Hkon is a songwriter, music producer out here to help artists and producers get the right record for themselves. I have written for so many artist within Nigeria and outside like MX, Morell, Classiq and more. Hit me up!
I’m more of a songwriter and specializes in Pop, R&b, HipHop, Afrobeat, Reggae and Latin. Give me your preference and we good to go!
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Interview with Hkon
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I worked with Morell on his last album and I was very much honored to be part of that team.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A new sound, which is the Afrolatin sound.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital because it makes things easier, even from the standpoint of creativity.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To deliver my best.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The passion.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What is my speciality? I specialize in anything!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I’m an unknown songwriter but I have dozens of hits.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your sound?, what message are you trying to achieve, story line, what style and genre? Those are pretty questions to get you started.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Give them a clear preference of what you want to achieve.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My drums, keyboard, bass guitar, Djembe and my little flute!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been writing for more than 10 years now and I feel like now it is the time for the world to benefit from my efforts.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is more of the new Akon type of style and that allows me to dab into any genre because with my kind of style and sound you can relate to any genre and be able to write in that.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Akon because he is the inspiration behind why I got into this business in the first place. So if I can shoot for the sky that would be to work with him.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always focus on the sound and the mixing.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop music but I write in any genre.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Songwriting is my strongest skill because the production part I’m just full of ideas as far how I want the record to sound.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Energy and the reality in a song makes it irresistible.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Actually, I listen to the beat first, lay a melody on it and then write the song at the end. Pretty simple!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I own a home studio fully furnished, that’s where I record all my demos before sending it out to my clients.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Akon inspires me a lot and also like the versatility of Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber too.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Songwriting is the most common and also help them in getting the right sound for the record.