Lanre said in an interview on Eko FM "God has accolades in my local dialect that no English word can capture perfectly...that's why I have chosen this path. I wanna praise Him like an African that He made me.
Because only Africans can praise Him like Africans".Lanre recorded his debut album in 2009 titled "INSTRUMENT OF PRAISE".A ten-track album that he calls "100% African Praise.
Lanre Olagbaju is on Facebook as his name, twitter @lanreolagbaju and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
His Sophomore album, “Olorun Alaaye" drops before Spring 2014.
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Born and raised in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Nigeria, Lanre's interest in music started early. He was an active member of his church choir at age 7 and by the time he was 12, he was already leading his church choir. By the age of 20, he became a worship leader at Christ Eternal Life Mission, Ibadan. After University education, Lanre moved to Lagos and became a member of the Healing Streams...the music department of Daystar Christian Center, Lagos, Nigeria. A Computer Scientist by training and an experienced Banker, Lanre relocated to the United States in 2007 where he caught the vision to make use of God's gift in his life. Lanre believes that Africans have a unique way of praising God which is why he has chosen to bring God quality praise the African way.