Jesustickz

Jesustickz

CAREER BEGINNING AND PROGRESS
His career started showing forth after he withheld a strong leadership role throughout his elementary school as a band leader in Ifako International Schools and graduated in this same attitude into his secondary school days where the spotlights turned on him and was known to be a rare talent which gave him an opportunity to play more not even in church alone but in school and events.
He spent the next couple of years playing for Christ like Ministries Intl and later gained admission into the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro Ogun-state, Nigeria where he got an honorary award for the Best Drummer of the session at the schools chapel {Christian Union FPI}. He also featured on drums with the Joint Christian Fellowship of the schools chapter.
MUSIC CAREER
After leaving the polytechnic he started to build a professional career on the drums and got invitations in the space of 2013-2014 from Groups/bands as well as several gigs and occasions he played and still plays for till today like The Tehilas, Jobi Kings KCC AFRICA, Da Bishop, Rhema Sound, Israel Wonderz, Simply Collins, Voice of Unity, Rhapsody Revamp Crew to mention a few. He played drums for a space of 3years at the Overcomers Baptist Church, Olambe Ogun state before moving on to a higher calling where he currently plays and worships at Christ Living Spring Apostolic Ministry, Abuja Nigeria.
The one who inspired him while facing challenges in the polytechnic then was no other one than Franklin Ogeh better known as Franq D’vine. Jesustickz has also featured on a couple of great platforms at music workshops and events with the likes of Ben Ogbeiwi of Project Fame West-Africa, Mairo Ochocho of Tim-Godfrey and Xtreme crew and also received invitations from a couple of churches and groups for ministrations in places like The Fathers House, RCCG NATIONAL HEADQUATERS, Christian Union Cathedral, FPI and also the JT SQUARE’S MUSIC CONCERT 2015 and also featured in a worship concert “Healing Worship” hosted by Franq D’vine and DE Elects.
He featured with his Crew Rhema Sound at the last concluded Annual Praise Summit at RCCG province Victory Center Iju which hosted also many Top Nigerian Artistes like Dare Justified, Bukola Bekes, Pita Sings and many more.
He has featured in many stand-alone drum concerts in Nigeria such as Street drum off, the foursquare youth summit to mention a few.

He also featured in the last concluded yearly Marathon Messiah’s Praise concert, at the RCCG National Youth Centre which lasted for 75hours at a stretch which was aired in 8 countries(USA,SOUTH AFRICA,AUSTRALIA,CANADA,UNITED KINGDOM,MAINLAND EUROPE,UAE and NIGERIA) around the globe. He ministered on drums with the Volunteer Praise team 1 and also playing the talking drum too as a versatile musician.
He performed also at the last concluded Gospel Drum Explosion hosted in Lagos February 2017. Jesustickz has produced and played many drum covers which are on his YouTube channel.
Examples like Jesus the same by Israel Houghton, Ahaa by Tim GODFREY, Lift Him higher by Jobi Kings, So Good by Tim Godfrey, All over by Uche Agu, Victory by Eben and Sweet Jesus by Jmoss, My Praise by Gabriel Eziaghi to mention a few.
He’s currently shooting a series titled BEYOND CHOPS which talks about a drummer and any musician delivering what the music requires by showing it through his play on different tracks and which also will become a continuous project as he progresses.
He recently completed the first series which included the following tracks below:
1. Neosoul Groove by Bishop Music
2. Komalobe by Ayo Solanke
3. Under the canopy by Frank Edwards.
Meanwhile he continues these in series.
Jesustickz currently plays for one of Nigeria’s Top Solo Bass guitarist Ekundayo Akomolafe Popularly Known as Dbass.

He has a certificate in ADVANCED DRUMMING PROGRAM from Drum Network Africa which comprises of;
1. Building a culture of excellence
2. Polyrhythms and African music
3. Music technology
4. Fundamentals of music production
5. Music business and life management

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