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Abraham Adegeye

Abraham Adegeye is a Nigerian-born trend mannequin, musician, and social media influencer, who relies in Vienna, Austria. He is called Abrahamdailydosis by his over 60,000 followers on Instagram and has been part of a number of campaigns featured on TV and different media.

To the good-looking trend influencer, challenges are a part of any recreation, however giving up was by no means an possibility.

On this interview with Soltesh Iyere, he speaks about his aspirations, inspiring folks along with his sense of fashion and being a black man making an attempt to construct up a profession in another country.

Inform us a bit about your background?
My title is Abraham Adegeye – Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. I used to be born on the seventh of April, 1996. My mum is from Ijebu and my dad is from Ondo State. My household left Nigeria 11 years in the past. I now reside with my household and siblings in Vienna, Austria.

Inform us about your journey throughout your totally different careers – music, modelling
I all the time beloved trend ever since I used to be a child. My ardour for modelling got here alongside the road and I established myself increasingly more after I came visiting to Europe. I noticed the chance and made use of it. Now, I work with numerous manufacturers across the globe.

Now I made a decision to mix my modelling profession with music as a result of I believe it’s an ideal match since I like Afrobeats so much and I wish to signify my nation over right here. I take pleasure in making music in my free time and I believe since I’ve made myself a reputation within the leisure/ trend business, why not mix it, that was my thought.

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Abraham Adegeye x Neymar Jr for Diesel Fragrances Marketing campaign

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Abraham Adegeye x Neymar Jr for Diesel Fragrances Marketing campaign

Abraham Adegeye x Neymar Jr for Diesel Fragrances Marketing campaign


You might have been within the leisure business for six years, how would you describe your wrestle through the years?
At first, it was very troublesome, particularly as a black man making an attempt to construct up one thing in another country. Nonetheless, I didn’t let that carry me down, I held to my perception and saved going. Consistency, laborious work, dedication, and God’s grace introduced me right here. Ups and downs are a part of the sport, however giving up was by no means an possibility.


Which one do you are feeling extra snug with, music or modelling?
Since I began my profession in modelling and trend, I’d say I really feel extra snug with it, via the expertise I gained through the years. I’m nonetheless new to the music recreation, however I believe with time I’ll develop into it extra and turn out to be hopefully higher.Do you could have any latest initiatives out, what’s the venture all about?
Engaged on releasing extra music and likewise planning to carry out my very own model quickly. All step-by-step, and I do know nothing is unimaginable with the best mindset. I’m additionally planning to create one thing in my hometown Nigeria, which helps different folks and artists as nicely. My aim in the meanwhile is to get greater and set up myself extra within the music business as nicely.

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When did you determine to turn out to be a musician?
Music was one thing I’ve all the time wished to do. However I needed to look forward to the best timing to kick off. So I’d say I grew to become a “musician” not way back – roughly 6 months in the past.

How do you mix music and modelling?
I take heed to a variety of music each day, and I attempt to implement that in my each day modelling jobs.

The modelling business each house and overseas is extra saturated now. How are you coping to remain related?
Yeah, it’s saturated, however it’s extra about your distinctive promoting proposition and the way you stand out. Being an African right here makes me stand out extra and since I’ve been within the recreation for fairly some years, I used to be capable of make my means via my character and the work I put on the market.

Who influences you within the trend business?
All of it relies upon, however stars like Kanye, Travis Scott, Wizkid, Burna Boy and so many extra.

What do you suppose the longer term holds for the Nigerian modelling business?
I believe now we have a protracted method to go, however we will certainly take over ultimately.

What was your dad and mom’ response to your choice to enter leisure and trend?
They weren’t very amused at first. However with time they noticed that I actually had a ardour for it. It took time for them to simply accept, however with success alongside they then knew it’s one thing that has potential.Whenever you had been youthful, what did you dream of turning into sooner or later?
After I was younger, my precise plan was to turn out to be a banker. However with time my curiosity modified, and I made a decision to go for what I like, and right here I’m right now.

So, if I’m not doing music or modelling, I’d in all probability be working on the financial institution someplace. However music and modelling are my ardour, so I’ll persist with them..

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