Elias Sunday, aka Ellyman, has released his second single, Got the Money which is currently ruling the airwaves. Signed unto IMO Records, the artistes is set to take the music industry to the next level. He spoke briefly about his career and his new album in this interview with ENCOMIUM Weekly…
Can we meet you?
My name is Elias Sunday Ogbu popularly known as Ellyman. I was born in Minna, Niger state but I am from Benue state, an Idoma to be precise.
What genre of music do you play?
I do inspirational, love songs and gospel. I am a versatile singer. I sing as inspiration comes.
How long have you been into music?
I have been in music for the past 18 years, but professionally since 2009.
How do you get inspiration for your songs?
God is my source of inspiration.
You are releasing a single, tell us about it?
Oh Africa is the first single that was released but I have a new one, Got the Money. It has just been released. I am looking at releasing an album before the end of the year or early next year.
What inspired Got the Money?
The message is not about having all the money in the world. It’s about a lady who chose the man with the highest amount of money. I am trying to say that once you have your money, you will be able to get all the good things of life.
How do you think Ellyman will breakthrough and make his mark in the music industry?
The industry has a lot of artistes but I believe in being myself. I believe in keeping it real without selling out.
Any plans of doing collaborations?
I want to work with 2Face. Not only because we are from the same state, but because we are from the same rhythm and we both sing inspirational songs. His music has made a lot of impact in my life.