Preston Bampoe-Addo, known in the music circles as God's Elect is a Ghanaian Musician based in USA. Ghana Base Music recently had an interview with him.
Ghana Base Music:: God's Elect, Welcome to GhanaBase Music.
Ghana Base Music:
Preston Bampoe-Addo (GE): Thanks
What is your full name?
Ghana Base Music: Any aliases or a.k.a’s ?
GE: God's Elect (God's Chosen People)
Ghana Base Music: Where do you come from?
GE: Born in Washington DC Parents from Accra
Ghana Base Music: Can you tell us a little about your parents and family of birth?
GE: Dad is from Mamprobi and Mom is from Bukum..
Ghana Base Music: Which schools did you attend?
GE: Montgomery College Quince Orchard High School
Ghana Base Music: Where did you grow up and how was life when you were growing up?
GE: Washington DC one of the hardest streets in USA, I am thankful for God for keeping me alive. I have been shot at, and also near to my death bed. I praise God for giving me the 2nd chance!
Ghana Base Music: Did you have any role model then and do you have one now?
GE: Jesus Christ is my super star
Ghana Base Music: What is your favourite colour?
GE: I like blue, black
Ghana Base Music: What is your favourite food?
GE: Gellof Rice is a favorite.. mi love it!
Ghana Base Music: Did you have any relative(s) that was (or were) into music?
GE: Yes Knotty Dread int my cousin Marvin Tackie has his own reggae sound here in the USA
Ghana Base Music: Are you married?
GE: Yes to a great helpmate Yesyrael Bampoe-Addo
Ghana Base Music: Please tell us a little about your family.
GE: I have 3 kids and one beautiful wife, two boys one girl,
Preston jr 10yrs, Titus 7yrs , Tayla 7yrs twins
Ghana Base Music: What do you do apart from music?
GE: We run with our Vision God has given us
Ghana Base Music: What are your hobbies?
GE: Love to play Pool an swim as well
Ghana Base Music: What kind of music do you listen to?
GE: Gospel hip hop, hip life, Contemporary Christian, R&B etc.. Love all kinds of Musik Peter Tosh an more
Ghana Base Music: How do you cope with your career, profession and family?
GE: It's a blessing, I am a MTG Broker make great income, also on the ministry at my local fellowship, and balance out family time.
Ghana Base Music:
How did you get into music?
Did some secular shows and gigs, when I gave my life over to Christ, I decided to give him my talents and make music for HIS Glory
Ghana Base Music: What kind of music do you do?
GE: Christian Hip Hop
Ghana Base Music: Do you play any musical instruments?
Ghana Base Music: How many albums do you have so far to your credit?
GE:Sheep Musik our label has produced the God is not dead mixtape and working on the Life over death mixtape as well, but I plan on dropping my debut album late Nov 2007 titled "2 be Continued"...
Ghana Base Music: Which one is your favourite?
GE: "The Summary" a track off the "2 be continued" debut album which deals with my life story in short, from when my father left home with my two brothas to ghana due to a bitter divorce, and my time as a teenager growing up with a single mother and the streets as my role model. Later meeting God an watching him reuniting the family as one again. Very deep make sure you check it out
Ghana Base Music: Have you had the chance to perform on any International platform?
GE: Not as of yet, I do plan to in the near future.
Ghana Base Music: What would you say is your most satisfactory achievement?
GE: Establishing my own sedan and limo business at the age of 28yrs old Morningstar Executive Sedan
Ghana Base Music: How long do you wish to do music?
GE: As Long as I am inspired by the Living God
which i believe will be forever
Ghana Base Music: Do you write your own music?
GE: Very much so
Ghana Base Music: Do you have any awards so far?
GE: There is a crown in Heaven waiting!
Ghana Base Music:What other info do you want to share with us?
GE: Just want the world to know that Christ will be returning soon,
let's not put to much energy into material things here on earth
but to keep in mind that our Lord has mansions an everlasting LIFE
waiting for the faithful few. If you need someone to trust, that will never
turn HIS back on you and promises he will never leave you, try JESUS, He will never go back on HIS WORD! Thanks for the opportunity.
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