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Why I was expelled from church — Singer Olakira

SINGER, songwriter, composer, Olakira whose real name is Ade Ebenezer, has revealed how he transitioned from a gospel singer into secular music. 

In a recent interview with TVC, Olakira  said he was expelled from his church over intimacy with four female members of the choir.

The 32-year-old music producer revealed that he became depressed and later went for therapy session. “I had my own issues as well. I got depressed at some point. I was unable to focus at some point. Everybody has their own thing,” he said.

“I was a gospel artiste some years back. And I had some experience with ladies. I was in the choir and I had stuff with about four choristers and I was sacked from the church. You know when you sing in church and you are playing keyboard people get inspired. And, when I came into the secular world, the whole thing was just crowded. It was a lot. I went for therapy. I needed to get out of that space because it was very distracting.

I was raised by a single mother. So, I feel more comfortable around ladies than guys.”

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