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TolumiDE (pronounced toe-LU-mee-day) is on the cusp of becoming a household name in gospel music. In a world of cookie-cutter artists, TolumiDE breaks barriers and liberates souls with the refreshing sound she brings to inspirational music. With her Nigerian and Canadian background, the recipient of the 2009 African Heritage Award for Outstanding African Artist and multiple 2006 Canadian Music Award Nominee is set to take the gospel music community by storm with her eclectic and riveting performances on her debut, full-length CD, My Love releasing April 27, 2010. The project is a sonic collage of urban, contemporary gospel, reggae, funk, soul, and R&B music and of course, African rhythms. But for TolumiDE, music and its differing styles are simply a means to an end; for her, it�s all about delivering the uplifting and eternal message of Christ through song. Growing up in Nigeria, TolumiDE honed her musical gift as a youngster, but ultimately pursued her education in Graphic Arts. As a student at Toronto�s York University, she found herself chasing her first love and ended up as a member of the multiple award-nominated group �Women Ah Run Tings�. With a focus on Dancehall and reggae, the group opened up for artists such as Beenie Man receiving airplay on Much Music, Canada�s #1 Video Music Channel. In 2008, she embarked on a solo career and released an EP entitled Specialty. The single, �Because You Know� was featured on the Green October - Volume I mix project and the song�s video received airplay on MTV Base Africa, Channel O, Nigezie TV and a number of online media outlets.My Love, TolumiDE�s new release, brings her much joy and a sense of satisfaction. ..Working on the CD was invigorating, motivating and inspiring for me,.. the artist shares. ..The process of songwriting and going into the studio is like working on an art piece for me. I always come out astonished at the masterpiece unfolding thinking, Did I really write all that?... She is also thrilled about the many amazing people she had the opportunity to work with during the recording of the project. ..I am so blessed to work with some really talented producers and musicians and sound engineers - Blaise Tangelo, John Bashengezi, Ngouma Lokito, Tery Poindexter, Erik Dennis, Mark Baker, Alan Gaffere, The Ogunfiditimi Brothers and others. The process can be tiring (late and long recording sessions!!) at times, but loads of fun. I'm constantly visualizing who may enjoy and be inspired by the music and always get loads of encouragement from my family, friends and fans!!!,.. she shares.
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Andrea R. Williams
Tehillah Enterprises, LLC
Soul Influence is an a cappella septet, African in it's choice of rhythm and beat, Afro-jazz in its musical style, Christian in its conviction and lyrics, service to God and fellow man in it's focus.
The groups name reflects its desire to Influence Souls through its music ministry. It can be felt in the simple melodies which you�ll find yourself humming to long after you�ve heard them. It is comprised of young people from Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia and The Democratic Republic of Congo, who headed a call to work for God through the unifying power of music and its ability to transform lives.
Against a backdrop of Western Culture, Soul Influence produces a fusion of distinct African spiritual sounds of Zulu, Shona, Ndebele, Bemba, Lingala, Tonga, Taita and Swahili origin with contemporary Christian gospel music. Soul Influence sings richly layered vocal harmonies, combining the intricate beat and rhythm of the motherland with the sounds and sentiments of Christian gospel music. The result, a powerful sound that is pleasing to the ear and soothing to the soul. The music is deeply rooted in African tradition and culture but the message is universal, it�s the message of Jesus Christ. The sound and rhythm of the music brings to life the vibrancy of Africa to the hearts of those who hear it.
Soul Influence believes that its purpose for being here on earth is greater than itself. That is why they are more than just a singing group. Their prayer is to reach out to both the local and universal community and in so doing better the society we live in. They are the AIDS Ambassadors of Africa to the world. By raising their voices in song, they hope to raise the awareness of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa. Soul Influence is working hand in hand with the York Region AIDS Committee in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.
With a humble beginning of four (4) members in March 2003 the group is now composed of seven (7) members and is currently based in Toronto, Canada. The group has performed at various events namely The Urban Aids Concert with Artists like Alicia Keys, Nelly Furtado K-OS & Keisha Chante. The Stephen Lewis Foundation Gala, The Harry Jerome Awards, Various Festivals, Churches, Schools, Corporate Functions & Fundraising events just to name a few. With a common vocal combination of Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass, Soul Influence is: Uitsile Ndlovu (Soprano/ Alto), Dorothy Ghettuba (Soprano), Miriam Chimanga (Alto), Fred Onsoti (Tenor), Simba Nyawiri (Tenor/ Bass/ Vocal Percussion), Matthew Kashila (Bass, Tenor) and Valentine Mandeya (Bass, Percussion). Visit Soul Influence website
Oyindamola Adejumo is one of the daughters the famous Nigeria comedian Moses Olaiya Adejumo popularly known as BABA SALA. She staged her first musical concert in 1996 at Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State Nigeria, where she graduated with a National Diploma (ND) in Accountancy. The concert was tagged �ORATORIO 1996� and it has remained an annual event combining students from campuses in Nigeria. Oyindamola also studied Economics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She formed the Living Waters Band and ministered at fellowships both within and outside the campus, especially in the Redeem Christian Church of God round the country. She has released an album �High Rise� which contains some of her composition that have blessed souls over the years. Thank you Jesus, Higher Higher, Olorun lese, are some of the tracks in the album. God has used the album to bless many in Nigeria.
Gerard Placide Coming from a musical background, Gerard Placide began his quest as a soloist at the tender age of three. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Gerard resides in Atlanta, Georgia and serve as a Minister of Music at his local church, The Cathedral at Chapel Hill where the world renowned Bishop Earl Paulk is overseer.
Gerard has had the privilege to sing for such luminaries as the Queen of England in London through Chances for Children under the patronage of the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, President of the U.N.57th. General Assembly His Excellency Julien Hunte, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State Condeleeza Rice, Senator John McCain and other members of the United States Congress.
In 2001, Gerard became the first Caribbean National to win the acclaim title of the McDonald�s Gospel Soloist Award. He again won the title in 2002 becoming the first non-American to hold this title for two consecutive years in the New York metropolitan area. This feat, however, was only the beginning of Gerard�s many achievements. Later that year, Gerard went on to release his first album (traditional gospel) at the historical Baptist Temple in Brooklyn, New York where his friend and brother in Christ, the godfather of gospel, Reverend Timothy Wright was the opening act. Gerard opened for and shared the stage with gospel greats such as Grammy nominee Vickie Winans, Grammy Award winner Donnie McClurkin, Dove Award recipient Alvin Slaughter, Norman Hutchins and Grammy Award winner Hezekiah Walker.