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Gospel artiste Chozenn is still buoyed by the positive response to his performance of 'Bawl Out' at a secular show, Summer Sizzle Festival over the weekend. 

"The experience was amazing, the song was well received, to see thousands of people ah praise God in the venue, that was a real joy, one of the highlights of the show that night," Chozenn told ONE876 reporter Claude Mills. 


"People ran from backstage to front stage when I started singing, and to see them running for the Word, and bawling out for Jesus name was really gratifying.  Dem flood the front of the stage for the glory and praise of God."


Chozenn landed squarely in the eye of a firestorm of criticism earlier this year as there was a huge Christian-fueled backlash surrounding his decision to remake a popular raunchy Dovey Magnum dancehall song, 'Bawl Out' as a gospel song of the same name, but with clean lyrics.


Fast forward two months, and he is still standing by his decision to remake the raunchy dancehall track, a move that prompted a ban by the nation's number one gospel station, LOVE FM, to appease outraged Christians.


"The feeling is still mixed, about 80 per cent are supporting the song because some lack wisdom, and that is fine, this success is not to slap the naysayers and the doubters in the face, because the agenda is to win souls. I'm joyful because the gospel is being heard and felt whether people like it or not. God works mysteriously, and my heart is at peace. The message is really don't limit God and be encouraged," he said.  


Chozenn said he was not surprised when the sanitized remake of 'Bawl Out' crested the one million mark on popular video sharing site, YouTube. 


"I was not surprised What they are seeing now in the physical was what the Lord revealed to me already in the spirit, so to God be the glory and all praises to the King," he said.


"Two months? This has never been seen before; a gospel artiste in Jamaica hit a million views for a ministry item in two months. This is all God, and He's showing what He can do in a day, a month," he explained. "


He is presently completing the final touches to my new album, Culture Invasion

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