By Cece Smith
He moves between Gospel, Afro beats, and house music.
Singer Sopani Armstrong Kalua (30) known by the name Onesimus, given to him by his spiritual father Pastor Shepard ha srecently released his single “Here with Me.”
The uplifting single is to help encourage people to remain in faith even in hard times.
“My work is about uplifting people across the world and encourages them to believe that God can change any situation,” he tells Buzz Life.
The video is shot against the backdrop of Yaounde, Cameroon, where he gives a beautiful virtual tour of the country through the tropical scenery, flea markets, and beach waters.
It is an “Action Cinematic” experience that shows Onesimus involved in a high-speed car chase and resulting in a heroic escape.
“The ending is symbolic. It shows, you can escape anything, through faith and spirituality,” he says.
Onesimus’s full body of work entitled Messenger was the pathway to his latest release “Here With Me”. Messenger explores themes of love, togetherness, and unity.