A retrospective look at the Origin Sammie Okposo Praise Party
In 2012, Iconic Internation Gospel Music Minister Sammie Okposo released the song “Praise Party,” as part of the collection that makes up the album “The Statement.”
He followed up on the song with the video that depicted the titled of the song perfectly. The video which had cameo appearance from the likes of Bouqui, Nikki Laoye, Onos Ariyo, Eric Arubayi (of blessed memory), Anny and more, was set in the club creating that party ambiance. The song itself is a mashup of praise songs as put together by Sammie Okposo. From the beginning to the end, there is no dull moment on the song.
Following the release and the success of the single and the video, Sammie Okposo kicked off a tour in 2013 tagged the Praise Party Concert Series. The tour had the iconic Gospel singer touring 6 locations in the United States of America including New York, Atlanta, Maryland, Chicago, Houston and Dallas. The concert premiered in New York on the 30th of August 2013.
In 2014, Lagos witnessed a major dose of the Sammie Okposo Praise Party (SOPP) when the award winning International Gospel music minister, alongside Nikki Laoye, Akpororo, Tehila Crew, Joepraize, Eno Michael, Sammie Utsu and Dannie stormed the Main Auditorium of The University of Lagos on the 16th of September, but Sammie Okposo was just getting started.
The following years have seen the Sammie Okposo Praise Party (SOPP) touring not only Nigeria nor the United States, but the whole world including the Live in London episode which also featured Glowreeyah Baimah, Joe Mettle, Nelson Jonathan, Onos Ariyo and Andrew Bello. The Live in London episode birthed some of the live songs Sammie Okposo released recently, including “Sing Hallelujah”.
Moreover, the Sammie Okposo Praise Party tour has given boost to some of Nigeria’s Gospel music greats’ career. In 2015, before the signing on to EeZee Conceptz and the release of “Excess Love,” Mercy Chinwo joined Sammie Okposo for the SOPP tour in Port Harcourt, alongside Henrisoul, Nikki Laoye, Tim Godfrey, PITA, Anny, Afy Douglas, Efe Nathan, Preye Odede, Nosa and comedians Dan D Humorous & Forever.
Sammie Okposo who is currently on the last leg of his Europe tour that began in December of 2019 and has seen him in gracing specific locations in Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, France, amongst others, will be kicking off another series of the Sammie Okposo Praise Party (SOPP) this 2020.
Come February 14th, 2020, Sammie Okposo will be pouring out God’s love in Hamburg, Germany at the Sammie Okposo Praise Party (SOPP) Live in Hamburg. Location is Bremer Strasse 3221073, Hamburg. Go to firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 040 30 39 06 91 for more information and tickets.
Gospel music ministers Nkechi and Pastor Olabisi will join Sammie Okposo in Bremem, Germany at the SOPP Live in Bremem on the 16th of February, 2020. Venue is the TWC Fulfillment Centre, Bremem. Contact +4915210258979, email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org for more information and ticket booking.
In the month of April, the SOPP train will once again make a stop in the United States, precisely Maryland. Sammie Okpos has promised to let us in on all vital information ahead of time.
Meanwhile, the iconic Gospel music minister has announced that his new single “I Have Never Seen God Change” will be released on the 31st of January, 2020. This is following the mashup video for the single “Sing Hallelujah” which was released in 2019 and caught on strongly. He will be back in Nigeria for Rev. Funke Felix-Adejumo’s Women on the Winning Edge Conference – African Praise Night holding on the 19th of January, before heading out for the Breakout Concert with Dee Jones, JJ Hairston and Tim Godfrey on the 22nd of February, 2020 in Houston, USA and the African Experience Alive Canadian Tour with Mercy Chinwo and Deborah DWorshipper this March.
A retrospective look at the Origin Sammie Okposo Praise Party by Alex Amos.
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