Praise Olaoluwa Emmanuel Adebayo
Praise Olaoluwa Emmanuel Adebayo is an 11 years old multitalented Praise Olaoluwa Emmanuel Adebayo (Priazhym), one of the fastest growing kids’ instrumentalist in Nigeria. He started with playing drum as early as 6 months old and set-drums at age 4. Praise has participated in number of competitions and several social and Christian events which include; RCCG, God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) 2015 and 2016 editions, Kids Says the Darndest Thing season two and Super Smart Kids Season one.
Praise was born on 30th October, 2006 to the family of Mr and MrsOlayinka Peter Adebayo in Lagos State. His Dad is from Osun State while his Mum is from Oyo State, both Yoruba state in the western part of Nigeria.
Praise’s musical journey began by playing in Churches and schools. His skill came to limelight during the GCGT 2015 global edition (Age category 7-9) where he finished first at RCCG Lagos province 48 with Prof. YemiOsibajo SAN,(GCON) as Pastor. Thanks to Pastor Daniel Oguh of RCCG, Centre of Greatness Isolo. Praise was a regional finalist of RCCG-GCGT 2016 edition and a member of Nnenna and Friends N-Stars at Wale Adenuga Television who also became a second runner up at Super Smart kid maiden edition 2017. Combining the traditional gospel sound with the smoothness of contemporary praise and worship makes him such a unique Saxophonist.
Praizhym as a stage name was born from his love in worshiping God with song of hymns. He plays many instruments like Drum set, Saxophone, Keyboard and Talking drum with strong Christian ethics, he has minister and performed at different gospel gathering, wedding, birthday, and corporate events in different state including Lagos, Ogun,Oyo and Osun.
Praise Olaoluwa Emmanuel Adebayo as drummer and Saxophonist has played on same stage with Top Gospel acts like Mike Abdul, BolajiBanjoko (Beejaysax), Tosin Bee, OdunayoAboderin, SholaSax, TemmySax and others
A junior secondary two student of St. Graags College, Mafoluku, Lagos State; Student, School of Music Society of Nigeria Centre (MUSON) #Imoleayobalogun; Saxophone student, Baolad Music Ville, Ilupeju- Lagos State #Walebaolad #Bsax. Teachable and good looking Praise always inspire Children, Youth and Parents to discover their talent(s) and use same to glory God alone. I want to play on big altar of God like Redeemed Camp, Deeper Life Camp and others. He’s also working on his single tittle Halleluyah Movement.
Praise loves playing and study animal behaviours and wants to be a scientist in future.