Samsong is a contemporary gospel singer who has been successful over the last two decades. The musical artist has been a prominent figure in the country’s music industry. With his songs making waves all round, a lot of people, especially fans want to know more about his personality. In this article, we will give you the biography of this gospel artist and highlight his achievements so far.
Samson Uche Mogekwu popularly known by his stage name, Samsong is a Nigerian gospel artist, vocalist and performer.
Born on November, 30th, 1974, he experienced childhood in Nigeria. The musical artist is from Delta state in the southern part of the country. Samsong had his elementary and secondary school education. Upon the accomplishment of his West African Senior School Certificate Exams, He continued to Ambrose Ali University Ekpom, Edo State Nigeria. There at the Federal University, he graduated with a degree in accounting in 1991 preceding he at last pick a career in Music. Let’s look at how he journey into the music industry.
At a tender age, the promising gospel singer created interest and passion for singing. His first opportunity was when he was a member of the youth ensemble in his nearby church while he was growing up as a kid. He began his music career during his secondary school days, and He had shaped a great deal of melodic gathering till he got notice and endorsed to Ivory Music Label. At the label, he and the group delivered their presentation collection in 1996 named “Best of Life”.
Anyway the Ivory Music Group got broken up and he went solo. Later on in 2002, Samsong delivered his studio collection named “Remember Your Good fortune” . His first collection was a triumph, accumulating huge liking, and won him The Psalmist Award that very year.
Samsong is a versatile singer, and he has been in the gospel music industry for quite a long time. His fame has made him team up with first rate gospel singers like Donell Jones, Kenny Latimore and others. With a career traversing more than twenty years, Samsong had likewise graced the stage with hits like, Bianule.
Awards and Recognition
Samsong has win a modest number of honors for himself. The Psalmist Award in 2000, and as of late being designated as “best Gospel Artist” by Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) in New York in 2008. Others include: the Best Male Vocalist of the Year Award at Today’s Music Award in 2004, and Best Male Vocalist of The Year Award in 2005 at The Amen Awards. Also, at The Vigoma Awards in 2005, he got The Best Video of The Year Award.
Samsong Net Worth
With an estimated net worth and total assets of $400,000 dollars, Samsong is presently one of the most richest and most prominent gospel musicians in Nigeria. This worth is updated as of the time of writing this piece.
There are many things to discover about Samsong, who is one of the music greats in the country. So far in this article, we gave a detailed review of his profile and how he made this far in the Nigerian gospel music industry