MC Gabbi (real name Omokowajo Gabriel) is a born-and-bred in lagos event & red carpet host, OAP, HypeMan (Official Aqueous Lounge Hypeman) and an undergraduate student at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
OJB Celebrity Gist with MC Gabbi
OAU JUICE: Can we meet you? Tell us extensively about yourself and what you do?
Mc Gabbi: My names are Omokowajo Gabriel popularly known as MC GABBI. I was born in Lagos some years ago. Grew up in mile 12, in a family of 5. I host events and red carpet. I used to work for the then (great 94.5fm) and I’m the current official hype man for Aqueous Lounge in Ife.
OAU JUICE: Wow. Fantastic! Tell us, how did emceeing and event hosting began for you? How did you get into it?
Mc Gabbi: Hmm…my story is quite a funny one. I’m not gonna say emceeing chose me like other event hosts. Neither did I. I’ll just call it faith. There was an event, the emcee came late, I started the event and that was it.
OAU JUICE: Quite Inspiring. So how profitable has it been for you since you got started?
Mc Gabbi: Well it has been the love of what I do that has got me going!
OAU JUICE: Nice. Any challenges or struggles you encounter you might wanna share?
Mc Gabbi: Hmmmm…. I’ll say have been lucky!
OAU JUICE: What’s the biggest brand you’ve ever worked with?
Mc Gabbi: Sterling bank. tho not done much now but there’s a lot of underground work going on
OAU JUICE: Your relationship status?
Mc Gabbi: Single…🤫
OAU JUICE: What’s your addiction?
Mc Gabbi: Haaaa…fanta
OAU JUICE: Which MC/Event Host do you admire most on OAU Campus?
Mc Gabbi: Mc Reo, have learnt a lot of things from him, like mastering the craft, believing God and working hard.
OAU JUICE: Where do you visualize yourself in the next 5 years?
Mc Gabbi: Hosting the BETs or hopefully the Grammys
OAU JUICE: Most Memorable moments as an event host?
Mc Gabbi: When I hosted an event in Eko hotels. It was a fashion show
OAU JUICE: Most embarrassing moments on the job? Any?
Mc Gabbi: One time that someone dissed me online. She thought I was the one that hosted the event because it was my name that was on the poster but I couldn’t make it due to some logistics issues but we God where able to curb it before it went viral
OAU JUICE: Which MC / Event Host do you respect and look up to more on the national scene in the industry?
Mc Gabbi: Ayo Makun
OAU JUICE: If you could date a celebrity, who would it be and why?
Mc Gabbi: Hmmmm….tough one oh, toolz she’s got the body of a goddess
OAU JUICE: What’s your best song of the moment?
Mc Gabbi: Aiye by Barry jhay
OAU JUICE: If you’re not an MC/Event Host, what would you be doing currently?
Mc Gabbi: A banker
OAU JUICE: Alright thanks. Any awards or achievements yet?
Mc Gabbi: Non for now tho….but gotten a lot of nominations
OAU JUICE: If you could be an animal, which one will you be?
Mc Gabbi: You will be an animal interviewer
OAU JUICE: Lol! Your final word to every oau student out there.
Mc Gabbi: My final word is wise up! Life is not a bed of roses
OAU JUICE: Social Media handles?
Mc Gabbi: @mcgabbi_ everywhere
Gent with a Big Heart and Crazy Dreams.
Certified Digital Marketing Expert, Content Creator, Photography Enthusiast and an Undergraduate Student of one Engineering Course “like that” at Obafemi Awolowo University.
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