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“My ultimate dream as a musician is performing at the Super Bowl, World Cup – Boylexxy

By Guardian Nigeria
13 August 2022   |   6:35 pm
Ayomide Alex Olanipekun, popularly known as Boylexxy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, born in Agege, Lagos state and based in Atlanta, USA. In this interview, he talks about his music and more. Please introduce yourself? I’m Boylexxy, from Lagos, Nigeria and I reside in Atlanta, Georgia. How will you describe your genre of music?…

Boylexxy

Ayomide Alex Olanipekun, popularly known as Boylexxy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter,
born in Agege, Lagos state and based in Atlanta, USA. In this interview, he talks about his music and more.

Please introduce yourself?
I’m Boylexxy, from Lagos, Nigeria and I reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

How will you describe your genre of music?
My genre of music is Afrovibe because it stems from Afrobeats and it gives you a vibe.

How did music start for you and what influenced the decision?
I started making just by being around friends that make music and kept on crossing paths with a lot of entertainers and that influenced me into making my own music.

Given the competitiveness of the music industry, what’s your own unique selling point?
My unique selling point is by bridging the gap between Africans, African Americans, African
Caribbean and going international from there because my music is already being listened to in countries such as Russia and Slovakia.

Let’s talk about your new single “Kowole” what’s the story behind the song?
I gave 1da banton an idea of the sound and flow that I wanted and we both worked on the
concept together, from there “Kowole” was birthed.

What other artists do you see yourself working with in the future?
I see myself working with the likes of Olamide, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido. You know, like the
top dogs because I see myself as being one of them someday.

What is the greatest sacrifice you have made for your music career?
The greatest sacrifice I made for my music career was to put school on hold so I can focus on my music career more.

What are the challenges of an artist in diaspora pushing for a break in Nigeria?
The greatest challenge us Nigerian artists in diaspora face is Nigerians showing us love the
same way they show Nigerian artists that live in Nigeria.

What is your ultimate dream as a musician?
My ultimate dream as a musician is performing in the superbowl and also the world cup and
selling out my own shows around the world.