Runtown gave me career-long inspiration. – Seyi Vibez, singer

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Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Balogun Afolabi Oluwaloseyi also known as Seyi Vibez has revealed that ace musician, Runtown is one of the artistes that inspired him to do music.

The ‘Bullion Van’ crooner made the disclosure while while hanging out with Runtown and UK-based journalist and podcaster, Adesope Olajide aka Shopsydoo.

In a video that surfaced online, Adesope said Runtown was the first person to introduce him to Seyi Vibez’s music four years ago.

“Runtown inspired my whole career” – Singer, Seyi Vibez

In response, the buzzing artiste said the ‘Mad Over You’ crooner was the mentor that inspired his entire career.

“Let me tell you something that you don’t even know, Runtown was the first person to mention Seyi Vibez to me almost four years ago,” Shopsydoo said.

Seyi Vibez replied; “That’s why I said he [Runtown] is my OG. The likes of Runtown inspired my whole [music] career, trust me. I swear down.”

In similar news…

Mavin Records artiste, Alexander Adelabu also known as Magixx has revealed that Afrobeats singer, Lagbaja was one of the biggest musical influences during his childhood.

He made this known during an interview where he mentioned Canadian pop star, Celine Dion, late American rappers, Tupac and Biggie and Afrobeats pioneer, Fela Kuti as artistes that also impacted his music.

Magixx, however, said the musicians that influence him today are Drake, Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy, who all make him believe in African music.

He said; “I have had big inspirations from way back. Lagbaja is one huge influence on my music. I also love Celine Dion, as well as the late Tupac and Notorious BIG. I also listened to lots of Fela’s music when I was a child, and that of many others, because my dad often played music in the house.

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