FOLARIN & KEZIAH
Transcending Colors, Cultures and Creeds
A true contemporary christian/gospel duo. There are many ways to describe Folarin & Keziah, but unique, talented, and down to earth just seem to scratch the surface. However, there is one word that ties them both together and is true to their character: Folarin & Keziah have a heart for God and people. They sing so honestly from their heart and soul. Folarin & Keziah does so in just the right way, combining art, story, and song in perfect unison. Take a look around the site, and explore what the gift of music truly is. Folarin & Keziah hope you enjoy this collection of songs, so please feel free to listen, share, and send them your comments.
IN THE NEWS
What's going on with Folarin & Keziah?
A day in the life of Folarin & Keziah is a busy one, and it can be hard to keep up with their hectic schedule. Now, you need never miss a moment with all the latest Folarin & Keziah news compiled in one place. From tour dates and album releases, to reviews, interviews, and more – stay in the know with this regularly updated news section.
September 8, 2019
Christian and Gospel music are two wonderful genres but unfortunately artists work is mostly influential to the crowd who are already receiving the message. Ontario’s Folarin & Keziah is the exception to this rule with their music creating something huge in the music scene with its broad appeal.
Check out this interview with Gilbertosamba from Music Crowns
September 29, 2019
Music is known to draw people together. This power can be enhanced when two people who are in love create music together. Such seems to be the case with our recent find Folarin & Keziah. The married duo has brought their own version of gospel/christian music to the masses.
Indy Band Guru's Keith Pro had a chance to chat with Folarin & Keziah about how this all happened and where we plan to go from here.
September 27, 2019
Independent Gospel recording artists Folarin and Keziah are ready to storm the Gospel world on a global level. The two have created lots of music that they plan to release on their label God Colors Media. These independent artists possess 100% control and 100% ownership of their music. Chicago's DJ Special blend caught up with Folarin and Keziah in this interview for "Hits You Love Radio".
FOLARIN & KEZIAH ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM TITLE: RELENTLESS
November, 2, 2019
Canadian-based contemporary christian and gospel duo; Folarin & Keziah has announced the release of their debut album, and it's due out in just a matter of weeks. Following the successful release of 4 singles in 2019, Folarin & Keziah are ready to take their fans and supporters on a journey of hope, faith, love, devotion and inspiration like no other. Titled Relentless, the effort is planned for release at the end of fall, 2019 through their independent label, God Colors Media, Inc with all songs written, arranged and produced by the duo.
The 14-track LP serves can best be described as a musical feast of up-tempo and high energy praise tunes fused with African rhythms, soulful and inspiring ballads of encouragement, personal reflection and devotion and a dive into alternative rock with all written, arranged and produced by Folarin & Keziah. Look out for more details on how to pre-order the album for streaming and download.
FOLARIN & KEZIAH INTERVIEW WITH LOUDER THAN THE MUSIC
December 30, 2019
Canadian based Gospel duo and Covenant Award (GMA Canada) nominees, Folarin & Keziah, have just released their debut album 'Relentless'. Louder Than The Music spoke to the couple to hear how their music was birthed and what message they hope people will take from it.
FOLARIN AND KEZIAH 'RELENTLESS' -SOULFULLY-INSPIRING CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL (A & R FACTORY)
December 25, 2019
Folarin & Keziah’s Christian & Gospel album “Relentless” provides an ethereally sweet array of soundscapes which may vary in genre and tone. Yet, one thing which remains a constant is the inspiring soul poured into each of the singles.
ANNOUNCEMENT: RELENTLESS TOUR 2020
March 11, 2020
Folarin & Keziah; Hamilton based contemporary christian and gospel duo announce their Relentless Online worship Series (ROWS) - Live with Folarin & Keziah through summer and fall of 2020 following the release of their debut album in December 2019. The tour would be an online event streaming live on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram on JUNE 6, JULY 4, AUGUST 8, SEPTEMBER 5 and OCTOBER 3 at 4.00pm est.
