Shade Oshoba unveils brand new single ‘Oba De’ (The King’s Arrival)


Sensational gospel artist, Shade Osoba has unveiled a brand new song which she titled “Oba De” (The King’s Arrival) to the delight of scores of her teeming fans in Nigerian and beyond the shores of Africa.

The brand new song by the energetic gospel artiste is scheduled for release on Tuesdays, 30th January, 2024, on all online stores and her social media handles.

According to Shade Osoba, the convener of the annual Kikida Empowerment Concert, where creative entrepreneurs are supported financially and trained for business exploits, “Oba De” is a song of hope, comfort and assurance that there is light behind the tunnel.

She said; “The song Oba de was divinely given and God also inspired us to do our best to interpret the vision through sounds and visuals. It is a song of hope, comfort and assurance of a true light coming to rescue nations of the world from these economic hardships.

‘‘You will agree with me that there is no better time to comfort Nigerians than now and knowing that music is both a language and tool of reaching  the spirit, soul and body, I hereby present the song to every household to encourage people from all over the world to draw strength and inspiration from this master’s piece; ”Oba de.”

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The new track which is a blend of ancient Yoruba bata genre with a perfect infusion of contemporary music is creatively appealing to both the old and new generation of music lovers.

Shade therefore encourages leaders to adopt a servant-leadership policy to aid development and bring the masses out of poverty, stagnation and misfortune.

“King Jesus is a perfect example of a servant leader whose birth brings salvation and deliverance from slavery. I believe our leaders can also adopt this leadership style. Whosoever leads with a mindset of service, no doubt will bring people out of poverty, stagnation and misfortune and he or she is indeed a good leader.”


Shade Oshoba is a seasoned praise and worship leader who is naturally imbued with an unflinching passion for the restoration of hope through soul-lifting songs.

She started her musical career in 1998 as a worship leader and later co-founded “The Celebrity Band”, a renowned musical band in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

The band was identified with unique and outstanding music performances in churches, wedding ceremonies, and other social occasions.

She has been privileged to perform on stage alongside top Nigerian artists like Nathaniel Bassey, Lady Evangelist Bola Are, Mike Abdul, Tope Alabi, Buchi, Big Bolaji, Beejay Sax, and Frank Edwards to mention but a few.

The winner of the Applause Achievers’ Award studied Industrial and Labour Relations at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State but yielded to the call as a music minister.

Her creativity on the job and inspirational songs like “Ibi Giga” Apala Gospel, Awesome Praise Medley, Redemption Love, Product of Grace, and many other soul-lifting songs have earned her nominations for TAVA Awards and Gospel Music Mega Awards at different times.

Shade is a songwriter and a great recording artist who has so many songs to her credit. She has produced three audio and three video albums to the glory of God.


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