A guy that surrounds himself with assets and not liabilities. Ryan Seerpath (BIP BOI) is an accountant as well as an aspiring musician. So he clearly keeps things BALANCED. . . A fun and cool guy who is family orientated; which adds up seeming as though he is in the accounting department; so everybody counts. He is also a man of business which makes him smart. That shows that he’s career driven and reeks of ambition and purpose. A real winner! I asked Ryan ask some questions for you to get to know him better, go check it out!
#1 Where did you grow up?
KZN – Durban – Phoenix
#2 What is your musical background?
No musical background
#3 Have you performed around SA?
Just around Durban events and nightclubs
#4 Musically, what are your biggest influences and who are your favorite musicians?
J Cole and Lil wayne
#5 What do you think of the current hip hop scene in south africa?
I think it has grown however many doors are still closed to up and coming artists
#6 How would you describe your own style?
Energetic yet quirky
#7 Who do you collaborate with?
I select artists that have a genuine passion for music.
#8 In what ways has your newest music changed from when you first started?
The overall production has improved and the content has matured.
#9 What are the main inspirations for the lyrics you write?
My emotional state during the creation process
#10 What would be your dream venue in which to perform?
In South Africa – The dome , In the world – Madison square garden
#11 What is your stage name & why that stage name
B.I.P (Ballerz Inc Production) – Named after our high school hiphop group
#12 What is the craziest thing you have ever done as a person
Big swing of Moses Mabhida Staduim
#13 What is your favourite thing to do, for fun?
Create music, play soccer and playstation
#14 Where do you see yourself in the future?
5 years – a recognized artist in SA, 10 years – Owning my own label
#15 If there is one thing you could tell your younger self what would it be?
Musically – Do everything yourself.
Generally – Don’t waste 3 years achieving your bcom accounting degree when all you really want to do is music.
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