Catching PHEELZ by Designer Tasha & Simeon Akinbulumo
An exquisite day in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria and we’re getting ready the artistic area for the arrival of Pheelz. We wished to ensure he felt the inventive vitality and freedom when he’s taking pictures. Pheelz arrived and Designer Tasha walks him by means of his wardrobe and reveals him his customized items of attire together 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 is just not solely an exceptional producer and music artist, he’s additionally a artistic artist and has astonishing art work. We wish you to dive into this interview and get the entire questions answered that you just had about Pheelz, as a result of we’re undoubtedly catching PHEELZ…
Introduce your self to people who could not know who you might be?
I’m Pheelz, a music producer, artist, and artistic genius.
The place did the identify “Pheelz” come from?
It began with my chemistry instructor 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 other people additionally encourage me.
Inform us concerning the first time that you just realized that you just have been a giant 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 may get into the pinnacle. So I simply select to see myself as human and I reside my life and inform my story by means of songs. Nevertheless far that reaches, then that’s fantastic by me. I simply wish to see myself like as all people else — a human dwelling life.
You might be such a legend and the power 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, once 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 truly. However being the producer simply received extra gentle 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 might have labored with each person who an artist or producer would wish to work with, who do you need to work with?
Proper now, I’ve an extended listing of individuals I’d prefer to work with. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Drake, Rosalía, Adele, Billie Eilish…everybody at this level.
Clarify your style fashion and your affect.
My style 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 observe any rule. I don’t consider in guidelines or bins. I simply put consolation first and gown how I really feel.
How was your expertise working with Designer Tasha on this shoot?
It was enjoyable working together with her…good vitality. Plus, I just like the appears and the vibe. For me, it was all concerning the vitality and the vibe!
Inform us one thing about you that we don’t know… favourite meals?
My favourite meals proper now’s 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 gown 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 might be launched this yr. 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 wish to learn 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 artistic area the place I categorical myself by means 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 might be launched very quickly. However for now, the following venture is an EP which might be launched subsequent yr. I’ll be wrapping up the yr 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 totally different. However one factor I’ll say is recognize 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