Rev Dube would lead other seasoned local and international artistes with South African heavy soul inspiring rhythms characterized by energetic dances at Harvest Praise 2011 slated for Good Friday April 22 at the Dome of the Accra International Conference Centre.
Mr Daniel Adjei, Chairman of the Harvest Praise 2011 Planning Committee told the Ghana News Agency on Monday that the Ever Green Harvest Gospel Choir was expected to lift the banner of Jesus Christ high to give meaning to the Good Friday Gospel show. Other guest artistes, who are expected to interplay their singing with charismatic chorographic performances to showcase West African Gospel Music to their South African counterparts, include Cecilia Marfo, No Tribe, and Harvest Theater.
Rev Dube, 49, founder of High Praise Centre in Johannesburg, described as a Gospel legend of Africa, is noted for songs such as "HOLY SPIRIT," which was a cross-over hit song and chart buster in local radio stations and sold over 25,000 units in the year of its release in South Africa.
With his musical background, Rev Dube has 15 albums to his credit; 'Adonai Yahweh Praise Jehovah', 'Ngiyamthanda Ujesu', 'When I Think About Jesus', 'O Happy Day', 'Do It Lord', 'Humble Yourself', 'Holy Spirit', and 'Bless the Lord'.
Rev Dube's latest album "Praise the Lord," carries 14 uplifting songs, including 'Oh! Bless Our God, 'Eh Yaweh', 'A Nation Mourns', 'Through It All', 'He Touched Me', 'Undzifele' and 'Umelusi'.
Rev Dube is proud recipient of the Best Praise and Worship Album award in 2007; a Crown Gospel Music award for Best Praise and Worship Artist 2008 and Gospel Legend Award and the Best Contemporary Artist. In addition to his music ministry, Reverend Benjamin Dube is a sought after itinerary speaker, a well travelled preacher, and has shared the podium with Bishop TD Jakes, Bishop John Francis, Bishop Tudor Bismark, Kirk Franklin, Andrae Crouch, Israel Houghton and many other renowned speakers and musicians.
He is the founder of Artist Hope Arise (AHA) in 2009 and also co-founded God's Worshipers Convocation (GWC) in 2009. The first Convocation was in September 2009 and is available on DVD. The veteran singer released his first album in 1986, titled Holy Spirit, and never looked back.
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