Patty Obasi Biography: Age, Education, Career

Patty Obasi – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Patty Obasi
Real Name: Patrick Obasi
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: 15th May, 1951 – 16th October 2012
Place of Birth: Awgu local government area, Enugu State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
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Education: University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Known for: Onye Isi Agha

Patrick Obasi, also known as Patty Obasi, was a renowned Nigerian gospel artist, instrumentalist, and music evangelist. He gained widespread recognition in the 1980s with the release of his iconic album “Nwa Mama Iwota.” Born on May 15, 1951, in Mmaku, a small town in the Awgu local government area of Enugu State, Nigeria, Patty Obasi’s musical journey began in his hometown.


During his school days at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Patty’s musical talent was nurtured by Professor Egbo, who gifted him his first guitar. This marked the beginning of his professional music career. He later formed his record label, “The Sower,” and in 1980, he released the immensely popular album “Nwa Mama Iwota.”

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Music Career

Patty Obasi was not only a gifted vocalist and guitarist but also a dedicated music evangelist. His songs often conveyed messages of moral values, addressed societal issues, and promoted Christian living. His impactful music ministry earned him the nickname “The Sower” and led to his ordination as a Reverend for his significant contributions to spreading the gospel through music. Throughout his career, Patty Obasi released over 20 successful albums, including notable works like “Bianu Kanyi Kele Jehova,” “Onye Isi Agha,” “Okara Akapa,” and “Ezi Nwanyi Di Uko.”

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He was married to Easter Obasi and had children, including KenPatty Obasi Junior.

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Patty Obasi’s contributions to gospel music and his dedication to spreading the message of faith made a lasting impact. He sadly passed away on October 16, 2012, after battling a prolonged kidney ailment. He will be remembered as one of the early pioneers of contemporary Igbo gospel music, and his musical legacy will continue to inspire generations to come. Rest in peace, Patty Obasi, your musical works will always be cherished and celebrated.