Admin l Monday, May 16, 2022
LAGOS, Nigeria – For the top six contestants, this is the moment they have been waiting for. The time for serious business! The time to leverage the QuicktellerBarz and Notes Music talent show to showcase their talents, as well as show the world the stuff they are made of.
The first episode of the talent show started on a high note as the top six finalists recounted how they got to know about the show; what inspired their stage names;and how their musical journey started.
The budding starswere particularly excited that they will get to record their original songs during the show in additionto being mentored by A-List artistes and producers.
The six contestants include: Prince Macaulay-Smith aka Milly May Pod; Martins Asogwa akaMarrz;Emmanuel Elijah aka Eljay;Ann Nankling Damar aka Annie Daymar;Bobby Philip Eze aka Bobbi Phillie;OkechukwuChiamakaLovette aka Amakarh.
You can tell from their zeal to make good music thatthey will inspire the world that in no time,and soon become global stars. For the greater part of the first episode, they all shared their individual experiences of how they started and sought fulfillment intheir music career.
Eljay revealed that he started singing from his church’s children choir after whichhe progressed to the adult choir. This move deepened his music career, according to him, as churches started inviting him for their concerts. This marked the beginning of his journey as an artiste.
On her part, Annie Daymar said she picked interest in singing at a tender age of 7years; she further took it serious in junior secondary schoolwhen her seniors told her she has a lovely voice.
Marrz said he has always been into music, noting that whenever he sings people commend him. While growing up, he listenedto a lot of Drake and Lil Wayne’s songs. These songs inspired him to express himself freely and stay focused on music.
Milly May Pod said he did everything possible to ensure he made it in music. Along the line, he became an MC, hypeman, a manual labourer, salesboy, farmer, but he came back to music because he enjoys doing it.
Bobbi Phillie said he started music by doing covers of people’s song. His first experience in the studio was when he was working in a boutique, his colleague did a song and he rapped on it and when the song was released the reception was mind-blowing.
Amakarh said she knew she was going to do music since 2017 and at the time, her friend that works withMavin Records gave her some pointers. Afterwards, she started writing songs for some popular Nigerian celebrities before she started doing music for herself.
The first episode ended with so much to look forward to as they were enthusiastic of using music to inspire fans. Perhaps you have missed the first episode of the QuicktellerBarz and Notes show, you can still watch it now on YouTube.