Anthonia Gist Interview

Getting To Know Emblaze

“Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” ― Keith Richards

Mobolaji Abiodun (born December 31), popularly known by his stage name EmblazeIkah (Badmankiller) is a Nigerian hip hop recording artistes who singles are mostly in Yoruba.


Blaze means to shine or set fire
The ‘Em’ was gotten from my surname Mobolaji
Ika means wicked

Emblaze Ikah is currently a student of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) studying linguistics.

Emblaze Music career started in 2016 while he was still in Senior Secondary School three, during that time Emblaze released his first musical single called “ANITA” .

“Music is something of passion and something I love doing, though I was a rapper but I changed pattern now, I can also flow to any pattern or music and instrumentals including gospel, reggae etc”, Emblaze Said

Emblaze took break for three years and after that, he released another Single called ‘Iyawo’ in 2019 and ‘Party’ in 2020. Emblaze Ikah has featured loads of artistes like Shilegzyswazzo, Ayomeekun’, SK and many more.

Party which has been the biggest track for Emblaze has got over 10.5k streams on audiomack, over 5k download from different website and different covers by some other artistes.

Some people do music professionally I.e full time others do music as part time. Emblaze made us aware that he can’t really say music is a full time thing for now because there are some limitation towards that so he confirmed music is a part time thing for him
Emblaze said, “As a student there will be some things that will make me stop music for sometime, so let me just say it’s a part time things”

Everyone someday looks up to some people especially as an upcoming artistes. When Anthonia Gist asked who he looks up onto he made mention of himself and other upcoming artistes because those people are his motivation.

Emblaze said, “I listen to upcoming artistes songs than the blown ones and i don’t listen to foreign musics”

Emblaze is an independent artiste but currently signed under a promotional label named “WEST COAST MEDIA HOUSE”
He said If he was to choose a record label “I will go for Mavins, Marlian records or Dmw”.

In Conclusion, Anthonia Gist asked about Emblaze about his foresight for the next two – three years and He said, “By God’s grace I see my self at the top showing my fans the real EmblazeIkah (Badmankiller) and i hope to have a mini studio so I can make my music by my self and give producers to mix”






————————— Download ANITA – ANITA —————————————-

————————— Download PARTY – PARTY —————————————-


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