Biography Of Austinray
Ikechukwu Augustine Duru is a highly talented and Holy Ghost-filled fast rising gospel rapper and music minister, a song writer and a performing artiste popularly known with his stage name as AUSTINRAY.
He hails from Duruopara Family in Ugiri, Umuebie Autonomous Community, Ishiala-Mbano LGA, Imo State, Nigeria. He was born in the northern part of Nigeria, Kano State precisely to the family of Late Mr Raymond Duru and Mrs Patricia Duru. His father, Raymond Duru was a senior civil servant and a retiree Military Man who fought on the course of the Nigerian Civil War. The Mother being a seasoned teacher and Trader.
Austinray is the fourth born in the family of seven, He started singing at a very tender age when he was in Junior Secondary School Class 1 at, GSS Dambatta, in Kano State. He did many gospel cover of must Nigerian circular songs, to pass a clear message of encouragement to the young people to use their talent for the work of God, and win more souls to the kingdom of God.
His dreams of being a gospel rapper and minister came to limelights when he moved to Lagos, for his Senior Secondary School Education, at Heroes Immaculate College, Okota, Lagos. When He was Always The Star gospel artistes at every of the school’s end of the year party amd graduations. He got recommendations from parents and has been supported in all ways by his big brother Duru
Raymond Jnr Kelechi mostly referred to as “DrRayOzymandias”
Austinray started his professional gospel music career January 2018, when he joined the Christ The Catholic Church Choir, Ilasamaja, Lagos, He then Went On to fellowshiping With Christ Ebassy Church AKA The Believers LoveWorld Nation, were he was inducted into the choir and ministry at Christ Embassy Lasos Zone 2 Headquarters. Few months later, he came up with his first debut single PRAISE YOUR NAME which he featured a Moulty award winning singer CHEEMAH. From there on, He has gained audience and popularity and has since been featured in many programmes and concerts…within and out of Lagos. He has had his songs aired on radio, in Imo Radio station and a few other.
Boomplay has released many of his songs which are widely making waves such as SHOW ME YOUR LOVE, FOR YOUR SAKE, JESUS LOVE, BALLING TESTIMONY, THIS YEAR, NO PLACE LIKE HOME and many more uplifting songs, and gospel rap episode such as the WATCHMAN which are still blessings lives, in a more special way.
CONNECT WITH AUSTINRAY ON SOCIAL MEDIA
YOUTUBE | AUSTINRAY MUSIC https://youtu.be/
EMAIL | @ AUGUSTINEDURU1@GMAIL.COM
WHATSAPP | IAM AUSTINRAY 08142573348
Stay Blessed And Shinning With The Radiance Of God’s Glory… Hallelujah