Humility And My Eagerness To Learn Is What Has Brought Me This Far – J.Derobie

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Fast rising Dancehall artiste, J.Derobie has revealed that his humility, hard work and willingness to learn is what is has made him who he is today. 

Speaking in an interview on Class91.3FM’s , J.Derobie explained that before he emerged on the music scene after being selected on Mr Eazi’s Empawa100 music project, he had been working underground since 2015.

“I did not get on Empawa so easily. It was hard work. I have also been underground since 2015… One thing, I will say, I did differently was that I love to learn more,” he told Faisal Carter and Lharley, the hosts of the show.

He added that working with Mr Eazi and the other Empawa artistes has exposed him to a wide range of experiences.

J.Derobie, born Derrick Obuobi Jnr., rose to fame after his hit single “Poverty” caught the attention of many including musician Mr Eazi and several music lovers across the world.

“Poverty” caught the attention of Jamaican Dancehall singer Popcaan, who blessed the young Ghanaian artiste with a feature on the song’s remix.

J.Derobie made an entry into the Empawa100 music project last year, and has since excelled, securing a spot with the Dancehall, Reggae and Afrobeats genres.

Meanwhile J.Derobie is currently promoting his latest single, “My People”. He hinted, however, that on 3 July 2020, his debut EP, Nungua Diaries, will be out for his fans and followers to enjoy.

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