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7 gospel music tracks that shaped our childhood

7 gospel music that shaped our childhood

Being a part of a Christian Nigerian family in the early 2000s meant you got to listen to special “old school” gospel songs on repeat, whether it was in the morning before school, or Saturday during your chores or the consistent Sunday morning ritual before church. We all sang along to these songs and even danced to them in church.

With our white gloves and socks, we eagerly embraced the chance to be part of the kids who choreographed these songs at the end-of-year party.

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These songs became an integral part of our childhood, here are 7 of such songs

Opomulero – Angel

Opomulero was the ultimate gospel party anthem, and the go-to choice for choreography in both churches and schools.

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Joy, Joy, Joy — Destined Kids

The Iwueze siblings captivated everyone with their debut, “Joy Joy Joy,” as the song became a favorite on every child’s lips.

Ijoba Orun — Lara George

This served as a reminder that there is a life after this and a call to be born again.

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Igwe — Midnight Crew

This was another party jam, it rocked everywhere from churches, to schools and even parties. From the first beat, it was sure to get everyone on their feet.

Baba Mimo Mowa Sope — Tope Alabi

Baba Mimo Mowa Sope” gained recognition for its Makossa sound and became a popular jam, especially at birthday parties.

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God will make a way – Don Meon

The Sunday morning before service favorite, this song with its gentle melody was the perfect song to set the mood for Sunday service.

Odun nlo sopin – Mrs. D.A. Fasoyin (CAC good women choir)

This ever-green song continues to find its way to our playlist towards the end of the year, as we pray for God’s protection and mercy for the upcoming year.

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These songs did not just make our childhood, but they are still so special to us that we might consider making these songs the musical foundation of our children’s childhood.