Righteousman reveals story behind his new single, ‘Dried Up’

Nigerian gospel reggae powerhouse Righteousman Erhabor, stated he’s a living testimony of God’s recovery power, as she recalled how the saviour of mankind saved his lifestyles after he nearly died of complications ensuing from diabetes.

The iconic singer shared this startling testimony, following the launch of his new single, “Dried Up”, which is already enjoying big airplay.

‘Dried Up’, he said, was inspired via the story of the biblical woman who was bleeding for 20 years who came up behind Jesus and touched the fringe of his garments and obtained healed.

Righteousman recalled how he almost died of complications ensuing from diabetes, after his Doctors gave up hope on him, however God intervened and saved his life.

“Cancer will dry up, diabetes will disappear. I am a living testimony of God’s healing power. I was suffering from diabetes at a time when my Doctors gave up hope on me. I nearly died of suffering from the ailment but God delivered me again to life.

“I went through it and today, I am a living testimony of God’s healing power. There’s no signs of diabetes in my system again. I haven’t taken my diabetic pills for two years now,” the singer testified.

“In Nigeria today, people are going thru a lot, however we shouldn’t provide up hope on God. Everybody desires to jet out of the country, are we not thinking of these in America, who are relocating to Canada. We have some people in China who are returning home to invest in this country that is sinking. So, we must know who we are in God. That’s what the track is all about. Dried Up touches every situation round us.”

Describing ‘Dried Up’ as ‘a music of faith, healing and total restoration” Righteousman stated the spiritual track becomes necessary as it offers hope to the hopeless in our society.

The song, co-produced with Emma was released final week, the tune video directed by Righteousman. The instrumental is laced with reggae trademark guitar rhythms with a thumping raga drumming. This effects in a groovy and clean reggae joint that will surely intrigue fans of reggae music.

On why he delayed releasing his songs, the gospel reggae star said he wished to gradual down in order to promote his wife’s songs.

“Last year, I determined to take a break to promote my wife’s songs. She’s been my backbone, the pillar of my success story. She’s the one doing all the back up for my songs, she’s a supporting pressure making positive that Righteousman is a brand. So, I decided to take a wreck to push her own work. We did two singles and two full size videos for her , her final video used to be shot in Dublin. I had to put my own work on hold in order to promote her brand,” he explained.

The iconic singer, however, hailed the likes of Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Tems, Kizz Daniel amongst others for taking Afrobeats song to the world stage.

He stated he’s joyful with what the young musicians are doing with Afrobeats music, even though he’s a gospel singer. .

“Nigeria is a pressure to reckon with today when it comes to tune all over the world. I am a gospel singer, however I am blissful with what is happening in Afrobeat music. Our young musicians have taken Afrobeats to the world. There is no usa in the world today where Nigerian tune is not being played. They have achieved very well. I am so proud of the young artists. The likes of Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel among others are representing Nigeria very properly on the global stage. Music has overtaken football in this country,” Righteousman asserted.

Source: Vanguard

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