Jaydrillz is a Benue born artist, tiv to be precise. Real names Jeffrey Torkuma Tyovenda.Born to a family of 5(2 boys and 3 girls)
IS JAYDRILLZ STILL IN SCHOOL OR DONE?
–I am done with school. Graduated from Les Cours Sonou University Benin Republic
WHEN DID THE MUSIC JOURNEY BEGIN?, AND HOW DID IT BEGIN?
– I started music in 2009. Then I was in a group called the Triox crew (Jaydrillz, Shogzi Sairch and Buze B). We did a couple of songs and shows together and then we went our separate ways. I recorded my first single in 2011 titled my pain produced by Johnicks. Then I moved to Lagos in 2013 to chase the dream further. So far it has been awesome. My latest single titled What’s The Matter produced by RSQ dropped Dec 6th 2016 on Notjustok, Tooxclusive, Naijaloaded and so many other sites.
WHEN WAS YOUR FIRST RECORDING? AND HOW WAS IT?
– My first record was in 2009. I felt really good about myself.
WHO AND WHO WILL YOU SAY CONTRIBUTED TO THE GROWTH OF YOUR CAREER?
–First of all God has always been faithful and secondly my producer RSQ who has always been really supportive.
THE NAME “JAYDRILLZ” HOW COME ABOUT IT?
– The name Jaydrillz. The Jay which stands for Jeffrey and the drillz just found its way in. LOL
OKAY, ABOUT THE SONG ON EVERYONES LIPS, “WHAT’S THE MATTER” HOW COME ABOUT THIS WONDERFUL PIECE?
–The song what’s the matter is what I call pure inspiration. My producer actually made the beats and sent to me. I kept the beats on my phone for over a month. One morning I woke and played the beats to my friends. Then they asked me to freestyle for them. That was how the song popped out.
ARE WE TO EXPECT A VIDEO SOON?
– You should definitely expect a video soon.
OKAY HOW ABOUT AN ALBUM, EP, LP, ETC ARE WE TO EXPECT ANY SOON?
– I am not planning an album or EP just yet.
ASIDE MUSIC WHAT ELSE CAN JAYDRILLZ DO?
– To be honest music is all I do.
GROWING UP WE ALWAYS HAD ROLE MODELS, WHO INFLUENCES YOUR MUSIC?
–I have always been a big fan of 2face, Ice Prince, Drake and so many others but decided to produce
WHO ARE THOSE ARTIST YOU HOPE TO WORK WITH SOME DAY?
– I would love to work with Drake, 2face, WizKid, Ice Prince, Olamide, vector… There are a lot of people I would love to work with
BENUE MUSIC INDUSTRY, ON A SCALE OF 1-10 HOW WILL YOU RATE, AND WHY?
– On a scale of 1-10 in the music industry I will rate Benue 4 because there are lots of talented artist in Benue state but there is no encouragement, there are no good sound engineers(poor mixing and mastering), no good shows and our artists are underrated in their own state… I think we need to step up our game.
ARE YOU SIGNED TO ANY LABEL?, IF NOT WHICH WILL YOU LOVE TO BE SIGNED TO?
– I am not signed to any label. I run my career myself and any good label would be OK.
WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU LACK IN YOUR CAREER RIGHT NOW?
– What i lack in my career…I really can’t think of any.
HOW DO YOU HANDLE MUSIC AND OTHER OBLIGATIONS?
–The love I have for music is what makes it possible for me to handle both music and other distractions. Because no matter how distracted I am, I always find myself back in the studio.
ANY MAJOR REASONS BEHIND THE KIND OF MUSIC YOU DO?
– I don’t have a particular reason for the kind of music I do. I do music for the live of it and to pass a message.
IS JAYDRILLZ IN A RELATIONSHIP?
– Jaydrillz is not in a relationship.
YOU IN SITUATION ON A BRIDGE, BEYONCE IS ABOUT TO BE KNOCKED DOWN BY A THRILLER AND ON SAME BRIDGE TIWA SAVAGE IS ABOUT TO FALL OFF WHO WILL YOU SAVE FIRST?
– I will save Tiwa Savage first.
WHERE DO YOU SEE JAYDRILLZ IN THE NEAREST 5YEARS?
– In the next five years I see Jaydrillz at the peak touring the whole world.
SHOUT OUT TO 3MOST IMPORTANT PERSONS IN YOUR LIFE
– Shout out to my mum(Josephine), to my brother DJ Fish and to my brother from another mother RSQ( my producer).