Michael XG


(1) What’s your Name?

     Michael XG

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

     Great Writer

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


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

   Its always been my dream, its always been second nature to me, so it wasn’t a hard   decision to take.

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

     My experiences in life, things i see and read about.

(6) Are you signed to a record label? 


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

     It not easy, very little help from those who know he business, and some try to rip you off

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

     Yes i have an album

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

     I’m self-critical, and also listen well to critics and use that to improve my content and delivery to my audiences

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

       i was at this radio station Star fm when i visited zimbabwe and when they played my song they loved it, i got a lot of offers that day.

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

     Don jazzy……….. don baba is just the best no contest, i would improve and learn alot under him.

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

     I’m also a programmer, C#, asp.net…..

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

     doro bucci, superstar iceprince, m.i chairman

(14) What are your biggest challenges?

       breaking into the music industry

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

       reaching out to a larger audience

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

Its doing great, but a lot of work has to be done on content………. its the next phase of its growth.

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


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

     its what i love doing and making a living from it feels like stealing money.

    i would give more opportunities to upcoming artist to showcase their talents.

expecially in rap.

(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? 

the biggest advice would be from waje, meet her once in a tee a show she listen to my first track i did pause for a minute and said it was great but i needed to add more naija vibe to it.

id tell them to be real, be u always

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

this is just great extremely great

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

Im working on a website which will be out soon but for now you can visit


this takes you straight to the music page on facebook

General Info

Band Members
Artist Name
Michael XG
Home Page
Hip Hop

Contact Info

Lagos, NG
michael egbo +263778715924

Michael Egbo (born 24th july 1988) better known by his stage name Michael XG, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and singer.
He is currently working on his debut album, and has released singles monkey(feat tolu project fame) and go quiet.
His music focuses on society, and everyday issues at the say time with a commercial delivery that will be acceptable.
He started music 3yrs ago, writing songs for various upcoming artist, got a break when he worked with international producer jeremy crump(from group waterseed based in atlanta).
The song he’s most known for, because of its commercial sound is “monkey” produced by tolu.
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