WHO IS SAMSONG?Last updated(November, 2019)
Samsong (Samson Uche Mogekwu) is a Nigerian gospel singer, artist, songwriter and music producer known for his magical voice and unique hairstyle.
Samsong - Early Life
Samsong Age: 45 yrs Old (as of 2019)
Samsong hails from Delta State, Nigeria, born on 30th of November 1974.
Right from a teenage age, Samsong has been obsessed with music.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, he proceeded to the College where he
studied Accounting at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state and graduated with a BSc in Accounting.
After he graduated from school, samsong worked in Central Bank of Nigeria. He later worked in Golf Bank. He had actually wanted to be the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. But somewhere along the line, he started feeling like a square perk in a round hole. So he resigned from the bank and plunged into gospel entertainment.
He discovered his gift as a singer in high school this gave him the name Samsong.
Samsong - Musical Career
After graduating, he formed a group known as Praise Creation. They were signed to Ivory Music Label, and released their debut album in 1996 titled "Best of Life". The group however broke up, and Samsong decided to go solo, releasing his debut CD in 2002, titled "Count Your Blessings". His album was a success, garnering airplay, and resulting in winning The Psalmist Award that same year.
His sophomore cd was released in 2004, titled "Still Counting". Samsong had become a bonafide celebrity and gospel star at this point, having songs and video in rotation and Tv, and receiving top billing in concerts.
He released his 3rd album "The World of my Dreams" in 2007, It featured a remake of One Love by music legend Onyeka Onwenu in which he made a duet with her and also a duet with Styl-Plus titled Live Right. These albums got him the Grace Honorary Award for Excellence.
He embarked on an international tour to promote his cd, with stops at South Africa, the United Kingdom and Germany. In Germany he had recorded and performed with Chris Lass, the German gospel producer and artist.
He came to limelight with the song "Bianule" and bagged several awards with that particular song.
Presently he is signed on to BDC and he is the CEO of Boggie Down Conceptz.
A Snippet of Samsong Awards include:
The Psalmist Award - 2000, Today's Music Award (TMA): Best Male Vocalist of the Year - 2004, The Amen Awards: Best Male Vocalist of the Year - 2005, The Vigoma Awards: The Best Video of the Year Award - 2005, The Grace Honorary Award for Excellence - 2007 and many others.
Personal Life - Samsong
Samsong is happily married to his wife and they are blessed with three kids.
Samsong, Wife and his bouncing baby boy
Samsong - Net Worth
Samsong net worth is estimated to be about $3,500, 000 (Three Million Five Hundred Thousand dollars).
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