Musician, GT The Guitarman Briefly Describes The Thrills Of Fatherhood In New Interview

Singer, Olugbemiro Tokunbo Akigbogun, aka GT the Guitarman is a Nigerian musician who is recognisable because of his flawless falsetto and enviable guitar skills. He is believed to have one of the smoothest voices in the Nigerian music industry.

When he first came on the scene, many believed that he was destined for greatness and some even opined that he might one day win a Grammy.

Speaking to Punch in recent interview, the father of two, who welcomed his second child, a baby boy with his wife late last year, described the thrills of being a father. According to him, after marriage, being a father is the next best thing that has happened to him. He said:

“After being married, being a father is the next best thing that has happened to me. Fatherhood has made me to depend solely on God. Whenever I am having a bad day and I see my daughter, she makes everything alright.”

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In the interview, the Osi ma Gbomi singer also spoke about the music industry, complaining that some Nigerians seemed not to appreciate good music. He stated,

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“Nigerians sort of like mediocrity more. There is a level of talent that you have that Nigerians become lukewarm towards. The problem isn’t with the people alone; it also lies in the hands of the creatives.

When you are so gifted, you tend not to put in so much hard work into your craft. Highly talented people also need to put in a lot of work to promote their craft.”

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