Dreams Records in ‘Hypa’ mode with alert
Every upcoming artiste dream of getting signed to a record label, holding the notion that the record label would help him or her achieve his or her dream of becoming a music superstar. For fast-rising afro-soul singers, Ekemode Rasheed Enitan and Ekemode Ganiu Omobolaji, who go by the stage name Hypa, the assumption became indeed real as it was dream come true for them on Tuesday, November 15, when fate smiled on them.
They were officially unveiled to the Nigerians and the entertainment industry as entertainers by Dreams Records in Ikeja, Lagos. Though not exactly new to the industry, their works have basically been on various social media platforms and online music stores. The duo, have been thrilling their fans on social media with their good music before Dreams Records came calling on them for a recording deal.
Both graduates of Lagos State University (LASU); they grew up in Bariga area of Lagos, where they started doing music in their neighbourhood, performing at shows around Bariga and its environs. While Rasheed Enitan also known as Ray studies Mass Communication, Ganiu Omobolaji also known as Jay studied Banking and Finance
Speaking at the unveiling, the chief executive officer of Dreams Records, Oni Kehinde Ebenezer, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to God towards the signing of the new acts to his label and wished them good success in the music industry.
He said, “We feel this is the right time to announce our first acts, Hypa, because we have listened to what they have to offer and we are convinced that they have what it takes to compete in the Nigerian music scene.”
Oni explained that it is his passion for music and love for the industry that propelled him to set the label, adding that he is passionate about what is in the pipeline and he is looking forward to discovering more talented acts to keep the label flying high.
“I believe that music is something that makes people happy. When you are down, you listen to music and become cool. It’s been very exciting and experiential being in the industry, and I will say that it can only get better,” he stated.
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