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?
WHAT’S ANOTHER GENRE YOU FIT INTO?
WHAT’S ONE QUALITY OF YOUR MUSIC
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?
WHO DO PEOPLE SAY YOU SOUND LIKE?
RR: Darlene Zschech.
WHO DO YOU THINK YOU SOUND LIKE?
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.