(1) What’s your Name?

Ans: ADEDAPO MOBOLAJI ADEYEMI as known as Novakillz

(2) For those hearing of you for the first time, how would you describe yourself as an artist?  

I’m a modern approach to Nigerian music. My sound is fresh, youthful, fun and creatively dynamic. I try to make sure I connect with my fans through the music I make.

(3) How long have you been involved in making Music?

Been recording for about 5 years. Started as soon as I got out of secondary school and ive continued to explore my talent since then.

(4) How did you get into Music? And what inspired you to take music seriously?

Back in secondary school I used to rap and sing from time to time with some classmates. We used to mess around with freestyling and recording on laptops. Ever since then my love for music has seamlessly continued to grow. It wasn’t something I planned, it just happened. That’s life I guess.

(5) Where do you get Inspiration for your Music?

I get inspired by the people around me, things going on in the environment surrounding me and my personal relationships with people I care about. Inspiration can be drawn from anything, that’s the beauty of music. I try to make sure I stay true to myself so my fans and people listening to my music for the first time can connect and relate to it.

(6) Are you signed to a record label? 

No, im currently an independent artsite with my own management team that I work with closely.

(7) What is life like as an UpComing Artist?

To be honest I don’t see myself as upcoming anymore, theres a much bigger picture to music. I know I have already put in the required effort in the studio. Soon enough, the rest will come.

(8) Have you done an album yet? If no, have you got any project you’re working on at the moment?

I released a mixtape project in 2012 tittled WHO IS NOVAKILLZ W.I.N. It had 16 songs on it with a bonus track. At the moment im working on releasing my new singles online and on radio in about 2 weeks

(9) What is it about you that sets you apart from other artists?

I think my approach and passion for music make the difference.

(10) What has been the highlight of your career so far?

So far I thank God for everything because ive been able to meet all kinds of people and opportunities through music but, not withstanding, getting signed to BALCONY ENT Management co-owned and founded by international Hollywood actor DAYO OKENIYI and featuring in the 2013 Eldee video WE MADE IT FT SOULJAY. In this video I played the role of the young Eldee in the very captivating storyline

(11) If you had to work with one person in the industry, who would it be and why?

At this stage im open to working anyone but since I have to be specific, I’ll go with NAETO-C

(12) Besides music, what other activities do you participate in?

Apart from music I studied business administration in uni

(13) Name 3 songs that we would expect to find on your iPod or Music Player

1 Lauryn Hill- Cant take my eyes off you. 2 Bob Marley featuring Lauryn Hill- Turn the lights down. And any song by Novakillz

(14) What are your biggest challenges?

My biggest challenge so far has to be remaining focus and staying grounded. Sometimes everything happens really fast but you have to be level headed in order to deal with those situations.

(15) Where do you see yourself five years from now?

To be honest in less than five years I see myself being a leading act in the international/ African music scene. I’m not trying to hype myself but I believe the music is more powerful than me and there is no limit to what we can do with it.

(16) What is your opinion of the current state of Nigerian music?

It’s exciting on a way because people have started to diversify the industry more.

(17) Any plans to expand across Africa and the world?

Absolutely, I’ve already had my songs featured on various international blogs and I was managed by an international hollywood actor so at this point its about working on being a more physical and visual presence in those places.

(18) What is the greatest thing about working in the music industry? And what would you change if you had the opportunity?

The opportunities are endless and you get to meet a lot interesting people along the way. People you use to idolize gradually become friends.

(19) Throughout your career so far, what’s the best advice that someone has given you? And what advice would you give to fellow UpComing artists? 

I’ve been lucky enough to hear a lot of good advice. My brother told me to just keep being dedicated to music if its what I want to do. Eldee told me he sees similar potential in me that he saw in wizkid when he was coming up in the earlier stages of his career. I’ll advice fellow artistes to try and be leaders not followers.

(20) What do you think about what the “Alaba Hits” company is doing for all the upcoming artists, promoting their music?

I think is a very innovative initiative and im happy to be a part of it.

(21) And last but not least, where can your fans get your music?

Fans can checkout my soundcloud page and also like the OFFICIAL NOVAKILLZ Facebook fan page

General Info

Artist Name
Nova killz
Home Page
Hip Hop

Contact Info

Lagos, NG

W.I.N(WHO IS NOVAKILLZ) coming soon..


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