Gaise, afrofusion gospel artiste and cultural ambassador of Ekiti state jumps on Praiseworld Radio’s hip hop project Praiseworld Bars. Is Gaise a rapper? Well, he sure would pass as one. Check out his version of Praiseworld Bars – 16 bars with the theme JESUS. Quite impressive!
Praiseworld Bars is a hip hop initiative hosted by Praiseworld Radio. The theme for this season is “JESUS”. Each participating rapper is expected to jump on the same beat, with lyrics about the theme (JESUS) in 16bars ONLY.
LET’S MEET GAISE
Gboluwaga Akinade IBUOYE popularly known as GAISE is an Afrofusion artiste signed on to Sanctified Records Ltd.
A KC old boy, who hails from Okemesi- Ekiti, in Ekiti State (Nigeria) he studied Economics at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he graduated with a Second Class Upper degree. He became a professional music artiste in 2010.
GAISEBABA, his debut album was released in August 2011 and it introduced him unto the music scene as a singer/songwriter with lyrical dexterities and prowess.
Utilizing a rich blend of witty rhymes, Yoruba lyrics, sound positive content and a unique style of delivery, GAISE’s music appeals to all generations and he is now often described as a ‘breath of fresh air’ in the Nigerian Music Industry.
The GAISEBABA album was accompanied by the video for its lead single “Follow Follow” which was nominated for the Best Indigenous Concept at the Nigerian Music Video Awards 2011 and for Best Video at The Africa Entertainment Awards 2012 in Malaysia, while he won The Scepters Award for New Revelation in 2011.
He released another video off the album in March 2012 for “The Movie Song” (directed by DJ Tee), to critical acclaim and rave reviews.
He recently released a new single “Little Drops” which received great reception across the globe.
With a massive fan base in the South-West region of Nigeria, GAISE has had the privilege of headlining several shows in these parts, including the first ever Ekiti Mega Fiesta in December 2011 where he performed alongside Tuface and Sasha.
An avid and captivating performer in his own right, GAISE has also thrilled audiences at the likes of MTN Record Breakers Summit (Feb 2012), Glo Laftafest Ado-Ekiti (April 2012), Felabration (October 2011), Cool FM Praise Jam (December 2011), Hip Hop World Award Nominees’ Party, Premier FM Ibadan 10th anniversary Celebrations and the Pepsi Campus Tour among others.