In a recent interview with media personality Angela Lee, Mr. Eazi—also known as Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade—the well-known musician and entrepreneur—revealed that singing was never his childhood goal.
According to the mechanical engineer, he accidentally entered the music scene. Only three years into his music career, Mr. Eazi claimed he didn’t feel fulfilled and that he had considered giving up after performing at Coachella in 2019.
He introduced himself as the owner of Zagadat Capital, an IT business. And this was similar to me getting tired of music.
as soon as they play at Coachella in 2019. Coachella’s opening day was the first time I performed there, and when I exited the stage, I felt nothing. Absent joy. no melancholy.
“For someone who never aspired to be an artist, I’m performing Coachella in my third year of my career, and I feel nothing.
“So, for me, it was a sign that I would either have to stop doing music or find another career. Because I needed to take a break or because it wasn’t a healthy sensation to have. I could have been burned out.
And when COVID struck, that’s when I first took a moment to reflect and try to plan my next course of action. I had founded Empawa, so I was learning about the music industry.
But even listening to music was wearing me out. Without music, how can a music industry be operated? So I just delegated that task to my colleagues.”