And Beautiful : Stefy Z
Interview by: Toke Suave
Ikhazuagbe Stephanie is a female rapper and singer. She discovered her singing and rapping abilities at a young age and she’ll be releasing her single titled ‘Loving’ on the 14th of February same as Valentine’s day.
Let’s get to know her a bit.
My name is Ikhazuagbe Stephanie Ekijeme.
I was born on April 10. Not sure if I should disclose the year but in Lagos state . I’m the third child of four.
Do you recall any interesting story regarding your birth?
Lol.. I’m not sure I can remember events from my birth tho ..?.
But my mum always reminds me that my birth was the most painful amongst all her 4 children.
Wow, quite interesting. How do you describe yourself as a student of UNILAG?
Well as a student I’ve got to say I’m just trying to enjoy the best of my time .. I see the whole process as a form of self definition .
I love a lot of things about Unilag , common it’s unilag we are talking about here .. from all the people I’ve met to the ones I met everyday.. it’s quite nice
What type of extracurricular activities do you partake in?
Apart from being an artist which is my main focus I sometimes indulge in sporting activities.
Do you have a person you idolize as a musician?
Idolize , no . But I respect a lot of artists from the new school to the old school.. the likes of Jay Z , Eminem, Young ma , Sia, davido.
What do you do during your spare time?
During my spare time .. besides writing lyrics and going to the studio ; I honestly just relax and reflect on my life .
Do you have any pet?
Yeah I love pets .. I have two dogs ..
What’s your favourite band/music?
My favorite music band as at when I fell in love with music was west life .listening to their band actually instigated my love for music.
What would people you know find surprising about you as a person?
When people get close to me they discover that am more understanding than they think and oh .. I can’t swim
What’s the inspiration behind your single ‘Loving’?
I’ve been in really bad and shitty relationship and deep down I discovered I deserve more love.
Who was your first love?
Ah ?.. first love would be Christ.
Have you had your heart broken?
Have I had my heart broken? yes , a couple of times , but I’m still persistent on finding true love.
Awwwwn, I really hope you find uncompromising true love and me too.
Have you broken any heart?
Have I broken any heart. sadly yes but it was never intentional.
If you could meet any historical figure, past or present, who would it be and why?
If I could meet a historical figure it would be Micheal Jackson .. honestly I am a big fan of Micheal Jackson , I feel would have been a couple of things I can learn from him.
Who’s your biggest fan?
My mother is my biggest fan
Lyrics and download link for ‘Loving’ will be available on February 14th.