Top FIVE Nigerian A-List Musicians Who Started From Church
Fast forward to today and they are the toast of the society with thousands of fans and followers
Many years ago, before they even thought of having a glint of spotlight directed at them, these singers adorned themselves in cassocks every Sunday and lined up inconspicuously with their counterparts as they rendered hymns and praises to God.
Fast forward to today and they are the toast of the society with thousands of fans and followers. Saturday Beats focuses its beam light on artistes that horned their skills in church.
Dare Art Alade is the son of Nigerian Jazz pioneer, Art and Olapeju Alade. Fondly referred to as Darey, he honed his skills at an early age, singing with several choirs, including the National Troupe of Nigeria Choir and then the Cathedral Choir.
From age 15, he began performing extensively in clubs around Lagos, Ibadan and other cities in Nigeria. His big break finally came during the 2004 edition of Project Fame West Africa, a well renowned reality TV show and continent-wide talent hunt and emerged third in the contest.