Introducing port harcourt brightest young talents


Fameboy BL

22-year old Fameboy BL, started his music journey right from secondary school days. He toured classical music at the time prior to when Afro-music simmered within his consciousness. It formed him a unique set of sound built around the new generation of Nigerian music creators and listeners.

According to Fameboy, he formed a group called Acapella with a bunch of friends that he sang songs with. Performing those tracks relentlessly regardless the hurdles he faced. In his words, “We all had to face life after everything and since then I had been performing solo” He said. “Since we started doing our things individually, that was when Afro music hugged me” Fameboy revealed.

Formerly, he went by the stage name Jay_nice which later became Fameboy BL. According to him, “A stranger whom I do not know at a certain point called me famous boy while I was working on the road” He said. “Explaining to me how he knew me through my records at the time and from their I picked that name and to date I have been striving” Fameboy concluded.

“The BL on my name signifies believe, which has been my number one motivation to date” He added. For Fameboy BL, music is like the wine that fills the cup of silence within him. “I have come to realize that music is the only thing that keeps me happy even when I have nothing” He said. “I play music and sing along and I am satisfied” Fameboy BL explained gladly.

Currently, with several tracks in his catalog including the fresh debut EP under his belt, he is bridging the gap with his sounds for both Local and International listeners. Believing that the Port Harcourt market has not been fully tapped, Fameboy, motions towards introducing the world Port Harcourt culture and lifestyle through his artistry. While alot comes into play to inspire his music like children, the street, life and several elements. He mentions the likes of Fireboy DML, Joeboy, Omah Lay, Burna Boy and Ajebo Hustlers as those Influencing his art as he also looks forward to making music with them amongst others in due time.

On his debut 6-track EP, he entertained featured tracks from Vibe Killer & Lisa. Concluding that the next five years would walk him through becoming one of the next rated artiste within the Nigerian soundscape. He said fully trusting and believing the process without any shadow of doubt attached. Fameboy BL is a young star on the rise.

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