Weekend online interview with Oluseye Oladapo Alege popularly known as SY Orobo comedian,the presenter of the forthcoming “Comedy rhythm 2015” coming up on November 22nd, at ikorodu-Lagos- revealed whole lots about him. The interview led by yomi of kosofepost .
Tell us about yourself?
My name is Oluseye Oladapo Alege,
Popularly known as SY orobo comedian,I am original Ilesa boy from Osun State. I attended all my schools in Osun state.
Agnes Nursery/Primary school, Ilesa,
Methodist high school Ilesa,Osun state poly Iree; All in Osun state.
What did you read?
I studied Bus. Administration ,Later went for Professional course on Broadcasting on radio and TV presentation. Presently working with Mutual Model transport ltd sub Operator of LAGBUS BRT.
How long have you been in comedy industry?
As far back as 1998, But on a low key level as master of ceremony(MC)stuff at that time.
What was the inspiration or motivation that led you into comedy barrack?
Comedy Barrack indeed!We started as jester in our secondary school days. I always be on top at every of our gathering discussions.
Later I started composing jokes on my own.
When I got to the Higher Institution I got more Inspiration to go into comedy. It was when I got to Lagos in 2010 that the Inspiration really gripped me like Dry gin. I have Passion for it.
What’s the relationship between the upcoming comedians and the established brand like Alibaba, basketmouth,I go dye, Omoba,Adeyinka the 1st,and holy malam etc???
Haaaaaa!!!I give it to Alibaba,AY,Seyilaw and Holymallam. They have really tried for the up coming comedians in the industry,If they know you are good, They will surely take you extra miles. In addition,I won the best comedian in 2013 when there’s was a competition to Immortalized Gbenga Adeboye By Faaji Fm and Abbey Fagboro.
How do you balance your transportation duties with all times, time demanding stage performance ?
Well,most of my entertainment shows comes up during the weekends. So, it really allow me to run my official job during the week days. But sometimes both of them do clash that I will forgo one for the other.
SY COMEDIAN is organising a show tagged COMEDY RHYTHM- what’s the goal of your forthcoming show and what should be the expectation of the audience?
Thank you Sir for this Question. Am organising this show for familiarity and awareness for my Career. Ikorodu Oga as popularly called has been deprived of many good things. Everybody travelled down to Lekki, VI, Surulere e.t.c to enjoy comedy shows. We have alot crazy comedians in Ikorodu, My show is bringing new dawn of good things in comedy industry to Ikorodu people. This show will surely turn around Ikorodu people mentality about comedy shows, Its one of its Kind. You can’t believe it is Freeeeeeeeeeeeeee. With all the guru in comedy industry that are coming to perform.So, its free ?Freeeeeee!That is why I said it is for awareness and familiarity.
Who are the likely artists/comedians that will be performing on that day?
The Comedy Magazine,#KosofePost,RCCG,
Mutual Transport,Fourcorner Magazine, Spice Bee Entertainment,Slimsteve Entertainment, Grajos Broadcasting Institute , Becky’s Delight, Sethranic Entertainment.
Note: This interview was firstly published by kosofepost in November 2015.