MOGEKWU, Samson Uche (Samsong)

Born November 30, 1974
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Samson Uche

Samson Mogekwu (Samsong) is a Gospel Singer, Songwriter and Minister. He discovered his talent for singing while in High School where he was given the moniker Samsong. In 1991, he formed a quartet known as Praise Creation. They were signed to Ivory Music Label, and released their debut album in 1996 titled "Best of Life". However, The group broke up, and Samsong became a solo artist, releasing his debut CD in 2002, titled "Count Your Blessings". His album was a success, garnering airplay, and resulting in winning The Psalmist Award that same year. His sophomore CD was released in 2004, titled "Still Counting". Samsong has become a bona fide celebrity and gospel star at this point, having songs and video in rotation on radio and TV, and receiving top billing in concerts. Samson graduated from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state, where he majored in Accounting. He started out as a banker working with the Central Bank of Nigeria with the goal of becoming the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) which he was working towards but along the line he started feeling like a square perk in a round hole. Which led to him resigning and focusing fully on Gospel Music. Samson is the Founder of Boogie Down Concept record label.
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State of Origin: Delta State
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Profession Gospel Singer , Songwriter , Gospel Minister
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Founder, Boogie Down Concept Recording Label

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
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– Winner, “Best Male Vocalist of the Year Award” by Today’s Music Award, 2004;
– Winner, “Best Male Vocalist of The Year Award” by The Amen Awards, 2005;
– Winner, “Best Video of The Year Award” by Vigoma Awards, 2005
– The Grace Honorary Award for Excellence, 2008

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