Mummy J’s class in today’s episode featured a debate session. She engaged the contestants in a debate on whether philanthropy is borne out of love or pity. The contestants had varying opinions on this subject matter.
As the competition draws to an end with few weeks remaining, the contestants have started preparing for individual song compositions. Renowned Nigerian producer, musician and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo visited the Academy in a joint session with Ms Ige. They both had an intensive class with the contestants, focusing on what it takes to be a good song writer, highlighting the requirements and the need for uniqueness. Also on their list are book reading to broaden choice of words and improve lyrics.
Have you ever wondered if there is any difference between a musician and an artiste? Uncle Ben’s session with the contestants in today’s episode will answer this question as he elaborated on the topic, amidst encouraging the contestants to celebrate their individual uniqueness.
Once upon a time, Johnny Drille was a contestant in the Project Fame Academy (Season 6), three years later; he came back to the very place he began his journey to stardom to share the experiences he has garnered over the years.
In the words of Mary Tyler Moore “pain nourishes your courage, you have to fail in order to practice being brave”. This clearly summarised the situation in Ms. Ige’s class, when one of the contestants, Mirabel looked unsettled while rehearsing her song. Ms. Ige encouraged her not to mask her pain but to creatively use it to entertain. Mirabel was grateful for this piece of advice.
Ms. Ige was on her way out of the Academy after an extensive voice training session with the contestants when she was told not to leave just yet. The contestants pleaded with her to spare a few more minutes for them as they were confident she would like the surprise package they had put together for her.
Having seen the contestants display their prowess in the area of singing, you will find today’s episode interesting as you watch the song birds reveal other creative sides in the form of Poetry. They took part in a poetry competition in a bid to choose the new Academy captain.