The one and only Stonebwoy sat down with us for another episode of AFROPOLiTAiN’s 1on1, hosted by AFROPOLiTAiN Magazine‘s co-founder Keziah Makoundou. They talk about life, influences, inspiration, and of course music.

Stonebwoy shares his thoughts on the origins of Afrobeat music, and in the process discusses not only Fela Kuti, but also those who preceded the legend and ultimately influenced that era of music. Keziah dives even more into Stonebwoy’s musical influences, where he shares just how much Reggae has impacted him and his style. He also shares that he is on a mission to shine a bright light on artists from Ghana.

Watch the entire episode, below, where he discusses the controversial topics of Jollof rice, Jamaican Rice, and Peas. He even gives us his secret on how to live life positively, combat negativity, help eliminate mental health strains, and so much more!