What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
I'm a singer specialize in different types of genres like R&B, Pop, Hip hop, a song writter, stage performers and an entertainer.
I go by the name Johnbosco a.k.a Nigeria JB a.k.a
Jay boy a.k.a Lover boy a.k.a Swagger boy a.k.a Star boy.
Do you work alone or in a group? If in a group, who are the others you work with?
I work alone and signed under a Record Label called Kiss Family Entertainment (KF).
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
Yeah! I have two Demo singles out now tittled: My First Girl + Call Ma Name ft Gdeeque, you can download, share and play my songs on the website & blog below. And singles from my forthcoming Album will be out very soon so watch out... http://www.reverbnation.com/johnbosco ,
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
I have participated in so many competitions e.g Peak Talent Show pts3 competition in ibadan e.t.c and so many shows which i can't mentioned.
Please list discography in which you have participated.
I have participated in
(1) My first girl by Johnbosco.
(2) Call ma name_ft_G'deeque by Johnbosco.
(3) Shout ma name_ft_Johnbosco by Don prince.
(4) Wanna cause trouble_ft_Johnbosco by C-code.
(5) Open Door_ft_Johnbosco, Yp & Tben by Pain Tee.
(6) Watcha leave by I-gee which i back up in the song e.t.c.
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
Nobody introduces me to music, his God almighty that inspire me. I started singing from my child hood as a Gospel singer, then in 2007 i traveled to spend some years with my sister, then i join a choir group in her church, from there i started building up myself, then i told my mom that i want to use my talent for good then she said i should go ahead if it is my dream.
Then i started chasing my dream, and in April 2010 i started music fully as an RnB, Pop, Hip hop artist and song writter.
What was your musical education?
I only sing then listen 2 music, nothing more.
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
Since i know that i have been chasing the dream when i was a kid then i realise that truely music is my way.
What is your creative process?
My creative process was when am alone, it even come anytime, anywhere even when am watching a movie or listening to music.
Sometime when i look at everything around me or when i remember my past, the inspiration comes.
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
Any time morning and night.
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
Hunnn i'm gonna work on it till am satisfied.
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
It's undescribe, it's a gift from God.
What part of your job is your least favourite?
I like all.
How often do you practice?
I practice everyday cos i do sing everytime.
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
I always feel good and happy.
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
The musician and groups that have been inspiring to my career were:
KENNIS MUSIC: 2face, ksb, jaywon e.t.c,
EMPIRE MATE ENTERTAINMENT: Banky w, Skales, wizkid e.t.c.
MOHIT RECORDS: Don jazzy,Dbanj, wande coal, Dr sid e.t.c.
Akon, psquare, Drake, Justin bieber, Sean kingston, Chris brown, Usher, Lil wayne, Mindless behavior, Lil Twist.
This are the names of musicians that have been inspiring me.
List three songs that are key to your life.
The songs that are key to my life are:
(1) My First Girl.
(2)Call Ma Name.
What should be done to stop piracy?
I dnt know what to say, am short of words because there is no how we can caught does people doing piracy, is just that they are spoiling our job by doing fake album disc.
What type of music do you detest?
I detest RnB, Pop and Hiphop.
What time did you get up this morning?
I woke up around 5:00am.
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
I sell myself and my music by sending my song to some web site for my fan to download, by playing my song on street, on air and performing at shows.
What other things have you done to make a living?
Just music and my study.
Have you ever played on the street or in the subway? How much did you collect each day?
I have never been paid just doing ma thing to get fame for now.
Who would you play with, without a doubt?
I can play with any good Artists.
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
Advice for the upcoming act like me is that they should never give up, they should be prayerful, they should not relent, they should be focus and determine, they should keep doing there thing and at the end there dreams will surely come through.
>>>Thanks to whohub for there interview. Once again it's your boy Johnbosco a.k.a Nigeria JB in the building since morning......
PRAA: Nigeria JB, Jay boy, Lover boy, Swagger boy, Star boy.