A US-based Ghanaian gospel artiste, KwasiMintahhas called on gospel singersto pray over songs which were written for them by composers before going to the studio.
That, he said would help singers gain divine directiveto craft the tune in a much suitable way for it to make impact in listener’s life.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Times Weekend in Accra on Monday, the International gospel praise leader explained that singing gospel was a call and people should not see the field as money making venture.
As a minister of the gospel, your calling is towork on the spiritual lives of Christians and ensure every loop hole was sealed with the words of God.
That, Kofi Mintah believed would make the word ‘payola’ (inducement) become something of the past, adding that some disc jockeys (djs) might fail to play songswhichdid not carry inspiration to revive the oppressed.
In preaching the word through his music, he released an album dubbed “OnyameBehwe” last month to extend his ministry which he started in USA into the country.
The eight-track album which had the lead worship song “OnyameBehwe” featured Elder Mireku and was produced by his KwasikayMusic Production (KMP).
The track which is currently receiving massive airplay, KwasiMintahindicated would promote peace for the citizenry to uphold good virtues to usher them into the December Polls, thus urged them to patronise it.
The inspirationalsong advised Ghanaians to make God the focal point in the fight for development, stressing that “we can only build a prosperous nation with God’s word and this trackcarry that message.”
KwasiMintahexpressed the need for God to steer the affairs of the nation, saying “unless God watch the house the watchman watches in vain.”
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE