The Nigerian music industry has just been hit with the sad news that Sammie Okposo has passed on. He reportedly slumped on Friday morning and died. Know more about him in the following lines.
Sammie Okposo Death. His Legacy Explained
The Reliable Nollywood sources have also broken the news as one of the icons whose identity has not been disclosed had said:
“It has just been confirmed that our colleague and friend in the Music Industry, an international gospel artist, the 51-year-old Welu Welu krooner, Delta state born Sammie Okposo died this morning.”
The cause of death has not been confirmed but Sammie Okposo was said to have slumped, indicating that the probable cause of death could be heart-related it was reported by the media that he almost passed away after his concert in London on his way back to the nation of Lagos for a concert. He has also given a testimony. This was just a few weeks ago.
Okposo served as the music producer, and psalmist, and worked as the CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He also released his first album Addicted in 2004. Sammie Okposo has also collaborated with many other artists in the gospel and soul music fields, he has collaborated with popular gospel singer Marvellous Odiete on “Follow You”, had performed regularly in Africa, Europe, and North America, and curated a series of concerts called SOPP (Sammie Okposo Praise Party).
Sammie Okposo’s most recent album, The Statement which came out in 2018, was produced by the Grammy-winning Kevin Bond.