BN Bytes: iROKtv Interviews the King of Highlife Flavour N’abania

Flavour N’abania (real name Chinedu Okoli) is the current crowned king of highlife. With his chart-topping singles, his charisma and his unique style, Flavour has cut out a niche for himself in the music industry where he has monopoly and reigns king.

So Ifeanyi Attamah of iROKtv went done to Flavour‘s abode for an interview. The two play a game of pool while Flavour spills out all the things we want to know and learn about who Flavour N’abania is. Enjoy!

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25 Comments on BN Bytes: iROKtv Interviews the King of Highlife Flavour N’abania
  • Baby Dee March 20, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    Can’t hear his responses. Why didn’t they put a mic on him?

  • lima March 20, 2012 at 8:32 pm

    I LOVE mi some Flavour!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :*

  • Naz March 20, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    ok i actually think he is –> cool calm & collected! #simple

  • Debbie egwuogu March 20, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Awwwwwww…. My crush!

  • adama March 20, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    my best artish.

  • tos March 20, 2012 at 9:47 pm


  • Sash March 20, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    He’s a really cool guy.I loovvvveee his songs too.

  • aj March 20, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    cute…but no personality :/

  • stella@raplica handbags March 21, 2012 at 12:16 am

    he is really good i love to watch him here thanks for sharing the video

  • Grace March 21, 2012 at 12:27 am

    He’s not loving anyone now? Didn’t a certain beverly girl say she was engaged to him on LIB?

  • mma March 21, 2012 at 12:33 am

    he actually went to university i hope all the young artists in naija are taking a lesson stick to your education

  • Maru March 21, 2012 at 12:38 am

    I’m a fan 🙂 I know you’ll go places. Keep with the discipline and commitment, you’re mad talented.

  • lily March 21, 2012 at 1:16 am

    i love that he didnt form accent…nice one flavour. love your music o!!!!

  • Tinkerbell March 21, 2012 at 1:16 am

    oh Gawd! Flavor is so yummy!

  • xxx March 21, 2012 at 1:16 am

    aww i actually never knew much of him or though very much of him, but he seems like someone that has his head screwed on tight.. now i’m going to be listening to his songs:) ..a sucka for sensible dudes.. plus why was the journalist so boring

  • Klara March 21, 2012 at 1:37 am

    Cool guy! Very humble.

  • CFA March 21, 2012 at 1:37 am

    I thought flavour was engaged…what’s going on?

  • oge March 21, 2012 at 8:02 am

    theres this joint in Enugu called citycenter. i used to go and watch flavour every friday nite perform there. When he left for Toscana hotel, enugu literally moved with him.what im trying to say is that the guy is good and talented and enugu is proud of this export and alwayz behind him.Go flavour…..042!

  • Couture By Makioba March 21, 2012 at 9:42 am

    dang…dis guy is sexy…..i am married, if not i would ve married him….lol 🙂

  • Ashawo March 21, 2012 at 10:15 am

    u don forget salon hotel….

  • Ess Kay March 21, 2012 at 11:02 am

    awwww..nwa bobo :-*

  • Personal Shopper March 21, 2012 at 11:47 am
  • Dee-USA March 21, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    He was barely audible without a mic on him, but whoever edited the video didn’t think it wise to delay raising the background sound of his music until he was done answering questions. Even when it played during the interviews, it was still competing with both Flavour and the interviewer’s voices. Not sure what editing software was used, but it should’ve been very easy to drop the background sound a little bit more.

    You also don’t need to break so much in between his responses to play music. I don’t know if this was done to expand the interview into a specific time frame, but there’s a lot more you could’ve asked him if you had the time. Padding the interview with musical videos should be limited to no more than three short clips. After that, it becomes distracting. I didn’t mind that video of him channeling Fela, cos I’d never seen or heard that. Besides, just stick to rarely seen videos or just one or two of his songs. He was sharing his perspective on making it in the music industry, and the camera paused for a while. And as he gets more introspective, the editor broke away to his “Catch Cold” song with Tiwa Savage.

    This is one of the best interviewers I’ve seen. Natural, not interrupting, not blowing phonetics for us. I think they spent too much time actually shooting pool. I get where they were going: to create a laid back atmosphere, but he should’ve gotten Flavour to pause, make eye contact with him and just vibe. Then maybe when you pad the interview with his songs, you can show then playing pool over the music. The moment where they laughed over the ball placement was nice though. But I think for those saying he lacks personality, it’s not his fault. The interviewer didn’t get him to put the pool aside long enough to engage him.

    What a lot of people need to know is the interviewer is the representation of the audience. Whatever he’s asking, is what the audience wants to know. So if you do a poor job interviewing, the audience would get a poor job. He asked the right questions, but the eye contact was missing, and the audience, therefore was missing his personality (which I think based on his music videos is probably not boring) since he seemed focus too much on hitting his targets than on the interviewer. And what’s this thing about speaking into a different camera instead of the camera shooting them. During the interview, yes, you don’t respond looking into the camera. But when you are signing out, you should be staring at the camera the audience is watching.

    At the end of the day, I like his music. I liked the laid back approach of the interview. No forming from both guys. I just wish I didn’t have to watch nearly 30 minutes of footage to hear it all.

  • ojaybaby March 22, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    i cant even hear very much of what flavour is saying..the editing is really bad.

  • ojaybaby March 22, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    and two this is an interview,the focus should be on the interviewee and not on pool

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