Ex-militant, Maxwell Patrick Ogolomo popularly known as Bowei who has since laid down his arms for the microphone recently took a trip down memory lane, narrating how he nurtured his talent in music while fighting in the creeks of Niger-delta.
“I have always loved singing and entertaining people,” Bowei said, adding “While fighting to liberate my people from the shackles of poverty and total abandonment in the creek, I used to sing and entertain my colleagues in our various camps,”Bowei, who is currently signed to El-Montage Records owned by popular entertainer, Tarila Thompson enthused.
Although the Bayelsa State-born ex-militant-turned-musician said, his passion for music started during to his primary school days, he, however, actualized the dream immediately after he came out of the creek.
Bowei’s latest single, “Kalakala” which he recently dropped alongside the video is already enjoying massive airplay.
He could back his joy, as he thanked El-Montage Records for discovering and helping me to actualize his dream of becoming a singer. “Henceforth, my aim will be to project the plight of my people through my songs. This was the main reason I laid down my gun for the microphone,” declared.
Bowei said, he’s seriously planning to return to the classroom, where he hopes to study Theatre Arts.
According to Mr. Thompson, El-Montage Records has a desire to assist young and talented Nigerians achieve their dreams and aspirations.
“At El-Montage Records, we are always ready and willing to help nurture the careers of young and talented acts. We embraced Bowei, because his story is unique and quite fascinating. Again, he is a bundle of talents. Imagine an ex militant laying down his arms for the microphone. In fact, the lure of music drove him out of the creeks of Niger-Delta. That is the power of entertainment, “ he said