‘I Turned Down Offers From All The BigLabels In Nigeria’ – Wale Turner


Indigenous rapper, Wale
Turner , recently sat down for an
interview, where he talked about his
music career.
Speaking with TheCable Lifestyle,
the 19 -year-old , who recently dropped
a video for his viral single, ‘No’ , shot
by Director Q, said:
“From dropping Instagram freestyles
to official videos is a very big thing
for me. This is what every upcoming
artist is always praying for”
“I’ve always dreamt of having my
official video shot by one of the
biggest directors in the industry.
Director Q shot my video. I got used
to doing my Instagram freestyles so
on the day of my video it felt like I
was doing my freestyles.”
On his new deal with Royce & Royce
Entertainment,
Turner spoke glowingly about the
label, saying it’s where
every upcoming act should want to be.
“My label is a family label. It’s the
label every upcoming artist would
crave for. Every upcoming artiste
should just pray for a helper. If you
find your helper trust me you will go
a long way.”
“When you pray to God to give you a
label everybody will just come –
Mavin, YBNL – you will just run
back”
“I got offers from all the big labels in
Nigeria”
On getting several offers from top
labels in the nation, he credited
his multilingual ability and
versatility as a pace setter.
“What I’m bringing to the table, you
guys can’t handle it. I’m the hottest,
even God knows”
“From day one I’ve always been
rapping with Yoruba, English, and
French. The kind of French I bring is
like pidgin French so you get to
relate to it. My kind of rap is very
simple and easy to understand.
“If I come out today and I want to
sing RnB, trust me. If I come and
want to do Fuji, trust me. Even God
knows. God gave me the talent.”
On artistes he would love to work with
he mentioned the likes of Wande Coal
and Olamide, referring to the latter as
his godfather.
“I want to work with Wande Coal,
I’ve always been his fan. Olamide
too. Olamide is my godfather.”
On his goals:
“I just want to create something
spectacular for my people and I just
want my name to be out there. Wale
Turner that came all the way from
Ketu. ‘Ketu to the world’.
“I came all the way from Instagram
videos on one small phone to official
videos. I just want to go
international but I want to hit the
Nigerian market first.

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