Ifeanyi Nweke popularly know as Igwe Major 1 Pikin is one of Nigeria’s gospel act in South Africa.

He recently launch a new single Jehovah “The Prayer” with his wife Yolly Nweke.

He introduced the song ‘Igwe Igwe’ which became a melodious anthem at the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church, and is still a hit song on his latest album entitled ‘Sweeter Than Honey’ with more than 2 million views on YouTube and other social platforms through Prophetic Channel. He has toured around South Africa and other African Countries such as Malawi, Botswana and Namibia respectively.


Who Is Ifeanyi Nweke?

Ifeanyi Nweke a.k.a Igwe Is a Nigerian Gospel Artist Based in Johannesburg South Africa, From the Eastern Part of Nigeria, Precisely Enugu State. I Am the Fifth Child of Mr and Mrs Paul Nweke, I Am Married and a Father to My Lovely Sons Cusi Nwabueze and Osita Jesse Nweke.

What Is One Thing You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger?

I Wish I Had Known the Path God Had Planned for Me in Music Because I Would Have Studied Music in Depth and Learn How to Play a Few Musical Instrument, Though It’s Never Too Late to Learn.

Who Is Your Inspiration?

Growing Up as a Young Child I Was Inspired by Nigerian Highlife Music Legend, the Late Chief Osita Osadebe. I Would Love to Sing With the Great Bishop Benjamin Dube, Minister Uche Agu and Joyous Celebration.

What Quote Do You Live by?

Train Up a Child in the Way That He Should Go, When He Grows He Will Not Depart From It. Proverbs 22:6

What Brings You the Greatest Satisfaction?
As a Father Waking Up Every Morning to Work Hard for My Sons in Order to Afford Them the Best Things in Life, It Gives Me Great Satisfaction to See Them Grow in the Fear of the Lord.

What Is One Thing People Would Be Surprised to Know About You?
I Was a Goalkeeper and Also a Defender in a Soccer Team During My Secondary School Days.

What Should Every Man Try at Least Once in His Life?

Cooking for His Wife and Children

What Is the Best Advice You’ve Been Given?

An Advice From My Grandfather Late Mr. Godwin Egbo: That I Should Always Remember Where Am Coming From (Family Background)

What Is on Your Bookshelf?

The Greatest Book of All Time (the Bible)

What Charity Do You Support?

Cogic Home and Day Care Center

What Is on Your Bucket List?
I Would Love to Achieve a Lot in the Music Industry in My Lifetime:
Like Being One of the Greatest Gospel Music Artist in Africa and Globally.
Own One of the Best Studio You Can Think of in the World and Have All Kinds of Musical Instruments.

What Projects You Are Currently Working on?

I Am Currently Cooking Up Some New Sounds in the Studio

Tell Us About South Africa?

South Africa Is a Beautiful Country That Is Constantly Changing and Innovating, Though It Is Very Hard to Make It Here, South Africa Is a Country With So Much Potentials and Opportunities

Do You Think South Africans Are Xenophobic?
A Very Big No, South Africans Are Not Xenophobic. They Are a Very Welcoming People: That Someone Was Attacked by One South African Does Not Mean That They Are Xenophobic. Psychology States That We Have Individual Differences.

What Other Languages Do You Speak?
English and Igbo

Do You Speak Any South African Languages?

What Do You Do When Not Working?
Take My Family Out and Watching Soccer

Where Would You Like to Visit in South Africa?
Cape Town and Port Elizabeth

What Is Your Favourite Movie?
Die Hard

What Is Your Biggest/weirdest Fear?
Riding a Bike

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