TROG World Media hosted a personal interview with upcoming artiste Chantel who introduced herself as OJUOLAPE PELUMI MARY and explained the interpretation of her stage name as a term that was coined from the words “chant” and “tell”.
She revealed that looking back, her background was full of opposition that it would have been difficult to conclude she will end up as a music artist. She started writing music because she found solace in it and that it was a get away from the noise reality had to offer.
She says being a music artiste will always be her first choice but if music didn’t work, she would definitely be a fashion designer; she further described her creative process as to involve self motivation, determination and most importantly a sprinkle of soothing music. All this including personal experience come together to inspire her to make good music, this shows she is very intentional about her content.
She then revealed her role models to be Tiwa Savage and Beyonce, she said her most favorite song to perform is Iremide remix, which written by very herself.
When asked what inspires her music, she replied that it depends on her mood and environment. She said the next frontier for her to conquer as an artist will be to make music that would transcend time, launching award winning Album(s) was stated to be a desired goal too. Owing to her interest in fashion designing she included that having a cloth brand would not be a bad idea. She disclosed that it was her heart desire to fulfil all these within the next five years.
She further mentioned during the interview that she would change how female performers/acts are perceived and treated in the music industry.
And On a final note, she sent a message out to her every fans promising to always make good music and never let them down especially when it came to contents.