Fahoy music’s frontline act, Humphrey Osagie Afobhokhan, popularly known as BadboiHY, is set to release his first major EP in a few days. The title is 11:11.
The singer says he makes music as a global citizen, adding that his melodic sense is rooted in Afro modes but are unconstrained by them.
The musical act stated that he has a stable of producers, who deliver some of the most innovative rhythm tracks.
He stated that his popularity is spreading worldwide because of the consequential ideas he communicates through his music.
Describing the kind of music he makes, the singer says his “music is spiritual, speaks of reality, hope and takes over you if you listen to it more often.”
Talking about what sets his music apart, he says his music speaks of reality, “it’s something that takes over your mind and soul because when it speaks of life and reality then that’s all you need. My music appeals to people who have gone through what I’m talking about, it hits them differently and for the sound, the melody is quite serenading which heals at the end of the day.”
Speaking on what the body of his work entails, the “Zero Billing” crooner said it speaks of manifestation when reality takes over a person’s consciousness and comes to life. “My music tells you that there’s hope; it encourages you to stay active and protect your energy; it’s more than the lyrics or sound, it’s the message I’m passing across.”
BadboiHY’s says his Afro Trap is catchy and supreme, with melody and lyrics that go beyond expectations.
Talking about what inspires his work, he says he believes the universe works towards one’s advantage if they follow the principles of staying positive to manifest reality.
The singer expressed his belief in angel numbers, stating that his angel number “11:11”, is a number sequence in numerology. BadboiHY says he believes one has to stay positive to manifest what they have prayed for because the subconscious brings prayers to reality.
On releasing his video, he disclosed that he and his team are currently planning to release visuals after the promotion of his audio single.
Speaking about the creative process behind his songs, he said he lets his reality take over his subconscious and bring about beautiful melody; hence it is a spiritual process, as it takes over him.
In his words, “You can only sing of the things I sing of when you go through them; they just flow. It is something you have to be in tune with and so it is not fiction. I allow it to flow and that is how I make music, other times I reminisce on certain things that open the flow.”
On his influencers in music and who he would love to collaborate with, the songwriter, instrumentalist and entertainer mentioned that he would not say he is influenced by any specific act but he appreciates and likes some acts, which he believes really do it well, adding that he said he is self influenced and he is his own reason he sings.
Talking to us about who he would love to collaborate with, the singer said he would like to collaborate with Olamide as he believes he does his thing well.
On what’s next for him, he said at the moment he’s just vibing to the music on the ground and looking forward to putting out more music in the latter part of the year.
He added that he is also looking at involving his online fans extent so they can feel the impact and be a part of the project.