What is your name, age and where are you from?
Oliver Madakwa. I am 27, and from Zimbabwe.
How did you fall in love with music?
I fell in love with music after finding out that it is the universal way to speak with the world.
When did you start producing music?
I started to produce music from 2017.
What inspires the music you make?
My music brings hope and joy to the hopeless.
What was your first thought when you received the call from Rémy Martin, letting you know that you were through to the regional finals?
When I received the call, I knew it was my breakthrough.
How does it feel to have the opportunity to work with Riky Rick?
I feel so honoured to be able to work with the person I always dreamt of working with.
How do you feel about performing on 10th of August in front of a live audience?
It is like a dream come true.
The next week is going to be a big one for you, what are you looking forward to most?
I am looking forward to showcasing my talent to the world and the country.
What social media platforms are you active on and what are your handles?