Idrees Ibrahim popularly called ” SHABZY ” is a talented rap artist, a song writer, a leader and a visionist. He has many tracks to his credit and has featured many top artistes both abroad and home. Currently, he is the founder of a very popular crew making wave now in the music industry and trending so fast. He hails from the great city of Ilorin in Kwara state and his numerous achievements so far in taking music industry in kwara state to the next level has made our crew pay him a visit for an official interview. Out of his tight schedule, he entertained us at the Towers, Princess Luxury and Resorts, Ilorin Kwara State. Where he was to perform at a show organised by the management of princess luxury and resort. Below are our conversations with him:
CORRESPONDENT: “CAN WE MEET YOU”?
SHABZY: ” My names are Idrees Ibrahim a.k.a Shabzy”
CORRESPONDENT: “TELL US MORE ABOUT YOU APART FROM THE LITTLE WE KNOW ABOUT YOU”
SHABZY: “I was born in ilorin on the 6th day of April, 1990,am from patigi local government area of kwara state,am a rap artist,a singer and a song writer..now working with a crew called DREAM CHASERS MUSICAL GROUP (D.C.M.G). It’s a group i formed with a few friends who has d same believe as me,in a nutshell its a musical and rap group. Currently we have a viral video out which we shot at Bida Niger state of Nigeria. It was shot there because that is where d crew is currently making waves”.
CORRESPONDENT: “WHERE WAS THE NAME ‘SHABZY’ COINED FROM”?
SHABZY: “Shabzy is my stage name,coined from my local name Shaaba….they call me ‘Onikoyi’ too and recently the name ‘jagunlabi’ is gradually making way coz of a song i did with the same title but the a.k.a still stand as Shabzy”.
CORRESPONDENT: “TELL US ABOUT YOUR DEBUT INTO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY”
SHABZY: “I took up music as a career in 2012. My debut song should be a song i did way back with the title ‘e mi Shabzy noni’…I rapped on Dagrin’s instrumentals of d song ponponpon”.
CORRESPONDENT: “WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU DO AND WHY DO YOU CHOOSE IT”?
SHABZY: “Hip hop,i rap mostly then i sing a little bit
So i see myself as a rapper”.
CORRESPONDENT: “WHAT ARE YOUR ACHIEVMENTS SO FAR”?
SHABZY: “Won’t really call it achievement coz am not where i wish to be yet…but its all good,i shot a video with my crew n people are beginning to reckon with us…I have attended many shows and I have been nominated for so many awards, I have also done some projects with the likes of Johnny Brown of Ghana, our own Sleeky P, South Africa’s Rhymes Tee and so many others. Very soon we shall get there. Am working on another hot single, a’int disclosing the title now but trust me its Dope, just keep your fingers crossed and watchout for Shabzy”!
CORRESPONDENT: “WHAT INSPIRES YOU”?
SHABZY: “Good music and my good fellow artists inspires me to do good music,but my most inspiration is almighty God because without him i won’t b here today”.
CORRESPONDENT: “WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT IN KWARA STATE AND NIGERIA AS A WHOLE”?
SHABZY: “Entertainment in kwara state and Nigeria is moving in a very fast pace from what it use to be way back when i was still very young…these days u see alot of investors and show promoters encouraging up coming artist whereas way back its wasn’t like that”.
CORRESPONDENT: “ARE YOU UNDER ANY RECORD LABEL”?
SHABZY: “No record label for now,just a young guy hustling…but i have my own crew, dream chasers(D.C.M.G)of which i told u earlier. That is my back bone for now after d almighty God”.
CORRESPONDENT: “WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL/MENTOR”?
SHABZY: “Dagrin is the first mentor i had,he inspired me a lot,now people like reminisce and the likes of them in the music industry…every good artist inspires me”.
CORRESPONDENT: “YOUR MESSAGE TO YOUR FANS”
SHABZY: “God bless them and please keep supporting good music….team Shabzy(D.C.M.G) promise never to disappoint u…one love,stay positive in what you know how to do best”.
CAMERA TIME OUT>>>>>>>>>>>
That has been our conversation with Shabzy himself, I know his fans will be proud of him. From the management and crew of hiddenbeliefs.wordpress.com , we wish him the best in his quest for excellence.
BELOW ARE SOME OF HIS PROJECTS, DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN.
Download Shabzzy Igboro ni mi.mp3 – http://www.datafilehost.com/d/195629d4
Download shapzzy JAGUNLABI.mp3 – http://www.datafilehost.com/d/eeaf4cbb
Then for d viral video with my crew
Download dvd.mp4 – http://www.datafilehost.com/d/b5daa74f
For more contact and information,catch Shabzy on
#BBM – 79933DE8
#WHATSAPP – 08189033565 or call 07060450622
#FACEBOOK – search for Idrees Shabzy Ibrahim.
#TWITTER – @DCMG