Oba Nla (The Mighty King) is written by Alabba, a uniquely gifted and anointed worshipper, songwriter, recording artist, who is blessed with a great wealth of experience in music for several years now. He’s worked with several top artists, home and abroad. He has also graced some big stages like The Experience, Calabar Festival, Lagos Jazz Festival, and so on.
Oba Nla is produced by @SkyTimz and the video was shot by @Frizzle&Bizzle and released in December 2020.
Ilori Olufemi Alaba (Alabba) is an exceptional worshipper. One whose expressions of worship through the gift of music is outstandingly unique.
He started showing his passionate inclination towards music from a very tender of 5, using broomsticks on all kinds of plates, both stainless and plastic in the house. He was the smallest in all the musical groups he joined, growing up. He’s a multi-instrumentalist and has trailblazed some acapella groups like GXploits, etc.
With inspiration in classical music background, which stems from his childhood church, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ikate, Surulere, Lagos, he decided to study music with graded certificates from Peter King College of Music and MUSON. He’s also a graduate of Cell Biology and Genetics from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, during which he also worked at RCCG, Garden of peace, surulere, as the drummer and music director for some years.
He’s performed, worked, and graced several stages with several artistes and producers like Ron Kenoly, Don Moen, Kunle Ayo, Sammie Okposo, Tosin Alao, Tosin Martins, Lara George, Late Eric Arubayi, Onos, Cobhams Asuquo, Kayode Ajayi (kayomusiq), Wale Owoade, Wilson Joel, Rotimi Keys, Ini-minstrel, Fome Peters, Tosin Badejo, Skytimz and so on. He’s also served and still serving his Maker at the Trinity House, Victoria Island, since the inception of the church.
The Debut Single, OBA-NLA (The Mighty God), produced by SkyTimz, is a song that’s birthed by the inspiration of The Holy Spirit Himself and it definitely has the capacity to bless every listener, regardless of race, tribe, ethnicity, or geographical location.
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