Last month J Vessel released single ‘Peng Ting‘ and article in which he said, “I’m single! And that’s NOT OK! It can get boring and lonely at times, amongst other things 😭. I’m 20 years old, so being single now is ‘socially acceptable’ but I know that as soon as I touch 25 (maybe earlier) my parents will start looking at me like…”
In the song, the MOBO Award nominee touched on the frustrations of a single teenager and spoke on not knowing how to navigate that lifestyle correctly at times. He said, “I felt like single life was doubly as hard as a young Christian as it is so hardly touched on in church.”
So in addition to the song, he decided to produce a blog series in which married Christian couples and long time Christian singles give advice to single young adults who may be struggling to live the single life in a God honouring way.
First up is popular Christian grime MC ‘A Star’ who had the #1 UK Christian Chart track back in January 2017 and who got married this August 5th. Congrats A Star & Debs! A Star (real name Alidor) answers questions such as:
What advice would you give to singles/unmarried couples who are struggling with sexual sin?
How did you cope with external pressures on you to settle down?
We love when artists find creative ways to engage people in conversation that may start with or involve music but ultimately impacts individual and communities even when no beats are playing or lyrics flowing. J Vessel in being open and honest about his own situation has connected with a generation and more dealing with these real-life issues…