Jibril Blessing alias J Blessing is one of the most sought after video producers in the region.
His creativity has amazed many and his golden touch is evident in the numerous videos of various genres by different artistes he has worked on.
The baby-faced producer whose name is synonymous with gospel videos is now in the eye of the storm following his production and direction of secular music videos.
His harshest critics argue that this goes against Christian teachings a claim he has vehemently denied.
BUSINESS COMES FIRST
According to J Blessing as a businessman, he has to work with all musicians. “It is a calling to be a gospel producer, but I also have to work with the others,” he says, as he insists that it is an issue that has not and will not interfere with his faith.
He first burst into prominence four years ago after working on the videos of Jimmy Gait’s, ‘Holy Day’, and a hit by Mr Seed featuring M.O.G, ‘Papa God Ooh’.
And from that moment, this producer has never looked back, as he prides in having worked on some of the most popular gospel songs in the country.
The list of the artistes he has had a chance to work on their music is long, a fact that seen his name.
“I have worked on the videos of artistes like Jimmy Gait, Esther Wahome, Kambua, MOG, Eko dyda, Dunco, Alice Kamande, Gloria Muliro, Eunice Njeri, Mercy Masika, Betty Bayo, Ben Githae, Kriss mhh baba, Willy paul and Exodus from Uganda,” he says.
Also he has played a huge role in careers of the likes of Willy Paul, apart from being named producer of the year at The Groove Awards three years ago. “I also received the same accolade at the Mwafaka Awards last year,” he explains.
For upcoming artistes who wish to work with this producer it’s quite simple, you have to be talented, disciplined and creative.
Some of His work Below