Entertainment of 2014-04-02

Akesse Brempong to launch debut album

Inspirational contemporary gospel musician, Akesse Brempong, is set to launch his debut album on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

The twelve track album titled Songs in the night will be launched at the Pentecost International Worship Center, Dansoman – Accra, with support from Cwesi Oteng, Eugene Zuta, Bra Kwaku, Faffa, Qhakrah, Sollo7 and Esaias.

Since the release of his debut single, Crazy Love, Akesse has enjoyed some appreciable success both locally and internationally. He was nominated in the best gospel video category at the 4Syte Music Video Awards 2013. The same year, he got the nod in the urban gospel music artiste of the year category at the Ghana Gospel Industry Awards. 2014 saw him climb up the reputable gospel innovation UK top 20 chart at number 10.

According to Akesse, the album title reflects how God works in the life of his children “God gives songs in the night, when our conditions are dark, sad and hopeless. God is provident and his promise is sufficient. He fills us with joy and consolation, to enable us in everything to give thanks, and even to rejoice in tribulation. In suffering, sorrow, failure and in despair, God’s presence is a melody in the heart,” he explained.

The album features Qhakrah, Faffa, Essaias and Kwame Keys.