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Batimala’s Switch To Spiritual Music

Batimala’s Switch To Spiritual Music
Rosi Batimala.
May 28
10:50 2017

With over 30 years of music experience, Rosi Batimala’s inspiration to do music has taken a turn on a spiritual path.

Rosi became a popular hotel entertainer back in the 70’s and 80’s. She would do secular music for the next 15 years.

“I had the world at my fingertips rocking the stage with rock music, and had everything a girl could ask for but I felt something missing,” said the Nadroga lass.

She had yearned for a sense of peace and purpose until she met the late legendary, Waisea Vatuwaqa who led her back to singing gospel and she hasn’t looked back.

She now sacrifices her time and talent for God and volunteers with the Prison Mission Fellowship Fiji.

One of her popular songs back in the days was “Revolution”.

She has performed alongside the late Sakuisa Bulicokocoko, Buli Ratu, and Vude Queen, Laisa Vulakoro, amongst others.

Rosi performed at the first International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) Fiji Oceania conference in Sukuna Park yesterday.

“I was just excited and honoured to be able to sing during the event upon invitation and being able meet people who travelled all the way from Israel,” she said.

She performed three original songs and one of her favorite songs called “Light House” and dedicated the song to the inmates around Fiji.

Her Ministry has led her to pray not only in prison but local Police stations as well as withcivil servants.

Rosi’s thoughts on local music now is certain lyrics are not genuine and her advice to upcoming artist is to learn as much as you can and you have to know what you’re singing about, it has to come from the heart.

The singer and composer will be working on her 13th Gospel album in two weeks’ with Procera Music Fiji. Her previous album titled “Lighthouse” included 10 songs.

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