TQuest, born Temi TaofeeQ Sholeye (Lagos, Akoka in the early 80s’, October 22nd), is a Nigerian Songwriter, Singer, Radio O.A.P, Radio show producer and a graphics artist. Is other Radio names are, ‘Baba Mhen and Cappadon Radio Squirrel.
Radio came through for TQuest by chance, out of love & passion for entertainment.
With a background in ‘Business Administration/Marketing, Yaba College of Technology, he proceeded to the F.R.C.N training school to study Radio Presentation/Broadcasting.
TQuest grew up mimicking and dancing to King Sunny Ade and Sir Shina Peters on his Dad’s radio box in the early 90s’. While growing up, he got himself exposed to classic sounds from great music composers such as Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Majek Fashek, Bob Marley, Alex O, Felix Liberty, Ofege, Blackky, Daniel Wilson, Plantashun Boiz and many more.
He is inspired the early hip hop generation: Nate Dogg, 2Pac, SoulIVReal, JayZ and Wyclef Jean and this informs his unique style.