The 'Originality' crooner revealed this in an interview published on Saturday, September 17, 2016, by Punch News.
According to the singer, Blackface played an inspiring figure in his early career, always encouraging him to take up challenges.
He said, “Blackface was the first person to believe in me and he was also the first person to believe in my talent."
"He gave me the required push to succeed as an artiste and made me realise that I had a talent which could be expanded."
"When I first started out, I used to go for talent hunt competitions and Blackface always urged me that I would win, surprisingly, I always won in those competitions."
"He is part of my success story because he made me believe that I could break through in the industry.”