Sunday, 24 March 2013


Oladeinde Adeyemi Philip a.k.a Chase-P, is a talented Hip-hop artiste of many active years in Nigeria’s music industry. His love for Hip-hop is easily felt from his depth of knowledge of the genre and from the breadth of his association with notable hip-hop music makers within Nigeria.

Chase-P has several productions to his credit.
Shama Wo Mi” titles of his latest effort; a super love song, it is a lead-song whose feel and flow light-up the dark and heavy mind with lyrical beauty and sound sweetness. From its bass line to its blazing chants, this particular song tells of Chase-p’s grasp of the art.
It is vividly reflective of his many years of learning and experience in the world of Hip-hop music.
Its other singles are “Fategunsi” and exquisite Tonite
Chase-P is from Ogun State and a graduate of Architecture from Ogun State Polytechnic.
He hardly speaks except its necessary. He is quiet and easy going.
He comes across as an understated person. He spoke very briefly to Editor-in-chief,Akinnagbe Akintomide on his life and musical career.
Excerpts from the interview below
Tell us a little about yourself?      
My name is Oladeinde Adeyemi Philip;from Sagamu Ogun State.Studied Architecture at Ogun State Polytechnic,now Moshood Abiola Poly.
What prompted you into doing music?                        
Something of great interest right from childhood. Miming and dancing.
How is the journey so far?          
Been a rough and tough one, so many ups and downs, smiles and frowns running along with disappointments but I thank God for today.
Among the rave of the moment in the music industry now, who do you see as a threat and why?
Nobody. I feel my style is unique and divine of which nobody else does it. Now that I’m out, who knows if there would be.
You’ve been in the industry for a while now and not much has been heard about you. Any particular reason for that?
I actually laid back for personal reasons.
Tell us about your love life?
Zipped lips.
The latest craze of musician having kids out of wedlock,what is your view on this?
Mistakes are bound to happen. Artistes are humans and this is also common in other professions. So why should it be a big thing when it comes to artistes
The media and social network was awashed last year over your tiff with Skailey.Could you please shed more light about what really transpired between you guys?
I’d like to keep issues like this a little bit private.
Who do you aspire to have a collaboration with local and international?
Locally, there’s 2face,9ice,Blaise and Reminisce.
In short any tight artiste, I’m good to go.
Internationally,my idol are Dr. Dre,Snoop,Eminem and 50 cents.
In the next five years, where do you see yourself?
At the very top
Any parting words to your fans that have been supporting your career?
I know I have a lot of die-hard fans right behind me for the past 10 years. Not forgetting the new ones, they’ve been my driving force in the music industry and am using this medium to let them know that I appreciate them and I promise I won’t let you guys down.


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