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Sammie Okposo
Birth name Sammie Okposo
Born May 30, 1971 (age 46)
Genres Gospel
Occupation(s) Music producerpsalmist, entertainment consultant
Years active 1992–present
Labels Zamar Entertainment

Sammie Okposo (born 30 May 1971) is a multiple award-winning international Nigerian gospel artist. He is a music producerpsalmist, entertainment consultant and the CEO of Zamar Entertainment.[1]

Music career

Okposo’s music career started in 1992 when he joined the Nigerian movie industry as a sound track producer and later ventured into full music production.[2] He is credited for producing hit songs for the biggest names in the Nigerian music scene.[3]

Okposo is a United Nations Youth Ambassador for World Peace.[4]

In 2000 he took the African music scene to another level with the release of his debut album, titled Unconditional Love.[5] The hit track of the album, “Welu Welu”, gained a lot of local and international popularity. In 2004, Okposo was invited to perform at the Martin Luther King Day and July 4th Independence day Celebration respectively by the American ambassador to Nigeria.[6]

Okposo with his 12 piece band “D X Generation” are labelled as one of the most electrifying and inspiring groups in Africa. His SOPP live concerts have become a favourite of music lovers globally.

His latest album, The Statement, was co-produced by ten-time Grammy Award-winning producer Kevin Bond.[7][8]

Personal life

Sammie Okposo is married to Ozioma Sammie Okposo.[9]

References

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