‘Gospel artistes should sing in spirit’
By Blessing Ajayi
An Akure based Juju gospel artiste, Oluwasegun Omotayo aka St. Gab has said that his passion for music made him to stand out among his equals.
The artiste during an interview with Friday Extravaganza explained how he started his music career.
According to him, he was opportuned to lead the choir when the choirmaster of the church he was attending disappointed the church in event.
Omotayo, who has been singing since 20 years ago, said that he has been able to release one album which is selling fast.
“I chose music as a career because of the passion that I have for it, I love singing and enjoy doing it, I’m a soul lifter and whenever I listen to music, I’m the happiest person on earth.
“God has been the brain behind my profession, because he deposited the talent in me which is growing everyday.”
The graduate of Microbiology from the Adekunle Ajasin Akungba-Akoko University, said that his aim is to become one of the greatest stars in gospel music in the world.
According to him, he enjoys lifting the spirit of people and connecting them directly to God through his music.
Omotayo enjoined upcoming artistes to believe in themselves and have the spirit that can do exploit, because there is no limitation to what they can do.
He added that they should not copy, but can only listen to their mentors and bring analysis of what they have been taught.
They should always pray because there is no signs and wonders that can happen without prayer, saying hard work and diligence are the keys to success.
He said that since he started singing, lack of money has been a big challenge to him, saying getting money is the most important factor in what people want to do in life.
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