Catching PHEELZ by Designer Tasha & Simeon Akinbulumo
An attractive day in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria and we’re making ready the inventive house for the arrival of Pheelz. We wished to verify he felt the creative power and freedom when he’s taking pictures. Pheelz arrived and Designer Tasha walks him by way of his wardrobe and exhibits him his customized items of attire along with his art work on it. Pheelz then supplied up an enormous hug & smile. All of his clothes have been made customized by Nigerian designers and we even had some customized sneakers finished for him. Pheelz just isn’t solely an exceptional producer and music artist, he’s additionally a inventive artist and has astonishing art work. We wish you to dive into this interview and get the entire questions answered that you simply had about Pheelz, as a result of we’re undoubtedly catching PHEELZ…
Introduce your self to those who could not know who you might be?
I’m Pheelz, a music producer, artist, and artistic genius.
The place did the title “Pheelz” come from?
It began with my chemistry trainer calling me “Pheel” and down the road, Olamide added the “z” to it and made it Pheelz so I simply caught with that.
The place are you from?
I used to be born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria
What conjures up you?
My life on the whole. God, the universe, and folks additionally encourage me.
Inform us in regards to the first time that you simply realized that you simply have been an enormous deal and that ppl seen you as well-known?
I really feel like I nonetheless haven’t realized that but as a result of such a realization might get into the pinnacle. So I simply select to see myself as human and I reside my life and inform my story by way of songs. Nevertheless far that reaches, then that’s tremendous by me. I simply need to see myself like as all people else — a human dwelling life.
You’re such a legend and the drive behind a number of unforgettable songs… What sparked your curiosity in producing?
I wished to make music for songs I used to be writing. I began writing poems at a younger age then I turned these poems to lyrics and later, after I wished to make music to my lyrics, I began producing.
Which is your old flame, being the artist or being the producer?
Being the artist really. However being the producer simply bought extra mild initially as a result of I wished to make beats to the songs I used to be writing. So being the artist was my old flame.
You may have labored with each person who an artist or producer would need to work with, who do you need to work with?
Proper now, I’ve a protracted listing of individuals I’d wish to work with. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Drake, Rosalía, Adele, Billie Eilish…everybody at this level.
Clarify your trend fashion and your affect.
My trend fashion is consolation first. I’ve to be comfy in no matter I put on. I like dressing how I really feel and I don’t comply with any rule. I don’t imagine in guidelines or packing containers. I simply put consolation first and costume how I really feel.
How was your expertise working with Designer Tasha on this shoot?
It was enjoyable working along with her…good power. Plus, I just like the seems to be and the vibe. For me, it was all in regards to the power and the vibe!
Inform us one thing about you that we don’t know… favourite meals?
My favourite meals proper now could be Amala. Lately, it has been a vital merchandise in my life. It was once beans and plantain, however proper now, it’s Amala.
How do you get ready for a present?
I costume fly as fuck. Do leaping jacks or push-ups simply to pump the blood into my coronary heart and my mind. Then, I’m able to carry out.
What’s your favourite tune that you’ve produced or written?
There’s a tune known as “Ballin” which will probably be launched this 12 months. I can’t wait to share it with the world.
What’s the story behind your chart topping single “Finesse”?
I used to be making beats within the studio with a newly signed producer named Miichkel. When he performed the beat, I believed it sounded dope. So, I added the melody, lyrics, and layers to the refrain. That’s how “Finesse” was born.
We so so need to find out about RiiTribe and RiiCollective.
The Triibe is what I name the group of people that assist me. Everybody who listens to my music and helps me on this journey. RiiCollective is a inventive house the place I specific myself by way of different artwork varieties. After I’m not creating music, I spend time engaged on graphic and movement designs.
From Dr Dre to ChainSmokers to Usher to French Montana and plenty of extra…Break it to us, what’s coming? & when will your album be dropping?
My debut album will probably be launched very quickly. However for now, the following undertaking is an EP which will probably be launched subsequent 12 months. I’ll be wrapping up the 12 months with a single known as “Ballin” and I can’t wait to place it on the market for the world to listen to.
What recommendation would you give to an upcoming producer or music artist?
I don’t like giving recommendation as a result of everyones journey is completely different. However one factor I’ll say is respect the valleys as a result of it makes the mountains make sense.
STYLIST: Designer Tasha
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Simeon Akinbulumo
PHOTOGRAPHER: Simeon Akinbulumo
DESIGNER & ASST STYLIST: Labake Temetan
PHOTO EDITOR: Albert Ogunde
APPAREL PROVIDED BY:
Mud Tribe of the Earth by Labake Temetan, Winston Leather-based, ILYSM, G-Starr, Designer Tasha, Earth on All