Jesus showed up in the Old Testament as Commander of God’s armies when Joshua asked ‘Are you for us or against us?’, leaving Joshua with nothing but a surrender to God’s instructions. That should be our posture as sons of God
Sung on G Major, of course Lara George mesmerises us with her high and soronous voice and a delicious South African vibe in the soundtrack, serenading us on how no one is like God, the Ancient of Days, the one with whom there is no fear.
New on the scene is Neon Adejo, who is really no newbie in the real sense, having sung alongside and recorded songs with gospel names like Lauretta Cookey, Onos Ariyo and the late Eric Arubayi. With his Mali Music-esque vocals, Neon is definitely on course for musical success.
There was nothing more outstanding than when vocalist cum super producer FloRocka’s single ‘You Are Lord’ topped the charts on ourstage.com, winning a $1000 prize! I absolutely loved his feature on Pita’s ‘No Evil’, with his amazing voice taking an operatic turn at the bridge, accompanied by the piano singing the line ‘I will dwell in the secret place of the most high God now and forever’. And how could I ever forget the nation’s favourite, ‘Twale’ which was such a ubiquitous hit on the Nigerian streets and beyond.
…There’s something really special about Ty’s voice. Something extra, called prayer. In my very mind, people who pray have a certain kind of feel to their voice, coupled with digested scripture sung effortlessly and an unshakable passion…
While we’re counting down to Sola Allyson’s October event (and waiting patiently for Ty Bello’s new single, ‘Land of Promise’, I decided to do a throwback review to celebrate my favourite tracks from Sola, Cobhams and Ty: ‘Isinmi’, ‘ Ordinary People’ and ‘Thirsty’.