Ghana: Princess Ivy, set to take over the gospel music industry

By Peterking Quaye  – The Gospel music industry of Ghana has become not just an avenue to preach God ‘s message but many entrants meet the harsh realities of the industry ,as it is filled with lots of promise and their survival mostly is a problem  .It  takes  a capable management to keep the artiste in the movement.

Media Excel had over the past years present top gospel brand and has lasted .At an impressive but short media briefing during week ,the Management presented Edith Ama Mawunyo  Xorse, is commonly know as  Princess Ivy, as a new talent on the musical scene,

Princess Ivy latest album is in offing and will soon hit the market as her debut album titled: “93take over” produced by NISSI Consult and managed by  Media Excel Production. The album has unique selections of gospel tunes that will set any listener finger snapping and singing along ,the 8 tracks, album made up of songs in both in English and Twi and a unique mix of neatly arranged lyrics with sensational and inspirational rhythms.

Princess Ivy told journalists that the album has distinctive features in terms of arrangement, beat and style and a new dimension that fit the current gospel dispensation. The creativity in the compositions is also commendable.

In an interview with The New Fylla Newspaper,she said  singing has been part of her for the past 13 year from Church and started singing at an early age of  9years . She owe all her success to God help and believes that her songs will inspire the youth and the future generations in Ghana and around the world. Some of the songs on the album include; Gya Su, Oye Nyame and a host of others which are irresistible.

Her latest album was launched in 2010 ,and she has been working very hard to outdoored it to the market in Ghana .

Princess Ivy said the zeal to sing was inspired by God and hoped the Gospel songs would touch and transform many souls because the spirit of God speaks powerfully. She noted that it has always been her dream to promote the teachings of Christ through music. According to her, since it is good for the soul it was her duty to compose music that would educate, entertain and encourage everybody, including the downhearted. She stressed that the calibre of talented gospel music stars in Ghana today tells of a brighter future for the Ghana’s gospel music industry.

Princess Ivy, is a member of the Royal House Chapel, said she started singing at the tender age with the Church Choir. Mr Nii Armarh, Public Relations Officer of Media Excel Production, said the group produced the works of top Gospel musicians like DSP Kofi Sarpong, Bernice Offei, Lizzy Okrah,
Esther Freeman and Amy Newman.