Vector Tha Viper is my Role Model & Mentor - Up & Coming Rapper and Singer Emirat Omookun (Exclusive Rapport Interview)

 "Vector Tha Viper is my Role Model & Mentor" - Emirat Omookun (Exclusive Rapport Interview)


"Vector Tha Viper is my Role Model & Mentor" - Emirat Omookun (Exclusive Rapport Interview)

Hello, Readers, you are welcome to our maiden edition of Ink & Pen’s Blog – Rapport Naija Interviews. Our first Exclusive Rapport Interview is with amazing Up & Coming Rapper, Singer, and Song Writer popularly called Emirat Omookun.

Read the full interview below:

What’s up Emirat? You are welcome to Rapportnaija.com. Thanks for finding time out of your busy schedule to grant us this interview. We are really happy to have you here, and as our first ever guest; we will forever remember this date.

Interviewer: So, tell us a little about yourself, real name, background, hood, etc.

Emirat: My names are Rotimi Emmanuel Olajide AKA Emirat Omookun. I am a rapper, singer, songwriter, and lyricist. I am a native of Yoruba (that’s the Yoruba speaking part of Kogi State) and was born and bred in the barracks (Lagos island). I studied Geology and graduated with a B.Sc degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University.

How has your journey been after graduating school?

It has been the grace of God all the way. Despite the stress and toughness of life after school, the most important thing is that I have been working really hard ever since.

Since when did you discover that you were going to do music?

I had been singing and rapping right from my high school days. Firstly, it wasn't a serious thing; it was just a habit I couldn't ignore. I do write songs and sing along to popular foreign and local hits songs back then. 

And of course, Vector Tha Viper is my role model and mentor because he is also a barrack boy.

Define your style of music, the people you're targeting, and how has the streets accepted your style?

My style and kind of music are hip-hop infused with diversity. I can rap, sing, and even do Fuji. I target music lovers who have had experiences or still experiencing hard life in Nigeria. My music resonates how I grew up in the barracks. Like I lost my dad while he was serving this nation, the negativity I have had to deal with and other kids in there.


However, I am a proud barrack boy and I mix with different types of people on the street. I am a very calm and open-minded person, and I also know how it is out there on the streets, so I try to blend me being a barrack boy with a street orientation to give them (my fans) a good sound and they love it and show me massive support.

Are you in a record label? If not, what are your plans towards getting a label?

Yes, I represent a platform, and I am a strong pioneer in the platform (Barrack Boys Inc).

If you weren't doing music, what else would you have done?

If it isn't music, I think it would’ve been sport, football to be precise because I love the game.

 "Vector Tha Viper is my Role Model & Mentor" - Emirat Omookun (Exclusive Rapport Interview) "Vector Tha Viper is my Role Model & Mentor" - Emirat Omookun (Exclusive Rapport Interview)



In your personal fashion style, what do you spend more money on; shirts, trousers, shoes, perfume?

I love being distinct and presentable because I possess a very young look, so I will say I spend more money on clothes.

What projects have you rolled out? Any links to those projects?

Yeah, I have rolled out outstanding projects. I did a collaboration with Super Star, Vector Tha Viper and it was on a remix. The ace music producer, Licious Crackitt who produced Vector’s Mega hit, King Kong also produced the remixed song, and it was mixed and mastered by Indomix.



I also made a street song titled “Jule4ka” and it was produced by the same ace producer Licious Crackitt.

Then I dropped an amazing freestyle on my birthday titled “ADIM BAD”.

What projects are you working on currently? What should your fans be expecting?

I am currently working on two music videos. The first, Blood on my eyes remix featuring vector and second, “KA RAP” featuring Silent Killah.  I am also currently recording my EP album titled “Da Least XPected (DLX)”.


This EP will portray different kind of sounds in it because I rapped, sang, and did a little Fuji. I mixed multiple dialects like Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba to make it more unique and universal. You all should watch out for it.

I am currently also looking to work with Reminisce, Base One, GT Tha Guitarman, and many others.

 "Vector Tha Viper is my Role Model & Mentor" - Emirat Omookun (Exclusive Rapport Interview)


Who are your greatest influences in the Nigerian music industry? Do you have any role model or mentor?


My greatest influences in Nigerian music comes from rappers like M.I, Terry Tha Rapman, Vector Tha Viper and the late native rap icon, Dagrin. 

And of course, Vector Tha Viper is my role model and mentor because he is also a barrack boy.

What advice do you have for others who may want to venture into the Nigeria music space? What last words do you have for your fans and our blog's readers?

It is very simple, learn to believe in yourself. Try to possess the never-give-up spirit and build your trust in God. Do not let your past weigh you down and be strong because life is a teacher.


And to my fans and Rapportnaija.com Blog readers, please follow me on Instagram @emiratomookun Twitter @emirat_omookun

Thanks for granting us this interview Emirat. We are very grateful and we hope we can reach you again sooner or later in the future. We wish you well Emirat.

Thanks. Blessings!


Editorial Note: You loved this journey with Emirat right? Are you an Up & Coming artist, comedian or an entrepreneur? Would you also like to showcase your talents and businesses like Emirat on our blog? You can contact us on rapportnaija@gmail.com or 08174839915 for more details. Thanks for reading.


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