Ogunjimi Elizabeth Adeyinka popularly known as WhyKay Rapchic is our Talent of the week . Breaking from the norm as Females are known to sing , Whykay is a fast rising rapper instead. She has worked with acts like the Jagaban rapper YCEE and multiple Headies nominee BOOGIE .Esque to the rise to stardom of MR EAZI , WhyKay is conquering both Ghana and Nigeria at the same time . We at Campusmovers had a short interview with the thick , voluptuous , sexy but equally talented individual . Read interview below ;
What is your name?
Ogunjimi Elizabeth Adeyinka
Stage name: Whykay aka rapchic
Wisconsin International University Ghana
400 upper student studying management and computer science
When did you decide to go into music and who/what inspired you?
Started in high school by writing random rhymes,poems and lyrics till rap developed and was encouraged by friends to enter the studio. Formed a group with two guys ,attended a couple of shows but decided to split on mutual grounds then released my first single Redlight produced by siege and a couple of other songs and features
Tell us about your music and why you chose rap?
I chose rap because its real,there’s reality and truth in it,my eldest brother used to listen to biggie,2pac,Nas etc a lot,happened to like it and took hold.
I’ve been on different stages with different acts ,performed at shows like la diva hair show , Festac music fiesta ,all international students show ACCRA Ghana and a couple of them ,song has topped the chart severally on YFM Ghana campus charts ,just dropped the video for my latest single . Yarn has been played on several radio stations including Nigeria ,Rwanda and Uganda , Ghana etc because good music is appreciated anywhere .
So being a female in an industry dominated by Males.. How do you plan to stay relevant?
Doing what i know how to do best irrespective of the dominated gender.
Your favourite rap artistes?
I like different rappers for different reasons but i could list a few
Eve (yeah eve)
You shuffle between lagos and Ghana.. How do you manage this and how do you merge with school work?
Well it’s not been easy but i handle both best way i can,during vacation its fully music though.il be done with school in a few months anyway
How did you cope with all the challenges that came your way?
PRAY! Yes when things get all confusing and difficult i go to my father,i also try not to worry myself thinking about it.
Works so far:
3 singles titled
Yarn feat Xcell (video inclusive)
Go down feat Cartiair
Cover of Who you epp by Olamide
Worked with acts like :
Don’t set out determined to write about any given subject. My phones notepad is always available, so I can just write when dope lyrics come up during convos or at rest.Sometimes they are left in the notepad and other times they develop into verses.
.links to songs and video
Cover of “Who you epp” by Olamide
More Pictures of the beautiful Rapper