Catching PHEELZ by Designer Tasha & Simeon Akinbulumo
A ravishing day in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria and we’re getting ready the artistic house for the arrival of Pheelz. We needed to verify he felt the creative vitality and freedom when he’s capturing. Pheelz arrived and Designer Tasha walks him by means of his wardrobe and reveals him his customized items of attire together with his paintings 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 accomplished for him. Pheelz will not be solely an outstanding producer and music artist, he’s additionally a artistic artist and has astonishing paintings. We would like you to dive into this interview and get the entire questions answered that you simply had about Pheelz, as a result of we’re positively 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 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 evokes you?
My life generally. 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 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 might get into the top. So I simply select to see myself as human and I stay my life and inform my story by means of songs. Nevertheless far that reaches, then that’s effective by me. I simply need to see myself like as everyone else — a human dwelling life.
You’re such a legend and the pressure behind a number of unforgettable songs… What sparked your curiosity in producing?
I needed 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 needed to make music to my lyrics, I began producing.
Which is your past love, being the artist or being the producer?
Being the artist truly. However being the producer simply received extra mild initially as a result of I needed to make beats to the songs I used to be writing. So being the artist was my past love.
You could have labored with each person who an artist or producer would need to work with, who do you want to work with?
Proper now, I’ve a protracted record 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 comply with any rule. I don’t consider in guidelines or packing containers. 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 in regards to 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. Not too long ago, it has been an important 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 music that you’ve got produced or written?
There’s a music known as “Ballin” which will likely 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 assumed 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 artistic house the place I specific myself by means of different artwork varieties. Once 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 lots of extra…Break it to us, what’s coming? & when will your album be dropping?
My debut album will likely be launched very quickly. However for now, the following venture is an EP which will likely 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 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