Coronavirus has deprived me of hanging out with friends and family – Rapper Febian Marine
Fast-rising rapper and singer, Febian Chinedu Okoh, popularly called Febian Marine, spoke with Temitope Adetunji about his music career, family background, his passion for music and his newly released songs titled “ Correct and For your Pocket”
The Musician also shared his experiences on how Covid-19 has affected him as a Singer.
What’s your brand name and tell us about it
My brand name is Febian marine and my real name is Febian chinedu okoh , I’m a songwriter-producer rapper and singer, I hail from Delta state grew up in Lagos state.
When did it start and for how long have you been doing what you do?
I’ve been doing music for over 15years or more
What inspired you into choosing this path
It’s a talent given to me by God so music chose me
What kind of music do you sing?
I do any kind of music from Afrobeat to RnB pop-reggae blues rap music any type of music depending on the mood and how the spirit leads
The industry seems to be saturated already with a lot of stars, What’s the uniqueness of your brand that will make you stand out?
My brand got so much style, classiness and that is something that is hard to see in the industry these days
How has it been so far?
It has not been easy but all thanks are to God for the gift of life
What was the reaction of your parents when they discovered you chose a career in music?
They supported me because they saw my passion for music
Who inspires you within and outside the industry?
In Nigeria, my first cousin Franco tia Tia back in the days and outside Nigeria JayZ R-kelly
What’s the biggest moment of your career since you started?
When I performed alongside with aka a South African rapper in South African and I stole the show
Please discuss how you interact with and respond to fans?
I take my fans as my family so I relate with them as peaceful family members relate.
Have you ever dealt with stage fright?
Not at all
How has COVID_19 affected you as a Singer?
Well, so far the COVID-19 has affected every country of the world, it has affected every industry not just the music industry and also me as a singer because I cannot go for radio interviews or for TV stations interview or even hang out with my friends and family.
Have you released any song? How did you feel after your debut song was release
I have released a couple of singles and videos I have done a video for the song called “for your pocket and I just did a video for “correct” and I have a single like omofela, jogodo . And so far it’s been love from my fans and my family home and aboard and from everyone.
Tell us anything you want your fans to know?
Febian marine got talent is no fluke, I’m here to stay forever, if possible and I’m going to be doing big things and I am never gonna let dem down… And to my friends and family keep supporting good music, enjoy every minute of your life cuz you don’t know the next minute.