”Music has no language”-Rapper, Phyno
By Patricia Uyeh,
When the name Chibuzor Azubuike is mentioned, the name may not ring a bell but when ”Phyno” a.k.a Phynofino is mentioned, everybody can relate because of his unique music style and delivery.
The ”So far So Good” crooner, granted an interview recently where he talked about his music career, his albums, rapping in the Igbo dialect and more.
On what inspires his music, Phyno said:
”My daily activities inspire the music I do. That’s why I try my best so my music is real and for people to relate with what I am doing because it is real life not make-believe”
Speaking on his music career, he said:
”Music has to do with the inspiration that you have a particular time. What makes you a rapper is rapper, what makes you a producer is making beats, what makes you a musician is doing all genres of music . So, I am not a rapper. I sing, I write songs, produce and rap. Because I blew up in the industry as a rapper, doesn’t mean, I don’t do other stuffs too. Before, I became Phyno, the artiste, I produced songs for Timaya, Bracket , Flavour and J-Martins”
On doing music in his local dialect, Phyno said:
”There is no pressure at all, I am just living my life. If I really want to do music in English, I will. After all I started rapping in English but it’s not about the language anymore, it’s about doing what you know how to do, perfecting it and being known for something. You’d rather know me for rapping in Igbo than not know me at all…….Music has no language;the barrier is in your head”
Photo credit: Instagram @phynofino