“Nigerian, Ijay Gurgur, a.k.a Princess Ijay Gurgur (née Onyemechi), was born over three decades ago to a Christian family of Mr. Charles Nnorom Onyemechi (Late) and Mrs Roseline Onyemechi. Ijay is married to Pastor Paul Gurgur, a Group Pastor in Christ Embassy, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Ijay, acclaimed a great and anointed Gospel Singer, Songwriter, Worship leader, Speaker, Multilevel Marketer and Events Planner, got born again in her high school days, baptized by immersion and filled with the Holy Ghost same year, 1991. Her salvation story is archived in www.wikisozo.com.
A graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with B.Sc. Human Physiology.
Accompanying her late father who was a choir leader and composer, Ijay got involved with church choirs and started singing from age ten. Since then, she has served as a Praise Team singer, lead vocalist, music instructor, choir director and Church coordinator in churches and fellowships; Zion Praise Fellowship (A.B.U. Zaria), Kaduna Praise Chapel, Christ Embassy Bayelsa and Port Harcourt.
While on campus, she hosted her first musical concert themed “Moments of Worship” in 1999 while pastoring Zion Praise Fellowship. In 2010, she pioneered a Christ Embassy Model Church in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Ijay has written over 70 songs, and released her 13-Track debut Album titled “Winning & Reigning” in March 29th, 2015. Between 2013 & 2014, she also released four single videos titled “Winning & Reigning”, “Holy Spirit”, “Agent of Change” and “Join in Celebrating”. All video are on YouTube and presently collated and packaged in VCDs & DVDs tapes titled “Winning & Reigning”.
On October 31, 2015, Ijay celebrated her birthday with the relaunch of her “Moments of Worship” Concert. She also launched a Foundation same day; Ijay Gurgur Music & Foundation (IGMF). IGMF is a foundation to reach out to Fatherless and Motherless children, raise teenagers in leadership and also support new and upcoming artistes starting from Nigeria.”