My names are ATEWE ENOMA, known by my stage name MARCELINO, I was commonly born on the 22TH june at Benin City (Edo state).
I'm the second son of my Father, While growing up, I was seriously in love with music and my sister ISOKEN makes me really know the worlds, mentally and morally. In fact if you listen to my songs you will understand how I feel inside, most of my inspirations to write my successful songs were generated from my true life story.
Me and my brother OSAMEDE ATEWE PRINCE pass hill through life was not that easy, and my parents was the best parents in the world but Oluwa was kind to us, I attended OLUA primary school, and Linders secondary school in Edo state, to proceed my musical career right from Nigerian, professionally in Europe.
Q2: YOUR SONG DEBUT SINGLE (EVERYWHERE PEPPER SOUP) "WAS A HUGE SUCCESS, HOW DID YOU REACT TO THIS? "EVERYWHERE PEPPER SOUP" in English dialect means (EVERYTHINGS IS GOOD)
Like I said earlier, everything that has happened to me will be converted to music, to create awareness within my environs and beyond, probably many persons might also have been a victim, for the highlife genre music catapulted to stardom globally, that means it was consequential. The income actually generated from that song royalty was much, I needed to send a lot of Orphans to school, by the grace of God, and I will be giving back consecutively to my community.
Q3: WHAT STIRRED YOUR INTEREST IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?
I have always been a music lover from childhood, my situation wasn't published to the world, I guessed music should be my social tool to spread the news of all that I've passed through in life and every social ills around my nation must be sang with.
Q4: HOW HAS THE JOURNEY BEEN SO FAR?
Well entertainment journey hasn't be easy, especially for Afrobeat and Dancehall act like me in Europe or in Nigeria our home country. But my believe is that recently, my generation is more exposed in Music than the era of King My talent has paid notable recognitions and elevated my financial status at least, though Grammy Award is on the way coming, for now I have only received couple of awards, firstly from the talent show, organized by The Berlin inter school music competition and academy award in Germany, I won as Best second runner up at the competition in yeah 2017.
God's grace another award from Nigeria Community Munich-Germany for Best Afrobeat music new act of the Year 2019 with EVERYWHERE PEPPER SOUP, and THE VOICE ACHIEVERS AWARD 2019
Q5: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WHEN YOU STARTED?
I will say, talent is no more the key to a successful breakthrough in the entertainment industry, in most cases your wallet will make mainstream record labels discover you.
Q6: AS AN AWARD WINNING SONG WRITER, WHERE DO YOU THINK NIGERIAN ARTISTES SHOULD PAY ATTENTION?
Well i think the Nigerian artists home and abroad should always relate our songs to the situations surrounding us.eg like how the masses are suffering and mis managements in our country. The companies should also learn how to invest on artists and promote our culture, precisely Nigerian Government, should promote Afrobeat music acts.
Q7: ARE YOU STILL DOING MUSIC, AND HOW DO YOU HANDLE COMPETITION, GIVEN THE FACT THAT THERE ARE LOTS OF TALENTED ARTISTES IN THE COUNTRY?
Well like i always say 'my star is not your star so everyone is unique in their own way and also we carry different stars and Grace.
Q8: WHAT PERSONAL TRAITS HAVE HELPED YOU BECOME A SUCCESSFUL ARTISTE?
Well am cool and easy going guy who his goals are always focused is on how to be best in all my doings. And i always seek advises so i won't miss the track and that has be my source of growth because if I don't listen, certainly i will end up as a misleader.
Q9: WHAT ARE YOUR OTHER TRAITS?
Well i don't really like depending on someone, because sometimes when you put all your hope on someone and he or she failed its be like a disaster, so i learn how to pray to God, trust and believe in him that what i need will come from him. In other words he uses man to fulfill his promises. Well am cool and easy going guy who his goals are focused in getting best in my doings.
Q10: WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON PRESENTLY?
Well presently am working on some of my new jobs to be unveiled in due course.
Q11: ANY PLAN OF RELOCATING TO NIGERIA FROM DIASPORA SOON?
Probably, I would have loved to relocate to Nigeria finally but no light to work in my studio, for now I can sincerely come to perform, but to reside hm, e go hard TELL US ABOUT YOUR NEW SINGEL EVERYWHERE PEPPER SOUP, WE LEARNT ON AIT RADIO THAT EVERYONE LOVE THE SONG, it was a dream come true for me, it wasn't that easy to approach them to collaborate on EVERYWHERE PEPPER SOUP project, finally it was really fantastic, thank God the SONG is doing well.
Listen, Download "FULL ALBUM: Marcelino - Everywhere Pepper Soup" and Enjoy!
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - My Desire
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino Ft. Gezzy - Billion Billion
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Uwese Baba
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino Ft. Benosy - Baby Don't Go
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino Ft. Geezy - Everywhere Pepper Soup (Remix)
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Accept My Tithes
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Beautiful Baby
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Everywhere Pepper Soup
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Time Shall Tell
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Enter He Place
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - If I Catch You
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Edo Gospel
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Lord You Are My Helper
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino Ft. Garoluse T - My Swagger
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Your Mumu Don Do
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Way To Europe
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino Ft. Eazy - Your Love Tonight
- DOWNLOAD MP3: Marcelino - Enemy Barabara