Newly and fast rising talented Gospel Artist, Evangelist Modupe Adegbite, launched her maiden album titled “Atiko” recently at Alagbado, an outskirt of Lagos. The occasion was witnessed by who and who in different shapes of life, particularly notable pastors, eminent personalities cutting across human endeavours. TITILOPE OSHUNLALU spoke to her on her life, inspiration and other things .
Can we meet you?
I am Mrs Modupeola Adegbite. A native of Ogere Remo. Ogun state.
What inspired you into music?
There was no major life event as my inspiration. Singing is more like a talent that brings me joy.
Who inspired you to make music?
The holy spirit
How would you describe the music you typically create?
My songs are typically gospel, centered around what Christ has done, what He is doing, in and through us.
What is your creative process like?
I receive the lyrics by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit as I study His word.
Who would you most likely love to collaborate with?
Tope Alabi. Mama Dupe Olulana. Mama Bola Are.
If you could go and open a show for a gospel artist, who would it be?
Tope Alabi, because from her lyrics you can sense a depth and an intent to not just entertain but to minister.
How did you get the inspiration of your music?
As I mentioned earlier, I rely solely on the Holy Spirit of God for my lyrics and tunes.
One message to your love ones and upcoming gospel artist?
Consistency in your simple devotion with the Lord is key.
Any negative talent?
Every good and Every perfect Gift comes from the father of light, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1.17. Every talent l am blessed with is good and perfect.
Do you sing in the choir and what song?
Yes. I minister with the choristers at my church.
Can you mention your marketer or where we can get your music?
Abiodun Oropo films and records international.
Can you tell us more about yourself?
I’m a down to earth woman, easy going, loving and incurable optimist.
Any favourite song to perform?
Atiko. It remains my favourite.
Which famous gospel musician do you admire?
Any terrible experience you have ever gotten into?
I lost my dad and mum at age 2. I had to struggle as an orphan, depending on God for my sustenance.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
If you could change anything about the gospel music industry, what would you change?
Colossians 3.16. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord. Let the word of God dwell in your heart richly; this is the system of music prescribed in the scriptures.
What is next for you?
The next thing is to seek the face of the Lord.
Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
Consistently ministering to the world one song at a time.