Mike Abdul, a gospel musician, has urged up-and-coming artists to go beyond their natural abilities and utilize music as a tool to instill good values in the nation. Abdul made this statement on the sidelines of the Gospel Music Auditions edition organised by Fifth Dimension Entertainment, which took place over the weekend in Lagos. He urged elder people to communicate more with young artists rather than talking down to them, and he urged young artists to combine knowledge with their gifts.
Abdul, who praised the organizers and advocated for more of such programs, emphasized the importance of sponsorships in sustaining such initiatives. In addition, Actor-Iyke Michael-stated that the film industry had ingrained diverse culture and harnessed them to promote the country.
In a similar vein, Prince Iheanyi, the organization’s president, stated that the audition was meant to serve as a platform for aspiring artists to find a stable environment for their voices as well as to choose individuals who will be a part of their entertainment team.
In conclusion, he made it clear that Young Artistes should be intentional about their content and what they shoot out there to influence moral values to help the nation become better.