GospelOnDeBeatz, (Gospel Obi) is one of Nigeria’s most prolific producers. Born in the eastern part of Nigeria, Gospel started playing the drums at the age of 7 and the keyboard at the age of 9. His love for playing the keyboard and making beats grew as he played and performed in his parent’s church and at different concerts around his community. Gospel’s studio production skill and passion first gained expression at the age of 17 when he produced a ten-track gospel choir album for his parent’s church.
The entrepreneurial spirit in Gospel propels him to see beyond his comfort zone as he forges ahead to seize and maximize opportunities. He believes that hard work, consistency and dedication pays off which is why he is known to often say “Results cancels all insults” – a principle he also applies to his business.
Gospel is the founder and co-owner of an entertainment company called Flux Factory and Africa’s premium band; Alternate Sound.
Gospel’s prowess is heard in songs like Patoranking’s “No Kissing Baby ft. Sarkodie”; LK Kuddy’s “With You ft. Wizkid & Yung6ix”; Tekno’s “Holiday”; Davido’s “All of you”; Iyanya’s “Jombolo ft. Flavour”, Yemi Alade’s “Taking Over Me”; Praiz’s “Sisi ft. Wizkid”; Praiz’s “If I Fall”; Tiwa Savage’s “Ileke” and many more. His latest project Flux The Album is his debut Album as a producer, with 11 tracks featuring 23 artistes from 6 African countries, it is a pan African album that features African heavyweights like Sauti Sol from Kenya, Davido from Nigeria, Micasa from South Africa, Stone Bwoy from Ghana, Falz from Nigeria, Moonchild from South Africa and a host of many others.
Besides being a producer, GospelOnDeBeatz is also a versed music maestro with great keyboard skills and an uncanny ability to take a production from the four walls of a studio all the way to a live stage.
With the aid of his live band; Alternate Sound, GospelOnDeBeatz makes productions and beats that are digitally made in the studio come alive. Works like Iyanya’s “Oreo”, Wizkid’s “Ojuelegba” and several other live jam sessions by Alternate Sound lend credence to this.
Gospel’s undeniable passion is backed up by top-notch certification. He holds a Diploma in Electronic Music Production, School of Audio
Engineering (SAE) and a Diploma in Audio Engineering from the Audio Institute of America (AIA).
He functions severally as an entertainment consultant for both artists and events. His counsel is widely sought in areas bordering on artist promotion, event production etc. He is fast becoming an inspirational and motivational speaker on various platforms including entertainment seminars and
With the likes of Tee-Y Mix, Kevin Bond, Quincy Jones, Cobhams, Timberland, Dr Dre and Don Jazzy as his role models, Gospel is indeed one producer poised to take new frontiers and surmount challenges. Gospel’s ability to musically convey the story behind pictures on screen has seen him creating film scores and montages including the signature montage sounds for both News hour and Kakaki on Africa Independent Television (AIT). Gospel is a proponent of excellence who is both friendly and purpose driven. He is attested as being patient, humble and committed on the job.