Nigerian Idol 2021 has been concluded with the Kroseide Kingdom because the winner. In the course of the audition, we noticed the great, the unhealthy and the unhealthy. There have been a number of experiences that can cease for some time.
One among which is the case of Odueyungbo Olumayowa Victor, who audited for the highest value. Nevertheless, his listening to was minimize brief when the Nigerian star, Seyi Shay:, they fired him for a “horrible present.”
“Somebody lied to you. Somebody informed you to return right here and check out it. And this individual, it’s best to come again and inform them I am not your buddy,” Seyi informed Mr Victor.
Ms. Shay was later briefed: immense concentrate on the best way he spoke to the competitor:.
After such an expertise, Odueyungbo Olumayowa Victor who known as the arctic identify “Torrus”, teamed up with music producer Paul Cleverly:, to launch a brand new single “No Excuses”.
In the meantime, Torrus spoke solely to JAGUDA about his household, musical life, Seyi Shay’s expertise and the way he fought social media trolls.
Torrus is eighteen years previous. Each mother and father are from Ogun State.
He’s presently finding out Mass Communication at Babcock College. He’s a stage 100 pupil.
Torrus says his favourite coloration is Black. He’s a singer and songwriter.
Learn the excerpts from the interview under.
JAGUDA: How did the music discover you?
TORRUS: I began music once I was 6 years previous. I was in a college choir after which have everybody ask me to sing on a selected be aware / key. I did after which everybody circled and stared at me in shock and it was like “Wow” you bought an Angelica voice. I continued to sing, however I didn’t take it critically till I used to be 9. I listened to a whole lot of MJ, Chris Brown principally pop and RnB again then. It bought to a degree the place I made a decision I needed to be a singer. I needed to make folks have the identical pleasure / happiness that I really feel once I sing.
JAGUDA: Why mass communication?
TORRUS: Initially, I needed to check music however my aunt who can be my mom suggested me to not go to a camp. She mentioned “the world is totally different, you don’t have only one factor, they’ve a second alternative” Then I thought of it. I selected Mass Comm .. In a approach it at all times enhances my music. She continues to assist me.
JAGUDA: So the household helps lots?
TORRUS: Sure I’m. My dad at all times sends me these motivational messages each time about how I ought to by no means cease or surrender.
JAGUDA: What number of occasions have you ever heard of Idols?
TORRUS: Solely as soon as.
JAGUDA: So we noticed the second Seyi Shay wrote to you. Inform us about this expertise.
TORRUS: Nicely at first, once I went, I used to be excited that I ought to be capable to sing in entrance of a tremendous artist like Seyi Shay.
However I used to be tense as a result of it was the primary time I did one thing like that. All day lengthy I used to be down. However Auntie, who can be my mother, made me pleased that “do not feel unhappy no less than it is your first attempt to added that she believes in me and should not cease.”
JAGUDA: Do you have got an audition once more?
TORRUS: No I received’t. I began my musical journey. On an awesome journey to find my sound. It makes the world linked to my music, it makes folks pleased.
JAGUDA: Would it not be honest to say that “The Seyi Shay Expertise” denied you?
TORRUS: No, I am actually grateful for her. It simply motivated me to go additional and proceed.
JAGUDA: How did you react to memes and jokes on social media? How did you take care of it?
TORRUS: TBH once I noticed him I used to be not pleased with what I noticed. You will have a whole lot of damaging feedback. However to all that you understand your self and what you might be made from, nobody can outline who you might be simply “You”.
It simply motivated me to proceed engaged on me, my enterprise and my music.
JAGUDA: I see you and Cleverly have carried out one thing collectively. How did it go?
TORRUS: Cleverlee got here to me, informed me to have a look at potential and likewise added that he believes in me and I generally is a higher model of myself.
I used to be given the chance to fulfill him, he did a music known as “No Excuses”. Since then I’ve been very pleased due to a rare expertise that I’ll at all times bear in mind.
JAGUDA: “No excuses” that motivated this, is there a cause for the music?
TORRUS: Nicely sure.
JAGUDA: All proper! What’s the cause?
TORRUS: I preferred this lady a lot (that I don’t wish to discuss) that I wrote a music for her. Paul Cleverlee mentioned he ought to hearken to some rhythm after which do some songs about it. Fortuitously, the rhythm appeared acquainted to the music which had then boomed.
The music says “our love would not pay for something,” I inform you if we’re collectively, “it will not allow you to down.”
JAGUDA: What must you count on from you, EP, album?
TORRUS: For now I’ll simply say “be anticipated”, comply with my socials to comply with.
JAGUDA: Lastly, who do you additionally work with within the trade and who would you prefer to work with?
TORRUS: Wow there are such a lot of proficient artists I’m searching for too and I’d additionally like to work with Burna Boy, Tems, Wizkid, Lojay, Omah Lay, Davido and so many different proficient artists.
After the worldwide I’d like to work with Drake, Beyonce, Rihanna, Tory Lanez and plenty of different proficient artists.
JAGUDA: What does “Torrus” imply?
TORRUS: The identify Torrus was invented from my identify VICTOR. Victor means Victorious. I took the “TORIOUS”, I eliminated the “I&O” and I added one other “R” which is “TORRUS”.