts in United state of America.
The multiple award winning singer who started playing music at very tender age spoke with me about his life, career and other thing about him. Excerpts.
Kindly tell us about yourself
I have been in music industry since 1989 and I started my band over close to three decades.
My stage name is Seye Michael Music Entertainmwnt A.K.A Alagbawi Omo Ileri.
Take us in to the memory on how you become a musician?
I have a passion for music since when I was young. Music is what I love doing at very tender age. I was looking at some of my fathers in the industry and that gave me a lot of encouragement as a child.
And i started with the great calling back between 1989 to 1990 and I joined Olusola Samuel band called Sola Wight between 1990 to 1994 when I finished with my secondary school and I started my band in 1994 till date.
Which school did you attended?
I attended Oshogbo Grammar School and Loyola College and I changed to Urban Day Grammar School that is where I finished in 1994
What were your parent's reaction when you picked music as a profession?
My dad didn't like it because he was an accountant and I stated playing music as ajiwere.
But my mom supported me a lot in a blessed memory
How did you persuaded him to dance to your tune?
When I finished my secondary school and I went to the polytechnic of Ibadan he supported me after the completion of my school
How many album did you have to your credit?
I have 10 albums
Bamijo, Ayomitide, Living Testimony, In-house London, Journey of life, Exploit (Bujade) Back to Sender, Ijo Ope, expression
Who is your role model music?
Sir Shina Peter, is a great musician with lot of energy in him, I was looking up to him as a role model when I started. He carved a good niche for himself.
Your journey to overseas, how was the experience?
I First went to South Africa,from there I went to London and Germany and later moved to USA, where I currently staying.
As an artist in diaspora, how will you describe music in Nigeria and there?
Nigeria is much better than diaspora in time of producing music, we have the personels and equipment to work around. Moreover, to produce music in Nigeria is not expensive like here.
Tell us about your love life
I am married with 3 kids
What is the latest from you?
My 27 year on stage soon by his grace and the release of my new album 'New Glory' and my video
How many tracks did you have in the album?
5 tracks, all fantastic and inspirational songs.
Are you releasing both of them at a go?
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