Hear My True Story

My mom is my role model in my music career. - Oggie Wisdom Lauer

March 15, 2022 Otako Season 2 Episode 1
Hear My True Story
My mom is my role model in my music career. - Oggie Wisdom Lauer
Show Notes

In this episode we have a conversation with Oggie Wisdom Lauer, a musician and bandleader from Marburg, Hessen, Germany. He talks about his personal experiences as a musician and bandleader of the Rasing Fire Reggae Band from Marburg. He says, "It doesn't matter where you come from," and that's why the Raising Fire Reggae Band is made up of a diverse range of musicians from different cultural and racial backgrounds.

Oggie Wisdom Lauer is a well known artist and musician from Zambia  living in Germany where he leads an African Roots Reggae band called Rising Fire Reggae Band in Marburg.

Rising Fire is an African Roots Reggae band from Marburg, Germany. The band was founded in 2009 by Oggie Wisdom Lauer, from Zambia, as lead singer and guitar player. The band plays Roots Reggae, Ska, Dub, Rhumba and more. In 2010 Rising Fire was announced as the best reggae band in Hessen County. Since then the band plays all over Germany among other bands from Germany, Jamaica and Africa. In April 2017 Rising Fire had a very successful tour in Israel, including shows in Tel Aviv and Jam session with the Israeli famous reggae scene. The band brings with the music a great message to the audience- TO LOVE! We are all one people. If you have a voice- speak up! It doesn't matter what color your skin is, what your religion is, or where are you from. The band carries this message to shows all over the world, with music in German, African, English, Hebrew and more.

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