Popular Nigerian singer, Ahmed Ololade professionally known as Asake, has revealed that his sound is influenced by the Fuji genre.
In an interview with NATIVE magazine, Asake discussed the distinctiveness of his music. He claimed that despite being a fuji musician, he makes his music “presentable to everyone.”
“Omo, me I be Fuji artist o. I use actual music the same way Fuji artists do their thing. I only listen to Fuji, Gospel, Baddo and myself. I’m just making my own more presentable to everybody. That’s where I’m from, I no be from rich family, but me I love the foreign life so my own (music) has to be modern.
“My sound is my sound. That makes it my sound, because you can’t understand it. The moment I understand it, that means it’s not my sound, so I have to keep dipping into my sound.”
When asked how he was coping with fame, Asake said;
“I won’t lie it’s been very stressful. But it’s nice now, and it’s what I’ve been praying for. I’m just finding my way around it and I dey try live my life. I think it has to be stressful, that’s the fun of it, so you know you’re working. Sometimes sha, you gats do like say you tire, make them no talk say you be machine.”