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BIOGRAPHY ON THE GOSPEL ARTIST - SAMSONG


Samsong is one of the most gifted gospel singers in Abuja, Nigeria. He has had a very successful career as a gospel artist and is best known for his hit single “Bianule” as well as “ Odogwu” featuring Chioma. He has been on stages that saw the likes of Panam Percy Paul, Donnie McClurkin, and Marvin Winans.

Samsong was born on the 30th of November in the year 1973 in Delta, State. His full name is Samson Uche Mogekwu, and he is a Contemporary gospel singer, songwriter, and Minister.  His talent began to take shape in his high school, and that was when he engineered the name “Samsong.”

At the completion of primary and high school, he moved onto the Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State where he got a degree in Accounting.

In 1991, he alongside some of his friends formed a Quartet called “Praise Creation,” and through this, they were signed into the Ivory Music Label.  After their signing, they released their debut album called “Best of Life” in 1996.  However, the group broke up after the release of this album and then he, Samsung became a solo artist and released his debut album in 2002 which he titled “Count Your Blessings.”

This album was a success and gained a lot of airplay even earning him, numerous awards. In 2004, he released his sophomore album which is titled “Still Counting.” With this, he established a successful niche in the Nigerian Music Industry. He has since then released a lot of other albums and is still regarded as one of the best in the Nigerian Music Industry. Samsong has also done collaborations with the likes of Frank Edwards, Sammie Okposo and other top gospel artistes in the country.

 2004
He received an award for “Best Vocalist of the Year Award” at the Today’s Music Award

 2005
Samsong received an award for “Best Vocalist of the Year Award” at The Amen’s awards.
He also received an award for “The Best Video of the Year Award” at the Vigoma

 2007 
He received an award for “The Grace Honorary Award for excellence” and was nominated for “The Best Gospel Artist” at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

He  is one of the most consistent gospel artistes in Nigeria and has an estimated net worth of about $400,000

By intimateworshippers