TEEJAY: Good evening, May we know you?
GAEBRY-L: My name is Gabriel Pam AKA Gaebry L. I’m Berom by tribe, an artist, music consultant, entrepreneur a Pastor
TEEJAY: What first got you into music?
GAEBRY-L: I first got into music because of the love and passion for it.
TEEJAY: Who or what inspired you to make music?
GAEBRY-L: Being a young man growing up, I was being influenced back then by the likes of Rev. James Ajibo, Daddy Panam Percy Paul, James O. James, Amik Adams, the Late Singer Tony among others.
TEEJAY: How would you describe the music that you typically create?
GAEBRY-L: If you’ve listened to my music, you would realize that I’m someone who loves to blend genres but I’ll say my genre is a touch of Afro Pop blend with other genres as they just keep coming😄😄
TEEJAY: What is your creative process like?
GAEBRY-L: Wow! My creative process…….. There’s really no definite creative process for me. Sometimes it starts with the beat. I hear a good beat and boom, I feel the need to add a message to it whereas sometimes it’s the rhythm the the words and the beat then follows. Mostly as I feel led, that’s how it rolls.
TEEJAY: Who would you like to collaborate with the most?
GAEBRY-L: Wow! This is a big one. Who would I like to collaborate with the most? I’ll say Soweto Choir. Yeah! Soweto Choir.
TEEJAY: Where are your favourite Venue?
GAEBRY-L: My favorite venue should be anywhere I have crazy youths with a heart questing for more of God. That would be my favorite venue.
TEEJAY: How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?
GAEBRY-L: The internet has greatly impacted the music business. It has created other means of reaching a wider audience and also generating money from the music, not just by selling CDs or going for events. So the internet has greatly impacted to the music business positively than we can ever imagine.
TEEJAY: Which is your favorite song?
GAEBRY-L: Is the favorite song among my songs or in general?😄😄😄. Well if you’re asking of my favorite song among my songs, then I’ll say I really don’t know if I have 1 because every song has got its message and time for being loved but for my favorite song of the moment, then it would be The Out pour by Nerat Dido. That song is deep and powerful. Try listen to it and you’ll understand why it’s my favorite.
TEEJAY: Which famous musicians do you admire?
GAEBRY-L: The problem is I don’t have only 1 because I admire so many. I admire any good musician doing a great job and doing good music.
TEEJAY: What is the best advice you’ve ever been given as it relates to music?
GAEBRY-L: “Keep doing what you know best how to do and always stay humble” – Rev. James Ajibo
TEEJAY: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
GAEBRY-L: If I’m to change anything about the music industry in Jos or in general?
In Jos, I’ll want to change our lack of collaboration.
TEEJAY: Have you ever dealt with performance Anxiety?
GAEBRY-L: It shouldn’t be a surprise is I tell you I still do😄. Yeah I still do deal with stage anxiety.
TEEJAY: Tell me about your favorite performance.
GAEBRY-L: There have been so many great moments. The greatest moments are when you go up to be a blessing or to minister and people are giving their lives to Christ as a result of your Ministration or people are coming with testimonies of how God touched them through your Ministration.
TEEJAY: Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
GAEBRY-L: It is of man to plan but God gives the approval. So I’ll say in the next 5 years we’ll be where God wants us to be. Yes there are plans but as messengers of the Most High, we go or do whatever He demands of us.
TEEJAY: What are some of the challenges you face as an independent Artist?
GAEBRY-L: Challenges, hmmmmm. Well finance is key. There are certain things you want to do as an artist but you are most times limited because of finances. So I’ll say majorly finances.
TEEJAY: Lastly, What advice do you have for upcoming artist looking up to you?
GAEBRY-L: My advice to every artist out there whether upcoming or already there (that’s if there’s any who feels he/she is there), I’ll transfer the words I received from my father Rev. James Ajibo “Keep doing what you know best how to do and always stay humble”.
TEEJAY: Thank You very much, it was nice having you here 😊😊😊, we appreciate and enjoy the rest of the evening 🙂
GAEBRY-L: Thanks dear for being an awesome host. Thanks to the 247musictrend and 4wardwego team for putting this together and also to everyone who joined us in this interview, God bless you all.