Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade, known in the show business as Mr Eazi has revealed that his family members and friends though he was going crazy when he quit his $6,000 oil and gas job to focus on his passion.
Speaking in an interview with Beat FM, the musician indicated that he got a high paying job in the oil and gas industry in Port Harcourt but he had to forgo the temptation of such a fat salary to pursue his music career.
Narrating the events, the “Leg Over” hit maker said that his job was so routine and it was not what he was passionate about. He said his mother prayed special prayers on his behalf and at a point did not talk to him for three weeks because of the decision they all thought was a rushed one.
He revealed that his father was patient enough not to wade into his working life because his action might have been drastic.
The “Skin Tight” singer indicated that he was convinced of his decision to quit his job when the wife of his boss left him even after all the money he had. He had therefore concluded that money was not enough to keep doing what you were not really passionate about.
He added that he resorted acquiring his Master’s Degree and moved on to selling phones after quitting his job. He also had to move in with some friends because his family was getting worried about his actions
According to the musician, his ‘big break’ finally came when he received an invitation to perform at two shows that were going to be hosted in London. He said he was paid £ 12,000 for the shows. He went on to reveal that he used the £ 12,000 to shoot 2 music videos which got his mother very angry when she heard it.
He finally indicated that he started making good money when he returned to London upon another invitation.
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