Over the years, Nigeria music industry have move forward including the production skill from the main stream of the naija commercial pop music to the gospel music.
In spite of two religious in the country, gospel music have add huge flavour to the fast growing music industry in the country, but beyond their creativity works and many more, they have being largely overlooked for one thing or the others such as major concerts, tours and endorsement deals by corporate firms and multi-national companies , which feels that they are not marketer-table or profitable for their brand.
It is imperative to point out that they contribute in no small measure to upholding societal values and morals, while reinforcing the need to live a life that is praiseworthy to God and to humanity.
While in honour of these great individual that have add many influence to our society, Gistyinka and his Team will take look at few most sought gospel music producer in Nigeria. Drop a comment below if your favourite Gospel music producer is missing on this lists.
Here are Top 7 Gospel Music Producer in Nigeria.
(7) Rotimi Akinfenwa : The name Rotimi Akinfenwa, make a buzz in Nigeria Gospel music arena. Multi talented and energetic gospel music producer have create space for himself in short period of time in his journey to professional music producer in the country.
He had work with music star such as Midnight Crew, Piat, Kore and Dieko in their complied full album.
(6) Phat E: Emeka Ikechukwu, popularly know as Phat-E, is ever green music producer , creator, composer and arranger. He recently work with veteran naija pop musicians South Sultan, on his new project.
(5) Flo : Aderemi Natan, know as Flo, is an energetic young producer that have being in production for the past 20 years. Flo, have won several awards accomplished Producer, Sound Engineer, Singer and Songwriter.
He had work with several artists such as Shalamar’, Midnight Crew, Mike Aremu, Mike Abdul, JEDI, Tosin Martins, BOUQUI, Áyodele Vincent, Wale Adenuga, House on the Rock,’Sammie Okposo, Kore,Onos Bikawei, Éloho Efemuai (Aberdeen), Ibiyemi, and many more.
He is also a successful artists with hit track such as Twale, In Christ Alone, Bragadaba, Here I Am Worship.
(4) Cobhams Asuquo: Award winning , multi-talented music producer and songwriter Cobhams Asuquo.
Cobhams has won multiple local and international awards for his creative and entrepreneurial contributions to the Nigerian music industry.
Today, he is known for producing some of the finest artistes in Nigeria such as Asa‘s album, Banky W ‘Strong Thing‘, Dare Art Alade,Bez and many others .
He had producer successful gospel artistes such as Dekunle Fuji — Mo Like Jesu Gan, Rooftop Mc‘s– Lagimo.
(3) Wole Oni: Music producer and label owner, Wole Oni, has spanned over two decades in the industry.
He came into limelight after producing hit gospel song, Igwe, by Midnight Crew.
The award-winning music merchant has continued to endear himself to people within and outside the gospel music family.
He had work with several artists such as Midnight -Igwe, Folake Umosen – Koso Ba Bire, Kore – So Mo Re and Dieko.
(2) Masterkraft: Sunday Nweke, popularly know as Masterkraft, is a household name in Nigeria music industry. He started his music and production skill at age 11.
Young talented producer have dominate the gospel scene an also the naija commercial main stream pop and he has orchestrate beat for the likes of Tim Godfrey, Sammie Okposo, Nosa, Frank Edwards, Xtreem Crew, Shadows, Barz and many others many others not mention.
(1) Edward Sunday : Veteran producer Edward Sunday, claim the top spot for this review. He has being in music production for over two decade now and his works speaks for him anywhere in the world.
Multi-talented Edward Sunday, have produce evergreen gospel song .
He had the following production to his credit — Gbenga Adenuga – Koletoyen O — La So fa so , Yemy TPX — Eru Jeje, Yetuende Are — ”Try Praise” album, Tim Godfrey & D Xtreme Crew, Toynne and many others.
Notable Not Mention:
SMJ — Orchestrate the beat for Tim Godfrey & D Xtreme Crew, in their new album.
Wilson Joel — Newly crown best producer by Crystal Awards 2014.
Your comment is welcome on this review, for anybody that you which to be on the list or missing.