“Music is my talent, the Navy is my job, I actually serve and get paid, so I use my salary to further my music career.” A musician who also serves as a naval officer, Raji Musawir Olaitan talks about his new track, Grace, in an interview with.
What’s your name?
My name is Raji Musawir Olaitan, most people call me Olaitan, but in the military they used to call me by my last name Raji
You have work?
Yes, I am a singing military personnel, I work with the Nigerian Navy.
A naval officer who is also a musician, how is that?
Yes, I know it is not an easy task, music is my talent, the Navy is my job, I serve and they actually pay me, so I use my salary to boost my music career, I am always sure that it will not be in vain. love making music so i always pray for grace. As the fire boy said, when Grace found you, talent na jara.
What made you venture into music independently?
Music is everything that gives me strength when I’m depressed. I could vividly remember that 2013 had nothing, I don’t want to say anything; The only thing that gave me strength was my music composition, although the more you write, the more mature you become in music composition, so I know I have a long way to go and I will be successful at this.
When did you start making music?
I honestly started a long time ago, I can’t even say when it all started, but I started entering the studio in 2014!
Do you have a stage name?
Yes, Kingola is my stage name
Do you have any clues yet?
Yes I have two, Hustle and I do it where I introduced Tupat but the producer couldn’t fix the song well. The song (Make it) is one of the best songs I’ve written so far. But I have a new track that will debut on September 4th, I included Barry Jay on that one, it’s titled Grace.
Tell us about your new track
My second year in the navy I served training school, where the cute biola came in! I really didn’t know him!
So we met and we are both friends today! This song Grace with barryjhay, helped me get in touch with barryjhay.
The Grace track is a story about me and how many people think that I won’t get very far in life! Now is just the beginning with God’s Grace and my mom’s prayer.
Is there an artist you admire?
Really, I didn’t, I just do things my way! But I love Naira Marley! God, I hope my next project is with Naira.
Who is the artist you hope to work with?
I would like to work with Bellashmurda, Olamide, Seyi vibes, Davido, Burna boy, Mr Eazy and Wiz kid.
Is there something you would like to say to your fans?
First, I would like to thank everyone who supports me. It all started from home, family and friends. I really appreciate your effort to get me far. I would also like to add that people’s support means a lot to me, so keep coming. God bless you all