Ghanaian Gospel musician Christiana Love who now doubles as Obaapa Christy has in an interview shared some of her idiosyncratic moments of finding inspiration in creating songs. She reveals that some of her songs are about her personal experience in life.
“I do sometimes sing some of my gospel songs from personal experience that I get but God gives me all the songs through so many ways,” she said on Property FM in Cape Coast.
Obaapa Christy says she is able to get a gospel song from personal experiences, whether happy or sad. Church services and preaching can inspire her to compose gospel songs.
Obaapa Christy believes that everyone has a unique way of getting songs from God through their life experiences and the word of God.
When I’m happy, I’m able to get a song from that, when I’m sad, also I get a song from it, whilst having a conversation with someone, I can get a song.“When I attend church services and I listen to the preaching, even someone’s testimonies can inspire me to do a gospel song,” she added
Speaking from Hamburg, Germany in a virtual interview with Amansan Krakye, Obaapa Christy said Gospel music is composed of various life experiences. The Bible is often incorporated into gospel songs. she explained.
“So you put the word of God together with the life experiences to create the song and everyone has a unique way of getting songs from God,” Obaapa Christy revealed.