Ep. #40 – The Blessing Offor Interview


In a world often plagued by darkness and uncertainties, the gift of music has the power to ignite hope within the hearts of many. Such is the case with Blessing, a talented artist whose EP, “Brighter Days,” is a beacon of light amid challenging times. His heartfelt lyrics and soulful melodies resonate with listeners, offering a glimpse of a brighter future. In this blog, we will delve into Blessing’s remarkable journey, exploring the influences that have shaped his sound, his early successes, and the messages of faith, doubt, and hope his music conveys. Let’s embark on a journey of inspiration as we uncover the resilience and unwavering spirit of Blessing’s musical pursuits.

Blessing’s Journey

Blessing’s voyage to brightness began with his unique name, influenced by his parents’ deep spirituality. His parents, recognizing their son’s potential, decided to send him alone on a plane journey from Nigeria to the United States to live with relatives in Connecticut. This act of self-sacrifice set the foundation for Blessing’s journey towards a fulfilling life. Growing up in Connecticut with vision impairment and facing challenges with glaucoma, Blessing’s resilience and determination propelled him forward. Despite losing vision in his remaining eye due to an accident, Blessing viewed his circumstances as opportunities rather than obstacles.

Musical Influences

Blessing’s strong affinity for music emerged at a young age, fostered by a diverse range of influences, Musical influences including Motown legends, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder,and The Temptations, to soulful artists such as Barry White, and The Stylistics.These iconic musicians inspired Blessing to create music that resonates with listeners and carries a powerful message. He believes in the transformative nature of music, using it as a tool to convey stories that are both powerful and digestible.

Early Success

Blessing’s journey towards success began in his early years when he wrote a song that captivated his school community, ultimately becoming the school’s anthem. This early recognition and support fueled his passion for music. As Blessing’s career progressed, he had the opportunity to collaborate with renowned country supergroup Florida Georgia Line, co-writing the song “Good to Be Loved by You,” which resonated with audiences around the world. A notable moment was joining forces with country star Lee Bryce on the heartfelt track “Hey World,” which addressed the challenges and unrest prevalent in 2020.

Taylor SwiftBlessing Offor burst onto the world stage with an amazing performance on the hit NBC TV show “The Voice” Season 7. And true to his  name, the blessing he received was Taylor Swift! Taylor, one of the world’s most popular entertainers, was a guest mentor on the show.

Faith and Doubt

Blessing’s introspective song, “Believe,” delves into faith and doubt. Inspired by his upbringing in a church community, Blessing aims to break free from the conventional boundaries of contemporary Christian music. He embraces the feeling of wrestling with his beliefs, recognizing that it is through questioning and seeking answers that true growth and connection with the divine can occur. Blessing encourages listeners to have honest conversations with God, as he believes in a God who can handle the deepest doubts and guide individuals towards a stronger faith.

Spreading Hope

Blessing’s meaningful contributions extend beyond his music, as he actively involves himself in charitable organizations such as  HALO. He helps raise awareness and funding for homeless and at-risk children through his performances and support. His passion for using art to uplift and inspire aligns perfectly with the mission of  HALO, emphasizing the importance of giving back to those in need and offering hope where it is needed the most.


Blessing’s journey exemplifies the resilience and unwavering spirit that can propel one towards a brighter future. From overcoming personal challenges to using his music as a platform for positive change, Blessing’s story inspires all those facing adversity. Through his EP, “Brighter Days,” Blessing offers a glimpse into a world where hope prevails, reminding us that even in the darkest times, there is always the possibility of a brighter tomorrow.

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