Dinipere Kosu , a songwriter and phenomenal gospel Artiste, popularly known as Didi Kossu, is described by many as the newest gospel sensation in Nigeria. He emerged the winner of Rising Star Gospel show season 2.
Prior to wining the aforementioned talent hunt, Didi, in 2010 emerged among the top 24 at Peak Talent Show season 3, and in 2012, Didi made it to the top 8 finalists on Mtn Project Fame season 5, the biggest talent show in West Africa.
Born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. I.E Kosu, an Ikwere and Kaima family, both from Southern Nigeria, Didi who is the first male and 3 child of 6 children was raised in the oil-rich city – Port Harcourt – Nigeria.
He is a graduate of Electrical Electronics Engineering from Niger-Delta University, Wilberforce Island.
The 23 years old is celebrated for his remarkable vocal prowess, inspiring tone and soul-lifting sound. Many liken him to Zacardi Cortez.
Though he started singing professionally in 2008, Didi has shared stage with many notable Nigerian Gospel acts like; Sammie Okposo, Tim Godfrey, FREKE, Victor Atenega, Niki Laoye, Henri Soul, Pita, and Najite ElDavid.
However, owing to diversified platforms and contests such as Mtn Project Fame and Peak Talent show, Didi has equally shared stage with mainstream music acts like Chidinma, Iyanya and Praiz, to mention just a few.
Didi is expected to release a single – “Nobody like you” sometime in February 2016.
Speaking with the Press in Port Harcourt recently, Didi expressed his aspiration of recording songs with Zacordi Cortez, Timi Dakolo and Praiz soon adding that having the Amazing Kaffy dance in his video is one of his aspirations .