It’s my name – Ade Fabola. Fun fact, Ade is a fairly common name in West Africa and it means “Crown”
My music inspiration has come in a few different forms over the years. Growing up, I remember there was a lot of Reggae music around, as well as lots of western pop and West African highlife music.
Then I came upon Bob Dylan’s music; Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright might just be the most influential for me. Everything from the storytelling to the instrumentation left a mark, I often say that’s probably where my interest in fingerpicking came from. My fingerpicking style is also heavily influenced by Tallest Man on Earth and Passenger, so they always come to mind when I think about my influences.