After the show, Phyno makes sure he has headphones ...
Nigerian rapper Phyno has revealed how he prepares before he climbs to the stage to perform for a show.
The rapper had a brief interview during Herbal Tea & White Sofas, where he explains how he sets his mood right each time he has to perform on stage.
Phyno explains why good vibes are essential to setting the mood before a show.
He said he "likes to create the perfect setting for positive pre-show energy. He takes the mantra of "eat, drink and be merry" literally: In order to set the mood for a good time."
What are the foods he needs? He said he "needs snacks — finger foods, specifically — and his libation of choice."
His backstage must-haves include "finger foods to nibble on." And to drink? "It probably has to be, like, cognac."
After the show, Phyno makes sure he has headphones to allow him ample opportunity to decompress and zone out.
His backstage must-not-haves include negativity.
"I love to be happy," Phyno says. "I think it rubs off on the crowd. The mood determines how you are before you get on stage."
"I love to pass the message along and just keep it positive with the fans," he adds.
During the interview, he also revealed what he loves most about performing in front of a crowd.