African men and women, who sang in different Homelands in Africa, now would sing together in America.
From morning till night, they worked in cotton fields and decided to create new songs that could help them communicate with each other and to give coded information.
Although, Latest Nigerian Gospel Music Could be traced down to the era before slave trade. (Pre-Colonial Era).
Latest Nigerian Gospel Songs started to break way from acapella Songs, the traditional church songs, choirs, and just singing hymns. There were more solo artists that emerged during these decades, and during this period marked the end of the heyday of traditional gospel, making way for contemporary gospel.