May 15, 1951
|Died||October 16, 2012 (aged 61)|
Enugu State, Nigeria
|Also known as||The Sower|
Patrick Obasi (15 May 1951 – 16 October 2012), popularly known as Patty Obasi, was a Nigerian gospel recording artist. Regarded as one of the pioneers of Nigerian gospel music, Patty Obasi rose to prominence in 1980 upon the release of his album Nwa Mama Iwota.
Patrick Obasi was born in Mmaku, a small town in Awgu local government area of Enugu State, Nigeria where he began his singing career. He released his debut album Bianu Kanyi Kele Jehova and went on to release over 15 studio albums.
- Bianu Kanyi Kele Jehova
- Onye Isi Agha
- Nwa Mama Iwota
- Okara Akapa
- Billionaire in a Crate
- Walking with Jesus
- Ezi Nwayi Di Ukor
Obasi died in his residence on 12 October 2012 after suffering from kidney failure.
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