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Ebenezer Obey

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Because the 1960s, Ebenezer Obey continues to be probably one of the most popular, prolific, and influential music artists in Nigeria, liberating over fifty albums, developing juju style, and conducting a casual and highly creative campaign against his competitors within the music world. Obey’s 1st music group, the International Brothers, was created in 1964, and performed a sluggish and music made up of split guitars and Yoruban percussion seems. Always a social and spiritual traditionalist, Obey worked well within the compliment song mildew, vaunting both Christianity and the many heads of condition for whom he performed. But while his lyrics had been traditional, his musical path was extremely innovative. In order to go above his competition, Obey started to develop fresh musical “systems,” adding as much as 20 fresh music artists to his ensemble at the same time, extending along his album songs, and pumping out strike after hit. An elegant and bluesy guitarist whose music have been contagious in Nigeria for a long time, Obey finally loved international achievement in 1980 with Current Affairs.

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Full Name Ebenezer Obey
Date Of Birth April 3, 1942
Profession Singer
Nationality Nigerian
Children Olubukola Obey Olaiya, Folarin Obey, Oluwashina Obey
Parents Nathaniel Olasewo Fabiyi, Abigail Oyindamola Fabiyi
Awards City People Movie Lifetime Achievement Award
Music Songs Aimasiko, Ota Mi Dehin, Igba Owuro, Pegan Pegan, Eye to Ba Fara Wegun, Gbebe Mi Oluwa, Oro Seniwo, Edumare Soro Mi Dayo, Oya Ka Jo Jo, Ori Mi Ma Je Nte, Baba Loran Mi Wa, Ori Mi Koni Buru, What God Has Joined Together, Iwa Ika Ko Pe, Iba F'Oluwa/Ajokodabi Ile, Eda to Mose Okunkun, Odun Keresimesi, Ibadan, Baba Fona Han Wa, Enia Lasan Rere Je/Lawyer Omoyinmi, The Horse, the Man & the Son, Ayo Igbala, Africa Is My Home, Olowo Laiye Mo, Eyi Yato, Ijesha, Ode to Nso Eledumare, Aiye Wa a Toro, Ran Wa Lowo Baba, Ore Oluwa Akari, Mo F'oro Mi Le E Iowo, Awon Alhaji
Albums Obey @ 70, Obey In the 60's (Vol 2), Obey In the 60's (Vol 1), Ija Pari, Ebenezer Obey in London, Evergreen Songs 26, Juju Jubilation, 51 Lex Presents: Board Members, 51 Lex Presents: Yungba Yungba, 51 Lex Presents: Enia Lasan, Je Ka Jo (Let Us Dance), 51 Lex Presents Adam & Eve, 51 Lex Presents Jesu Olore, 51 Lex Presents: Sa Asala Fun Emi Re, 51 Lex Presents: Aya F'oba Mimo, Evergreen Songs 35, Evergreen Songs 39, Current Affairs (Oba Okunade Sijuade), Evergreen Songs 27, Evergreen Songs 23, 51 Lex Presents: Lagos State, 51 Lex Presents: Sikisiki Ma Mi, 51 Lex Presents: Oya Ka Jo Jo, Evergreen Songs 38, 51 Lex Presents: Around The World, Evergreen Songs 31, Evergreen Songs 25, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey And His Miliki Sound, 51 Lex Presents: There Are Two ways, 51 Lex Presents Olomi Gbe Temi, Evergreen Songs 37, Igbinedion the Esama of Benin 77, Evergreen Songs 32, 51 Lex Presents: Ore Oluwa Akari, I Am a Winner, Evergreen Songs 24, Solution, Evergreen Songs 40, 51 Lex Presents: Singing For The People, Murtala Mohammed, 51 Lex Presents Anjade Loni Eledumare, Evergreen Songs 33, 51 Lex Presents Alowo Majaye, 51 Lex Presents: Edumare Adupe, Evergreen Songs 34, Evergreen Songs Original 1, Evergreen Songs Origina 17, Evergreen Songs Original 2, Evergreen Songs Original 3, Juju Jubilee, Evergreen Songs Original 6

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