Daddy Owen releases 10-track album


Gospel artists Daddy Owen perform on stage during his chapter four-album launch on 16th October 2021 at Villa Rosa Kempinski. [Edward Kiplimo,Standard]

Kenyan veteran gospel recording artiste and songwriter, Owen Mwatia famously known as Daddy Owen, marked his 40th birthday by launching a 10-track album.

This project becomes Daddy Owen’s sixth studio album and was dubbed ‘Chapter IV,’ which was inspired by his journey as an artiste and minister in the gospel music industry.

The sensation promises to hit the world with a message-filled album masterpiece if going by his before albums are anything to go by.

Under his sleeve, he has some uplifting albums including; Saluti, System ya Kapungala, Son of Man and Haijaisha.

Speaking during the launch, Daddy Owen said: “The thing about life is that the older you get, the wiser you become."

He added: "Having spent close to two decades in the gospel music industry, this album is about reflecting how far God has brought me. It is also about giving the fans something uplifting during a time when people have lost hope and are seeking to turn a new page.”

The artiste has partnered with Safaricom to have the songs on its Baze content platform which is a mobile-first, video-on-demand service that offers a wide selection of local and regional short-form videos in comedy, drama, lifestyle and music.

The Kenyan gospel scene is one marred with controversies but Owen has been termed as one of Africa’s most consistent and celebrated award-winning gospel artiste.

For 19 years, he has shaped the continent’s industry through his music and is considered a ‘Father’ in the music industry. 

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