James 4:6-7 God opposes everyone who is proud, but he is kind to everyone who is humble, surrender to God. Folarin & Keziah are back with a new single; Surrendering All. In this track, Folarin raises a cry of surrender saying...God, I’m want your plans for my life, not my own. I have plans, dreams, goals, and ambitions, but I know that you put me on this earth for a purpose. I intentionally choose your plan for my life instead of my own. Listen and enjoy the superior sound quality that this album has to offer.
Luke 23: 5-6 But the men said, “Why are you looking in the place of the dead for someone who is alive? Jesus isn’t here! He has been raised from death. This track has become a favorite among fans, as it has a catchy chorus paired with amazing instrumental melodies. Folarin & Keziah worked incredibly hard on their first single, Jesus Is Alive to celebrate the risen savior. Have a listen and discover the power of high energy praise by Folarin & Keziah.
Psalm 145: 3 "You are wonderful, Lord,
and you deserve all praise, because you are much greater than anyone can understand." When mind and music come together, a masterful song like You Deserve is the end result. Digging deep into her musical soul, Keziah raises a call to worship using powerful lyrics and harmonious melodies. Folarin & Keziah hope you stop focusing on the things you think you deserve and give all the praise and worship to the God who truly deserves it all.
King David said in Psalm 31:14 says "But as for me, I trust in You, O LORD, I say, "you are my God". You are My God is the latest single from Folarin & Keziah. Desperate souls do desperate things. In this new track, Folarin & Keziah sing out from the depths of their heart with desperation for God. This song was composed with simple and unforgettable lyrics so that everyone can sing along. People will fail and plans may change but we can place our days in God's hands hour by hour.
ABOUT FOLARIN & KEZIAH
Hamilton Ontario based contemporary Christian/Gospel duo; Folarin & Keziah, defy traditional norms with their eclectic style of high energy, exuberant praise, heart-felt and passionate worship. This Covenant Award 2019 nominated brought much needed fresh air to the gospel and Christian genre with the release of their debut album ‘Relentless’ on December 6, 2019. The album is laced with songs of praise, worship, adoration and devotion to God, all written and performed in a way that resonates universally with everyone.
Upon relocating to Canada in 2012, Folarin & Keziah started sensing a call to take their music beyond the traditional setting of the local church in a bid to reach not only the churched but the unchurched as well. “We started meeting and making friends with lots of people that were into mainstream music. They showed interest and so much support for our music but quite reluctant to come to church”. They soon went to work creating a fresh sound with broad appeal working with the likes of Amy King White of Grant Avenue Studios, Hamilton and Samuel Williams of Samsound Productions, Toronto.
Building a reputation for themselves in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area of Ontario, Canada, Folarin & Keziah were soon acknowledged as singers/songwriters that are sensitive to the multicultural needs of the modern church and able to speak to the diversity pervasive and celebrated in the Canadian society. The music produced by the duo was born out of the need to write, produce and perform original music content that cuts across multiple genres of music from contemporary gospel, to praise and worship, to Christian pop and soft rock.
2019 was the big breakthrough year for Folarin & Keziah, with the release of their first single and acclaimed praise and worship anthem “Jesus Is Alive”. This release was followed by three more singles “You Deserve”, “You Are My God” and “Surrendering All”. “You are my God” recently earned a nomination in the “Gospel Song of the Year” category for the 41st Annual Covenant Awards Nominations for the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Canada. Folarin & Keziah also started their own independent music label God Colors Media Inc. to produce, publish and promote their music. The album ‘Relentless’ recently garnered 6 nominations in the 2020 International Singer Songwriters Association Award.
Folarin & Keziah have a passion to write songs that invites heaven to earth while also evoking a response to God’s relentless love, grace and mercy. Based on their experience of living and leading praise and worship in Nigeria, England and Canada, Folarin & Keziah are intentional about transcending the boundaries of color, culture and creed so that everyone can experience the love and forgiveness of God.
Folarin & Keziah have a heart for God and people and express their music genuinely in a way that combines art, scripture, and song in perfect unison. Folarin & Keziah’s unique style includes melodic hooks, deft arrangements, and lush harmonies that provide the right foundation to support the core of each song.
Want to learn more about Folarin & Keziah, their music, and upcoming projects? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.