Harrysong reveals secrets behind hit song Reggae Blues, more plans to surprise the fans


14 Apr 2016

Harrysong reveals secrets behind hit song Reggae Blues, more plans to surprise the fans

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– Five Star music star Harrysong speaks on career as well as plans to drop a new album titled Spontaneous soon

– The entertainer also talked about the secret behind his hit song Reggae Blues and how he got to create the sound

Nigerian music star and instrumentalist Harrysong recently spoke to Channels TV on his new album, music career and more.

From starting out with Question Mark entertainment, he moved on to Five Star music where his brand has enjoyed more success, visibility even as he has gone ahead to release several hit songs.

He explained that he owes his recent successes to the management at Five Star music.

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File photo of Five Star music star Harrysong
File photo of Five Star music star Harrysong

He said: “It’s [been] nine years and counting since I started recording, [I was] signed on, pushing the brand and the music, until we got to Five Star music and it worked, and it’s working.

“A lot of things have changed, the brand, the packaging, Mr. Songz is serious business [today], and the Five Star platform has taught me a lot when it comes to the music business. There’s a lot to push in the brand, push in the music and connecting with the fans also, and the money making part of the business…I give it to the platform, I give to the Five Star management and the whole team.”

On meeting with KCee and eventually getting signed to Five Star music, the Beta Pikin singer said everything dates back to seven years ago when he used to perform with his band at the Ojez Nite club, Surulere and KCee used to come watch him play as well as support him in cash and kind.

KCee was still part of the group KC Presh back then.

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On the inspiration behind the hit song Reggae Blues, he explained that he got the idea from people’s day to day experiences.

He said: “Reggae Blues was inspired by people’s stories, people complaining about their relationships, people complaining about their [friends], this one is not treating me right, this one is cheating, this one is not happy.

“So, I just wanted a happy song to encode everything and I came up with that piece. It’s just one of those songs. Reggae Blues affected everyone on the platform, it changed the sound also, you know people trying to revolve on that sound, of course it opened a lot of doors, [I mean] meeting people all around Africa and the world, travelling and seeing how people accept that sound.”

He added that the song also helped step up the brand Harry Song.

The entertainer also spoke about his soon-to-be-released album titled Spontaneous which he said will feature a number of A-list artistes such as MI Abaga, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade and KCee to name a few.

Catch the full interview below:

Harrison Tae Okiri also known as Harrysong is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who shot to fame following the release of his tribute song for Nelson Mandela in 2013.

The 35-year-old entertainer who was formerly signed to Question Mark Entertainment is currently signed to Five Star Music with Afro pop star Kcee.

 

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News Source: NAIJ, 9jaTales

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