PITA live in Concert! Join Timi Dakolo, Cobhams, Lara George, Olufunmi, Infinity, Sammie Okposo, BOUQUI, Kore, others for PITA’s Mega gospel concert in Lagos.
I listen to inspiration FM a lot because they play nice gospel songs, so there I was this sunday afternoon listening as usual and suddenly this song comes on air “No Evil”. I listened to the song and I loved every bit of it. It was rap, it was rock and best of all, it was gospel. I didn’t even know it was done by a Nigerian artiste at the time.
Unfortunately, I tuned in when the song had already started so I didn’t get the name of the artiste. I loved the song so much that I would practically tune in on sundays just hoping that Dan Foster or Wana Wana would play it again. A few months later, my church David’s Christian Centre, organized a gospel concert which featured BOUQUI, Rooftop MCs, De Witnesses and PITA. After the concert, I bought PITA’s CD , looked at the back and there it was “No Evil”……the song I had been looking for.
Guys, there are artistes and there are artistes but If you are in love with contemporary gospel music, then look no further than Peter “PITA” Linus. His lyrical delivery is awesome and his music is just on point. Believe me when I say the dude can sing.
His last Album titled “As I am” is just sensational. The 13 track album has great gospel songs back to back. You know how it is when you buy an album and you just like two or three songs…..nah, not this album. Every single track was just on point, from “Imela” to “So amazing” to “Best of Me”, “One man” and “You no dey sleep”. At a point, I practically had his album on auto-replay in my car ‘cos each song had its own unique message. Click here to listen to PITA’s songs. http://www.reverbnation.com/pitasings
One thing I love about PITA is the fact that he loves being real. No pretending and above all, he just loves the Lord. So much so that he has had to turn down monetary offers to covert from gospel to secular music. A few months ago, PITA miraculously survived a ghastly auto crash which left his arm in a cast for a while but that didn’t dampen his spirit nor deter his determination as he still ministered with the cast on his arm till he fully recovered.
His music has received massive air play from radio and TV stations across the country. He recently also launched his own mobile application PITapp. Download it here http://www.buildanapp.com/dld/86_da7UWskw/PITA.jad
On April 27, 2013, PITA hinted about his upcoming gospel concert “Today makes it 12weeks God saved me (from an accident) and started something New in me. I’m getting ready for the 30th of June Where I’ll share my story n music… `AS I AM… The Journey so Far’. Featuring 4 AWESOME gospel ministers. Mark the date, Pray along, Tell someone n feel free to reach out”
His very first major concert will feature ace gospel artistes like Cobhams Asuquo, Timi Dakolo, Lara George, Olufunmi, In His Image, Alien nation and Palmira with special guest appearances by Infinity, Sammie Okposo, Bougui and Kore. Hosts are Nollywood’s O.C Ukeje and Lolo 1 of Wazobia FM.
The New Album which includes LIGHT UP MY WORLD, will also be available @ the Venue.
The venue is the magnificient Victory Dome of David’s Christian Centre, behind PHCN office, by Fatgbems bus stop (close to Mile 2), Amuwo, Lagos by 4pm.
So, mark the date guys. June 30th, 2013. This is one gospel concert i’m personally looking forward to.
Get your tickets now:
Tickets: N1,000 regular, N5,000 Vip and N50,000 table of 8.
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(Praise in this Age) is the buzzing new contemporary Gospel Artist from Lagos,Nigeria. Pita is an Independent recording Artist who has to date captured the hearts of many with his deeply inspired lyrics and captivating fresh vocals. It is not hard to tell that this new kid on the block is going places with his talents and passion for God.
For many years PITA has been working behind the scenes as a songwriter/composer/producer and even training and teaching other musicians and vocalists.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria the singer/Songwriter has released the much awaited debut album ‘As I am’ in November 2012, this versatile masterpiece has something for everyone, with the fresh international sounds of ‘last of me’ to the moving African/rock rhythms of his radio hit single Imela and not forgetting the soft rock sounds of ‘you light up my world’
The message of Gods abundant Love and grace remain the foundation of this vibrant new comer and he is not about to let that change.
Pita fell in love with music at the seven when he joined the children’s choir at the Upper Mission Church, Lagos where he sang lead roles in the choir and even led worship, In his teenage years Pita joined a six man accepella group by the name Babysheart, the group toured various cities across, Nigeria resonating mainly with the youth of the nation, bringing alive the message of redemption through the gripping sounds of accapella worship. The group is still active today and tours occasionally.
Since then Pita has collaborated with prominent Afro-Gospel across Nigeria,Artists such as Tosin Martins, Olufunmi, B.O.U.Q.I and many more.
Pita’s vision is to take the world stage with the message of the cross and the desire to connect people, especially campus aged,to the heart of worship through his music.
Thats all for now guys. Thanks for stopping by and be sure to stay tuned for more. Remember, “Every man will have his day”
Johnson Madichie is a social blogger based in Lagos, Nigeria and affects the world from there.
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