Today We took out time to interview Ruth Richard an artiste making waves in the Gospel music industry.

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF BRIEFLY:

RR: I am from Esan South East of Edo state in Nigeria. I am a singer and songwriter who sees music as the air i breathe.

My music journey started over 2 decades ago where i teach music in various churches back in Warri, sapele and Abuja precisely. My love for gospel music knows no bound.

WHAT’S YOUR GENRE?

RR: Gospel

WHAT’S ANOTHER GENRE YOU FIT INTO?

RR: RnB

WHAT’S ONE QUALITY OF YOUR MUSIC

RR: Rock

WHAT’S ANOTHER QUALITY OF YOUR MUSIC THAT COULD ALSO BE USED TO DESCRIBE FOOD ?

RR: Sweet Savory

WHEN DID YOU FIRST START MAKING MUSIC?

RR: 20 years ago

WHAT’S THE BEST COMPLIMENT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED ABOUT YOUR MUSIC?

RR: Accolades on the voice, melody and song structure.

WHAT’S COOLEST, MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE DONE TILL DATE

RR: Writing and still writing songs.

WHAT’S YOUR LATEST RELEASE?

RR: Grace

WHO DO PEOPLE SAY YOU SOUND LIKE?

RR: Darlene Zschech.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU SOUND LIKE?

RR:Darlene Zschech.

WHO HAVE YOU SHARED A STAGE WITH OR PERFORMED WITH IN THE PAST?

RR: Vinite crew singers

DO YOU HAVE ANY ASSOCIATIONS WITH ANY TOP ARTISTE?

RR: Yes, Jeremiah Gyang.

WHAT ARE YOU FOCUSING YOUR TIME ON NOW?

RR: I currently wring Writing more songs, i just can’t stop writing.

WHAT DREW YOU TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?

RR: It has always been an inborn trait, I’ve loved music since childhood.

WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR INSPIRATION FROM?

RR: The Holy Spirit.

PLEASE EXPLAIN YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS:

It flows like the spring water as I could write as much songs as I can in a day.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT THIS LINE OF WORK? YOUR LEAST FAVORITE? WHY?

RR: Composing and singing is my favorite

Studio recording is my least favorite cos it is very hectic.

ARE WE EXPECTING ANYTHING FROM YOU SOON?

Yes! I’m so excited because a song would be dropping soon, stay tuned!

THANKS FOR YOUR TIME, ANYTHING FOR OUR AUDIENCE?

RR: Keep listening to good music! Keep listening to Ruth Richards.