GOSPEL musician Joyce Blessing says there is too much backbiting in the industry and it will take the intervention of God to stop it.
According to her, she is baffled that Gospel musicians, who are supposed to be good examples and practice what they preach, rather destroy each other.
“This problem has been there since time immemorial. When you are new, no one talks about you but once you become famous and start getting the gigs that is when it all starts. More than three Gospel musicians have said bad things about me to event organisers because I had the chance to perform at those events and not them,” she told Graphic Showbiz in an interview on Sunday, July 28.
Due to this, Joyce Blessing said she has just a few friends in the Gospel fraternity adding that she was very careful who she made friends with.
“I don’t just make friends; I need to be sure who I take in as a friend. I don’t want to discuss something with a friend and the next day hear it somewhere else.
“My husband is my everything and that has helped me to stay out of trouble. I discuss whatever worries me and he gives me the right answers,” she said.
A mother of three, Joyce Blessing said it had not been easy combining music with being a mother and a wife.
“It is very tedious being a musician, a mother and a wife but I thank God I have a supportive family who are always there to support me. My husband is such a wonderful person and I thank God for giving me such a wonderful man. I don’t have to worry about anything when I am not around,” she said.
About music, Joyce Blessing who is known for songs like I Swerve, Repent, Heavy Price, Onyankopon said her fans should watch out for her in a couple of weeks as she plans on releasing great tunes.