Gifted Lilongwe based gospel artist John Fire, well known for “Wondilenga” and “Emmanuelle” albums has spoken on his latest single which a few days ago dropped on malawi-music.com. John Fire, born John Masiye Ndaferankhande on 2 April 1987 in a family of five children has managed to provide gospel music lovers with an enjoyable, good lyrics and its own class song which talks of the thought that one day we will give an account of our stewardship of this life before God.
“One day we will give an account of our stewardship of this life before God”
John Fire dates his music career to as far as 1999 when he used to listen to the likes of Black Mambazo, Paul Simon and Hugh Masekela. He was also a big fan of Balaka cooked music of the likes of Alleluya band, Paul Band and Charles Sinetre. With these inspirations, John began to compose his own songs and in the early 2000s he recorded a single entitled “Modilwe” which was classified as world music by the legendary South African musician Alikatt.
“I do have my own style of music which is so unique”
From then on, John Fire worked with Alikatt to produce his first album Wondilenga which was recorded at Magee records in Kempton park, RSA and the album was released in 2011.
John then took some silent years in which he focused on his career as a clinical trial pharmacist. He also concentrated on church ministry as he was the choir leader at his church Winners chapel from 2010-2016.
“My music trascends generations as all cadres of people”
John had the privilege of being the leader of the joint praise team for the Daniel Colenda crusades in Blantyre alongside veterans Wycliffe Chimwendo and Overton Chimombo. John was also a member of the interdenominational Blantyre joint choir in 2006-2007.John has recently returned with his latest album “Emmanuelle” which was launched before a record crowd at Jacaranda
You can download “Ofuna Mulungu Abwere” song here: http://m.malawi-music.com/song.php?id=9677