DR. WILLETTE JAMES DEBUTS WITH “MAGNIFICENT” IN SIERRA LEONE
Sierra Leone Gospel industry is set to experience a new wave of change with the
filming of a new music video for the song titled “Magnificat” by Dr. Williette James who also doubles as one of the Pastors, at the ‘Word of Faith Outreach Ministry’, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The event recently took place at the Fourah Bay College multi-purpose hall commenced a with red carpet an assembly of some of Sierra Leone’s best gospel artists, family, Clergies, colleagues of Dr. Williette James, and particularly students of the Mass Communications department of (FBC) gathered to show support and sense of love to Dr. (Mrs.) James, with the filming of the video for her first musical song.
The song ‘Magnificat’ typifies hope for everyone ready to receive the word of God and put their trust in God to deliver them. Dr. James, revealed in a chat with La Fete, that the uniqueness of the song differentiates it from other music genres such as Classical, Opera, and contemporary styles of songs. As the song is laced with some African Caribbean beats.
When asked why it took her a long time to get her song out from the burner, DR Williette James, in her response said “I wanted to wait on the Lord for the right time and this is the right time”
While Dr. Kitty Fadlu-Deen, co-founder of Ballanta Academy of Music in Sierra Leone, a personal mentor and a voice trainer to Dr. Williette James described the gospel music debutant as a precious gem in the music industry and further stated that “Dr. Williette is an amazing composer and a performer with a wonderful voice and the song has a very special quality when you listen to it you are transported from one kind of music to another but it blended in such an amazing way”.
Dr. Williette James is married and she is blessed with three children. She is also a lecturer at the Fourah Bay College at the departments of Mass Communication.