Sonnie Badu , Biography
Sonnie Badu is a US-based Ghanaian gospel musician, author, and television presenter who has won multiple awards and special recognition to his name.
He is the founder and lead Pastor of Rockhill Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
According to his official website, he holds a Doctorate in Divinity, a bachelor’s in ministry, a master’s in Christian Leadership, a doctorate of fine arts in musicology, and a Ph.D. in Theology.
He was recently made A Professor and The Dean of the Faculty of music at Trinity International University of Ambassadors.
He is a UN ambassador of Sacred Music (Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Special Envoy), and a recipient of the presidential lifetime achievement award and an honorary Georgia Citizenship.
He also holds the Keys to the Cities of Brooklyn, New York and Brentwood, Maryland.
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He began his career at a very tender age by singing in church.
He had a strict Christian upbringing which was part of the reasons he developed a passion to serve God.
In 2013, he hit headlines for a statement he made about local Ghanaian gospel music but he went on to defend his statement after many found it to be controversial.
Clearing the air at the time, Sonnie insisted that the media misquoted him and also blew the whole statement out of proportion
Badu is happily married to Lady Annie Badu with 4 beautiful children; Shadine, Imani, Sonnie and Ayanna Badu.