Sunday Spotlight: Nathaniel Bassey

-Nathaniel Bassey is one of the Top Mainstream gospel Artist of our times.

His gospel musical career is widely recognized all over the world.

Nathaniel Bassey hails from Ikot Ofon Ikono, Uyo Local government area in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria.

He is a graduate of politics and International relations at the University of London and has attended several music courses locally and internationally. He is currently Married to Sarah Bassey who also ministers with him

He Rose to limelight from serving under pastor Eskor Mfong, The former pastor of the Redeemed Christian church of God, City of David Parish.

Nathaniel Bassey in the quest to seek and know the Lord, chose to do so under the mentorship and guidance of Pastor Eskor Mfong, leaving mainstream music and serving exclusively at the City of David Parish.

This decision earned him criticism from friends and many others who were of the opinion that his Jazz style of music and talent was only being wasted in church

But Nathaniel found fulfilment in dedicating himself to God and he did not look back.

Nathaniel rose to limelight when he released his Debut Album ‘Elohim’ recorded and mixed in Cape Town, South Africa in the year 2008 which was widely accepted by the circular and spiritual world alike. It features the hit track ‘Someone’s Knocking at the door’ ¬†which stole the hearts of people from all walks of life

He did not lose touch with his calm and soothing style of music and trumpet blowing.

As he has gone ahead to release tracks after tracks, making waves each time for the lord and the gospel music world generally.

He remains the go-to artist for uplifting and soul soothing gospel Music and continues to lead many into the presence of God at several concerts, gatherings and meetings where God is sought.




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