Thursday, August 5, 2021

Award-Winning Artist & Songwriter CIC Talks About His New Song “Pon It”

CIC has been making waves in music for years.  He tests the limits incorporating Kolloque and dialect to form his musical style. In his newest song “Pon It” you will experience the highs of love beautifully described in Kolloque.  Check out our interview below: 

How would you describe your new song “Pon It”? 

Ans: A new sound for me. Been waiting to try it for a while now. It’s an amazing banger and glad the fans like it. 

Is there anything unconventional or unusual about your music? 

Ans: I’ll say I like to mix both worlds. Old and new. Like to reach into the past and tap into the current trend without losing my originality.

What sets your music apart? What is unique, or at least uncommon?

Ans: Lyrics and wordplay. If it’s not solid, it’s not me.

Has your musical journey had a deliberate direction, or did it simply gradually evolve in whatever direction it found?

Ans: I worked hard so I always knew where I was headed. God saw the need to place me here.

Who are your main musical influences?

Ans: Honestly, I don’t have a specific one. I listen to variety of songs for all genre. But Wizkid is my favorite artist so. Lol 

Who is your top five favorite Artists of all time? Why those artists?

Ans: Wizkid, Ofori Amposah, Cassidy, Banky W and Jaredo 

Reason is I like listening to lyrical contents and catchy vibes.

What is your top five favorite albums of all time? Why those albums?

Ans: CIC-1994, Wizkid-Made in Lagos, SFTOS,  Banky W - Songs about you, Cassidy- I’m a hustla 

I like blending sounds so they kind of kick it for me.

What is your top five favorite songs of all time? Why those songs?

Ans: wizkid - Ojuelegba, CIC - Morning, Banky w- Made for you, Tuface - Nobody and  MI - one naira 

Have you always been interested in music? Was there a particular song/performance that made you say "Woah! I want to do that!"?

Ans: I was birthed a musician I think cuz my parents were choristers. Music is just not commercial for me. Had bad temper so it was my safe haven. 

What do you enjoy most about being an artist?

Ans: Recording how I feel and people connecting to it. 

What does your music say about you?

Ans: one word: UNIQUE

Check out CIC lates song “Pon It” on iTunes. It’s dope!!!

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