By Emilie Shimbali
The bright city lights give many different fortunes and treasures but it simply gave upcoming star, Fillips a perfect date with his destiny.
Coming to the big city of bright lights from Ohalushu village near Ongha armed with nothing but his love for the arts, Fillips realised his melodious voice in Windhoek at 16.
Well, that was after his first love in poetry. He has never stopped since then.
“ I joined music because I love literature expressed through verses. By the time I started writing people admired my work of poetry, so I decided to put it into songs as it is preferable to many people,” he said.
The University of Namibia product said he inherited the love of Kwaito and trap/ hip-hop genres from(Meek Mill and Young thug), Fillips has teamed up with his fellowship (Vikta juice boy, Reekay and chuckkiss Zama) following their passion in music.
“ Every art is special and unique, you cannot pimp a butterfly, just believe and unleash it,” he said.
According to him, failure is not an option and even the ravaging effects the coronavirus which left many in his trade grounded is still not good enough to stop him.
“Since people are often using their gadgets (phones) to communicate during the pandemic, I took this chance to promote my music via social media,” he said.