Those who were born in the 90s would have surely heard of Baba Ara. Be was a force to be reckon with in the gospel music industry when he was alive. His evergreen songs were inspiring and legendary. He was a well respected celebrity in the late 90s to early 20s before he died. Baba Ara was a great influence in the celestial church of Christ and highly respected.
Baba Ara was born on the 2nd of July 1962, and he died on the 31st of August 2004. Baba Ara's first recorded song was titled "Covenant" which was recorded together with the choir of Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Okiki Imole Parish, Sagamu, Nigeria. His last recorded album is titled "Last Advice".
Rumours surrounding the death of Baba Ara, and the actual cause of his death is yet to be known. Although, Baba Ara had always sang about death and the afterlife. He also had premonitions about his death.
There are many gospel singers who tried to keep the legacy and style of Baba Ara alive, one was "Arole Baba Ara" , a well-known singer whose style of singing is similar to the Baba Ara style of singing. Baba Ara's younger brother known as Evangelist Olatunde Olomola also sings using the Baba Ara stye, and is popularly known as "Baba Ara 2".
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