Five Minutes With: Montréal-based Afropop Singer ADEOLUWA

Finding new love after experiencing heartbreak can be both thrilling and exciting. No one knows this more than Oyo, Ibadan, Nigeria-born, Montreal-based Afropop singer ADEOLUWA. Following the heartbreak displayed on his previous EP “Kings of Detours”, ADEOLUWA returns with his jubilant new EP “For The Fourth” and the single “Jeje”.








# of Albums:


Latest Album:

For The Fourth

Latest Single:


Latest Video: 

Favourite musician growing up:

King Sunny Ade

Favourite musician now:

Ric Hassani

Guilty pleasure song:

Leaving on a Jet Plane Song by Chantal Kreviazuk

Live show ritual:

Drinking a tea with ginger and honey leading up to the performance

Favourite local musician:

Kelechi Prince

EP or LP?


Early bird or night owl?

Early bird

Road or studio?


Any shows or albums coming up?

My new EP, “For The Fourth” just came out and I’ll be touring the record across Canada.

Where can we follow you?

Instagram | Facebook | TikTok


Rapid Fire Local Questions:

What is your favourite local restaurant?

Restaurant Hot Africa

What is your favourite street in your city and why?

My favourite street in Montreal would have to be Saint-Laurent Boulevard. It’s a vibrant and eclectic thoroughfare perfectly encapsulates the city’s cultural diversity. From trendy boutiques and cafes to iconic murals and street art, there’s always something new to discover at Saint-Laurent. Plus, it’s the epicentre of Montreal’s renowned nightlife scene, with countless bars and clubs lining its sidewalks.

What is your favourite park in your city and why?

Parc du Mont-Royal holds a special place in my heart. Not only does it offer stunning panoramic views of the city skyline, but it’s also a haven of natural beauty right amid urban hustle and bustle. Whether you’re hiking up the mountain trails, having a picnic by Beaver Lake, or simply enjoying a stroll through the wooded paths, Parc du Mont-Royal provides the perfect escape from city life.

What is your favourite music venue in your city?

Nothing beats the ambience and acoustics of Place des Arts. As one of Montreal’s premier performing arts centres, it hosts various concerts, from classical symphonies to contemporary music festivals. The elegant architecture and top-notch sound system make every performance a memorable experience.

What is your favourite music store in your city?

When it comes to music stores in Montreal, you can’t go wrong with Aux 33 Tours. This iconic record shop has been a staple of the city’s music scene for decades, offering an extensive selection of vinyl records, CDs, and music memorabilia. Whether you’re hunting for rare finds or browsing the latest releases, Aux 33 Tours is a treasure trove for music lovers.