OPANKA’S ENCOUNTER WITH DEATH LEADS HIM INTO GOSPEL MUSIC – A new breeze will blow into the gospel music industry as the industry witnesses the dynamic turnover of a rap addict into a rhythmic flow of spoken word to praise his Maker for saving him as he had an encounter with death early this year.
“Abubro Nkosua” which is the title of the song is the first single Opanka will release out of his hot singles to hit the airwaves this year paving way for his debut album “Akwaaba.” The song is a gospel tune featuring gospel gem and songstress Gifty Osei which drops on 6th Febuary 2015.
Dadie Opanka, the microphone abuser early this year had a brisk encounter with death which influenced the song. “ Death is real, I already knew it but the reality of death hit me with a big blow after this encounter and I know God is real and you need to surrender to Him no matter who you are, and in everything God first. As God has given me another chance to live, i feel like if i dont tell people how wonderful He is, then im not being grateful” he said.
The song which is not the usual hiplife gospel tune but a real gospel tune which sees the artist portraying his versatility as a creative mind. He is heard doing a deep touch of spoken word on the tune and taking people through everything that happened and how God saved him, whilst Gifty Osei follows with a soothing hook. The song can leave you in tears after listening.
Both gospel and rap lovers should watch out for the song which will take the gospel and hiplife industry by storm. The single will be released on the 6th of Febuary.