The singer recount how she got convinced to embark on the switch.
Nigerian gospel singer and songwriter Chidinma Ekile has shared how she made the switch from secular to gospel music.
The singer who recently switched from secular to gospel music has revealed how she got convinced to embark on the switch.
Opening up on the transition, Chidinma Ekile in a chat monitored by Kemi Filani, reveals that she went on a three-month retreat and prayed and fasted on a mountain top to hear from God.
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According to her, she took a break from social media and everything, just to be God alone.
“THE WHOLE JOURNEY WASN’T EASY, WHILE ON THE RETREAT, IT WAS A LOT OF WORK, AT SOME POINT, I WAS TIRED AND WANTED TO RUN AWAY, IT WAS OVERWHELMING…THE SPIRITUAL EXERCISE MADE ME KNOW IT WAS TIME BECAUSE I DIDN’T WANT TO DO IT WITHOUT GOD.
I DIDN’T HAVE A PHONE WITH ME THAT PERIOD, I WILL GO UP TO THE MOUNTAIN TOP PRAYING AND IN ONE OF THOSE TIMES I GOT TIRED AND STARTED HEARING VOICES AND THE ONE THAT WAS CLEAR TO ME AT THE TIME WAS THE ONE THAT TOLD ME TO JUMP OF THE CLIFF IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, I MOVED CLOSER AND CLOSER TO THE CLIFF, I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO JUMP BUT THERE WAS SOMETHING HOLDING ME BACK….I ALREADY STRETCHED OUT MY ARMS TO JUMP, BUT I THEN FELT A BARRICADE WHICH NATURALLY WASN’T THERE…THESE WERE SOME OF THE ENCOUNTERS THAT MADE ME KNOW IT WAS TIME”