Nigerian singer Chidinma Ekile, simply know as Chidinma has ditched secular music.
The artiste on Sunday which happened to be her30th birthday announced that she is now a gospel singer.
“MY NAME IS MINISTER CHIDINMA EKILE. I’M A CRUSADER OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS. I’M A CRUSADER OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST,” she captioned a video reel which shows her singing gospel music.
Chidinma is now signed to Eezee Concepts, the label that gospel star, Mercy Chinwo is signed unto. Under the label, she has released a new single titled “Jehova Overdo.”
Chidinma rose to prominence in 2010 after she won the Project Fame West Africa as a 19-year-old. Afterward, she released her debut single, ‘Jankoliko’ featuring veteran star, Sound Sultan.
She then signed to iLLBliss and Clarence Peters’ record label, Capital Hill/Goretti Company and became a West African sensation with the single, ‘Kedike.’ She also released other singles like ‘Emi Ni Baller,’ which won Best Video at the 2014 Headies.
At the 2012 edition of the KORA Awards, Chidinma won Best Female West African Act for the song “Kedike”. She was also nominated for Best Female Act at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.