Preachers get nod in 4Syte Awards

BY: Chris Koney

Crazy, a music video of urban gospel trio, Preachers, has been nominated in the Best Gospel Video category of the 2015 MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards. 

Produced by filmmaker and producer, Pascal Aka, the video of Crazy showcases Pascal’s expertise in video production as he manages to translate the concept of the song into motion pictures. The video features the trio in a Chinese setting portraying the power of God in a martial art display.

Crazy is one of the songs on Preachers’ current album, The Fearless Project. It is a rap/hiphop song where the trio take turns to rap in praise of their Maker by tongue twisting, word playing, and delivering unusual mind-blowing punch lines.

Their style is not the traditional gospel music form but the young artistes have adopted a different approach to evangelise and attract a large following from the youth.

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Preachers have come a long way in the industry by introducing this unpopular genre and winning several awards both locally and internationally.

This is their first nomination at the 4syte Music Video Awards and they are hopeful to grab the award despite the tough competition from Joyce Blessing, Obaapa Christy, Kingzkid, John Winner and Minister Rapture presence in the category.

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1n all, there are 17 awards to be presented in various categories including, Best Collaboration, Best Directed, Best Male Video, Best Female Video, Best Discovery, Best African Act and Best Popular video.

The ultimate award of Most Influential Artiste is being contested by Guru, Fuse ODG, EL, VVIP, Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, R2Bees, and Stonebwoy.