Terry G: Nigerians Don’t Appreciate Good Music, My Madness Is A Brand
Ginjah Master, cum entrepreneur, Terry G, whose real name is Amanyi Oche Gabriel, has expressed his sadness for the fact that Nigerians do not accept RnB music but prefers commercial hits.
According to Terry G, he said that he got frustrated after releasing his first single and he did not get wide accolades on the song, so he decided to strategise in other to penetrate the Nigerian market.
“What gives me inspiration is frustration. I was frustrated; I used to sing r'n'b songs just like my fans that were following from the beginning would know. I tried to do good music but it didn't put food on my table, so frustration came up and frustration gave me a sign. A sign that you have to make money through frustration. Right now I'm being termed a mad man because I make money through madness”.
Terry G, has released a lot of hit tracks and currently is tapping into other avenues to source for income towards contributing to the growth of the country. He is currently test-running his sachet water distribution and plans to introduce his dispenser and fruit juice.