D. Blais: Please introduce yourself to our readers?
LIGHTDREAM: My name is LIGHTDREAM. I'm a Hiphop, Trap, R&B artist from Nigeria.
D. Blais: Who is your biggest musical influence and why?
LIGHTDREAM: My biggest influence is Desiigner LOD. He is always crazy on stage and has different sounds on his music background.
D. Blais: How did you learn music/music business?
LIGHTDREAM: I learn in different way from video/audio.
D. Blais: Is the music business well-structured in your country?
LIGHTDREAM: Yes it is.
D. Blais: Do you have a home studio?
LIGHTDREAM: I download beats online or sometimes buy from application and record it any studio.
D. Blais: What do you think are the biggest challenges for independent artists in Africa?
LIGHTDREAM: It is very hard to get sponsors in Africa and when you have a different sound.
It is really difficult to be heard as an upcoming or unsigned artist in Nigeria.
D. Blais: What means do you take in order to build your fanbase?
LIGHTDREAM: Doing a video edit for my song and posting online such as social media like Facebook, WhatsApp, etc.
D. Blais: Is your music only available only in digital format or do you have physical products as well ?
LIGHTDREAM: Available only online.
D. Blais: What is your creative process?
LIGHTDREAM: Workinghard, preparing, creating.
D. Blais: What achievement are you most proud of?
LIGHTDREAM: With the little fans, I'm deeply in love with my song.
D. Blais: Do you feel well supported by fellow artists, family and friends?
LIGHTDREAM: Everyone is happy when they are supported but it is so good when it is an artist because he is in the game and he knows the errors and let you avoid it all.
D. Blais: Do you prefer to work in the studio or to perform live?
LIGHTDREAM: I love to perform live.
Question #13: What are your future music business goals?
LIGHTDREAM: To let the world hear my sound.