When Architecture meets music. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too?! Well, Garry Mapanzure is enjoying the best of both worlds as he has managed to pursue his two areas of passion. Join us in this candid conversation as Garry reveals what led him to pursue dual careers simultaneously, how he manages to release stellar tracks in this cutthroat industry, and what makes him smile.
I was given the name by a couple of my Japanese friends when I was in China because they really liked my style of clothing, the colours, the creativity; more or less like the Japanese style “drip” as we call it now, and from there came African Sushi.
The best version of me.
I’ve always been into music because it’s a God-given gift, but professionally it was more of trial and error. I released my first song called Wapunza in 2019 and the song was a major success. From that point, there was no turning back. The success of my first project got me into music professionally.
I balance both school and music so I would have been doing school without the music. I’m still an architecture student with goal of getting my degree in a few years to come.
My music is Afro Pop and RNB. However, I’m open to jumping on a lot of genres because of that creative urge.
I pray, get comfortable (I usually like recording without a shirt on because I feel freer (Laughs). I set up my equipment, upload beats from the archives and I start making music.
To be honest I will never give one song more credit than the others because I give all my songs my all. Every time I release a project I hope for the best because that’s my creation.
– Tunnel Vision focus.
– Check on yourself regularly.
– All that glitters is not gold.
Wizkid or BurnaBoy, I can’t pick one.
Releasing more singles and doing more collaborations. More music I guess.