Gospel vocalist : From Rags to Mastery of Eminence.


Wilberforce Musyoka is a one of the celebrated vernacular gospel artists from the Ukambani region. Wilberforce, a Kenyan citizen by birth is one of the most recogntive artist who is known for having mastered the art of fusing culture, religion, and other social issues to create a masterpiece.

His forte is deeply rooted in music and gospel ministry. Musyoka has released several love-inspirational gospel tracks.

Born at rural village in Mtito Adei, Makueni County, Musyoka joined Ivingoni Secondary School after complication of his primary education. He later enrolled to Mombasa Aviation Training Institute where he earned a diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism.

Upon graduation, he strived to make the ends meet. Fortunately, he secured a temporary position at a church as a sentinel . After his short contract expired, he opted to a babysitting job . With time , Wilberforce went back to the church and assumed the role of a cleaner. Even then, he kept his dream of being a musician alive. The named musician believed that God gives a provision for every talent and every calling.

Lucky, through his dedications and help of friends, Musyoka was capable of recording his first album ‘Neteelete Nikwone’, a song expressing his earlier life hardships, future expectation from God.

As a musician and songwriter, Wilberforce draws his inspiration from the love of his evangelization ministry. Most of his songs are in his native Kamba language though he at times mixes Swahili and English in the tunes.

One of his hit making tune is ‘Uyu ni Ngai’ – a lead single praise song that means ‘this is God’, Ni utanu, Nienda Mumo, and Vinya Mwingi among others. In addition, his other inaugurated album is Ngumbau ya Ngelany’o, meaning an Hero of cross to be emulated. Majority of his songs are inspiring, educational and guidance songs verifiable by high number of views and listeners in different social media platforms including YouTube and radio respectively. His YouTube channel has garnered over one hundred thousand views.

In his musical ministry, Wilberforce incorporates great deeds that God has done for him alongside thanking Him for His remembrance.

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