Bemyoda is as much a creative writer as he is a beautiful singer.
He does not present you music that is the norm; every line is the summary of a deeper meaning, every phrase explains a concept larger than it.
To him, music is first an expression of who its creator is, it has to be…
He started writing at 14, articles that won essay competitions for his school. Then songs that were only sung in quiet places, to himself, alone. He would later pen songs that would become easy favorites for his university choir.
His musical influences are India Arie, Tracy Chapman, Jill Scott, and Dwele, John Legend, amongst others. Of Nigerian-born artistes he speaks of his respect for Asa and Nneka, two singers who defy the usual to do what their hearts say.
When you listen to his music, do this one thing; listen. His words will paint you pictures. Visualize.