EXCLUSIVE CHAT WITH OUR STAR OF THE MONTH ON INSTAGRAM DM
HYBRID: WHAT’S YOUR GIVEN NAME AND HOW DID YOU COME ABOUT YOUR STAGE NAME ”JOEBOY”?
JOEBOY: My name is Akinfenwa-Donus Joseph, joeboy was a nickname i was given by my peers back in the secondary school.
HYBRID: MAY WE GET A SLIGHT BIOGRAPHY OF JOEBOY?
JOEBOY: I am the last born from a family of 6, [3 boys and a girl] and grew up in LasGidi, i am 21 years of age, started music at 17 years old.
HYBRID: HOW DID YOU AND MR. EAZI COME ABOUT YOUR TRENDING TRACK ”FAAJI”?
JOEBOY: I met Mr Eazi on instagram 2017, after he saw a video of my cover for Ed Shareen’s shape of you song and jumped on it.
HYBRID: WHAT DO YOU CALL YOUR STYLE OF MUSIC AND WHICH ARTISTS ARE YOUR BIGGEST INFLUENCES?
JOEBOY: My style of music is any genre [trap, afropop, rnb etc.] with a fusion of afrovibes. i look to artist like burnaboy, wizkid and Mr. eazi as influences.
HYBRID: CAN YOU TELL US THE PRODUCERS OR ARTIST YOU WOULD LIKE TO WORK WITH.
JOEBOY: I would really love to work with sarz.
HYBRID: WHAT SHOULD YOUR FANS BE EXPECTING FROM YOU NEXT. IS AN ALBUM, EP OR MIXTAPE ON THE HORIZON?
JOEBOY: A lot lol, Bigger collaborations, i’d most likely drop an ep this year, a documentary about my music journey and lots more, i would love my fans to stay tuned.
HYBRID: WOULD YOU BE LOOKING AT INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN THE FUTURE OR ARE YOU STICKING TO DOMESTIC ARTISTS IN THE LONG RUN?
JOEBOY: Really no limits, both international and local collabos.
HYBRID: THANKS JOEBOY