Mary Mary : Duo or 2 Solo Acts

When the two sisters hit the gospel scene as a fresh duo with their best selling debut album THANKFUL (2000) which had the hit SHACKLES, they caught everyone’s attention because we had not seen anything like them, their sound and their image. They got their name from 2 famous Marys in the Bible namely Mary […]

Muyiwa Olarenwaju

He mixes traditional gospel music with elements of world music from Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, soul, RnB and pop. With his group Riversongz, he sold out Indigo2 at the O2 in London and he is the first gospel act to do so. He has presented the TURNING POINT programme to an estimated global audience of […]

Mo Sori Re by Paul Play

I just love the rhythm and melody of this afro fusion with pop song. The song was a hit at the start of the new millennium. It was a fresh take on pop and afrobeat elements. The original song was done by the father of Paul Play, an afrojuju musician named IK Dairo and his […]

Sonnie Badu: Real Degrees Or Not?

Recently, popular gospel crooner, Sonnie Badu celebrated his academic feats and shared his joy and success with his followers and fans on social media. On his Facebook page, his April 6th 2021 post says, ‘Education is key..we are @tiuauniversity #Dean #Prof #Musicology # Music’. On Instagram, his March 30th post announced his new status as […]

Top 5 Songs About Hope

Hope in Christ brings us that assurance that despite the staggering opposition, we can still pull through and overcome.To the downcast and broken hearted, there’s still help on the way because God is never late. The top 5 starts with Soweto Choir’s “Khumbaya” , paving way for Ada’s upbeat “Jesus (You are able)”. We have […]

Just Breathe

A fresh breath and great breath management are vital for good singing especially in close proximity with other crooners. Fresh breath is an issue as singers often times have to have their heads really close to one another to enable them share a microphone. While some bad breath are as a result of medical issues […]

The Tiny Detail That Counts

Our editor has a tale to share with us. Stay blessed. “I had the opportunity to be a vocal coach to someone preparing for a singing contest. The talented singer registered to contest in the solo category and was in need of creative directions on how to tackle the 2 songs given to all contestants. […]

The London Community Choir: Who are they?

This choir recorded the backing track of one of the songs in the original motion picture soundtrack of THE LION KING titled CIRCLE OF LIFE. That song was nominated for the best original song in the 1995 Academy Awards. Amongst many other feats in gospel and secular music, this choir was featured on the ARTISTES […]

The Word for the Month of May

“For with God nothing is ever impossible and no word from God shall be without power or impossible of fulfilment.” (Luke 1:37 AMPC)

May 2021

Welcome everyone to May edition. We are gradually approaching the middle of this year which was a new year barely a few months ago. What about all those new year goals? How are we pushing forward irrespective of the challenges? Some goals may need to be modified at this point to enable them to be […]