Nigerian Artist Spyro Opens Up About Struggles and Rebellion in Pursuing His Musical Calling Against Father’s Wishes

Nigerian Artist Spyro Opens Up About Struggles and Rebellion in Pursuing His Musical Calling Against Father’s Wishes

Spyro Chronicles Struggles and Rebellion in Music Journey

In a recent episode of the Tea With Tay podcast, Nigerian singer Spyro, born Oludipe Oluwasanmi David, unveiled a challenging chapter in his life marked by a ‘war’ with his father over his choice to pursue a career in music.

The ‘Who’s Your Guy’ crooner shared insights into his journey, revealing the conflicts and rebellion that shaped his artistic path.

Father’s Opposition to Artistic Dreams

Spyro disclosed that his father, a pastor, initially opposed his artistic dreams when he aspired to become a fine artist.

Despite excelling in drawing and showing promise in that field, his father intervened, steering him away from pursuing a career as a fine artist.

Rebellion Sparks Musical Pursuit

Undeterred by the thwarted dream of fine arts, Spyro shifted his focus to music. However, the challenges persisted as his father resisted this new direction as well.

Spyro described the period as a ‘war’ between him and his father, emphasizing the rebellious spirit that emerged when parental opposition clashed with his musical aspirations.

Flair for Music Ignites Rebellion

Reflecting on his early affinity for music since primary school, Spyro highlighted his involvement in the church choir and proficiency in playing the drum set.

Despite commendations for his talent, his father remained unsupportive of his musical pursuits, leading to a tumultuous relationship.

Struggles and Menial Jobs for Studio Time

Spyro shared the hardships he faced after secondary education, narrating a period where he engaged in menial jobs, including selling recharge cards, to sustain his passion for music.

Despite having parents providing for him, Spyro took on various hustles to cover his lifestyle expenses and book studio time for recording songs.

Resilience in Pursuing God’s Calling

Amidst the conflicts and challenges, Spyro remained steadfast, believing that music was his divine calling.

The rebellious phase against his father’s wishes became a pivotal chapter in his journey, shaping the artist he is today.

Tea With Tay Podcast Revelation

The candid revelations unfolded during Spyro’s appearance on the Tea With Tay podcast, offering listeners a glimpse into the artist’s tumultuous yet resilient journey in the pursuit of his musical destiny.

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