We had the good fortune of connecting with Toju Agbeyegbe and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Toju, Let’s talk about principles and values – what matters to you most?
The value or principle that matters most to me is the value of being consistent because, without consistency, you can not be great at what you do. Every individual who is considered by many to be the greatest at their particular career has practiced consistency.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I am a music producer. I help put together sounds to create a beat or instrumental for people to enjoy and listen to and for artists to use. What sets me apart from others is that I keep my beats simple, but I make sure they still capture the listener’s attention and have them coming back for more. Many producers like to overcomplicate their beats. I am most proud of producing a song on a project that reached the billboard 200 charts. I got to where I am today professionally by making beats almost every day and networking with many people on the internet. It was not easy. I overcame the challenges by staying focused and not allowing anything to stop me or to bring me down. The lessons that I’ve learned along the way are that hard work beats talent, people operate with their own best interest in mind, so be careful and reach out to as many people as you can who could help you in your journey. What I want the world to know about my brand and my story is that the goal of my brand is to make everlasting music for generations of people to enjoy, and anyone could do this if you are focused and if you work hard enough.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
If my best friend was visiting the area and I wanted to show them the best time ever I’ll probably take them to New Brunswick and North Brunswick. We would eat at Stuff yer face, King of Gyro, Kennedy fried chicken, Moe’s Southwest grill & La Cartina. We would probably hang out in one of my friend’s apartments and then work on music or just watch some music videos.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I first want to shout out my father for buying me FL Studio when I was 14 years old and then allowing me to spend a lot of my time learning and using the program during my teenage years. I also want to shout out CashMoneyAp for being a big inspiration to me during my early years of producing. I also want to shout out St Los, another great producer on the rise. He has helped motivate and push me along my journey. Next, shout out to all the producers and loop makers that have worked with me. Then lastly, I want to shout out all my true supporters and producer friends that have helped me progress in my journey. You know who you are.

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Image Credits
First pic – @rohan4sho

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