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Ebenezer Obey Biography, Wife, Albums and Songs

Ebenezer Obey Biography

Ebenezer Obey born Ebenezer Remilekun Aremu Olasupo Obey-Fabiyi in Idogo, Nigeria, and nicknamed the “Chief Commander”, is a Nigerian jùjú musician. He was born on 3 April 1942. He is of an Egba–Yoruba ethnic background and of the Owu subgroup of the Egba.

He began his professional career in the mid-1950s after moving to Lagos. After tutelage under Fatai Rolling-Dollar’s band, he formed a band called The International Brothers in 1964, playing highlife–jùjú fusion. The band later metamorphosed into Inter-Reformers in the early-1970s, with a long list of Juju album hits on the West African Decca musical label.

Obey began experimenting with Yoruba percussion style and expanding on the band by adding more drum kits, guitars and talking drums. Obey’s musical strengths lie in weaving intricate Yoruba axioms into dance-floor compositions. As is characteristic of Nigerian Yoruba social-circle music, the Inter-Reformers band excel in praise-singing for rich Nigerian socialites and business tycoons. Obey, however, is also renowned for Christian spiritual themes in his music and has since the early-1990s retired into Nigerian gospel music ministry.

Ebenezer Obey

Ebenezer Obey

Ebenezer Obey Wife

Obey married Juliana Olaide Olufade in 1963. His wife, known as Lady Evangelist Juliana Obey-Fabiyi, died at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital on 23 August 2011, aged 67.

Ebenezer Obey Albums

  • I Am a Winner – 2013
  • Obey @ 70 – 2013
  • Obey In the 60’s (Vol 2) – 2012
  • Obey In the 60’s (Vol 1) – 2012
  • Ija Pari – 2013
  • Je Ka Jo (Let Us Dance) – 2012
  • 51 Lex Presents: Yungba Yungba – 2006
  • 51 Lex Presents Nigeria Si Ma Dun – 2014
  • Juju Jubilation – 1998
  • 51 Lex Presents: Enia Lasan – 2006
  • Evergreen Songs 32 – 2006

Ebenezer Obey Songs

  • Around the World
  • Asiko Mi Ti To
  • Awa Ewe Iwoyi
  • E Ma Se Lo
  • E Ma Se Lo/Finale feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • Edumare a Dupe
  • Ebenezer Obey
  • Edumare a Dupe/AB Anije Enja/Babu Lukudi/Ma Ba E Lo/O Ta Won Yo/Ki …
  • Erawa Oloyon Momo feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • Gbebe Mi
  • Ile Ti Ya feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • Ko Easy Lati Je Omo Okunrin
  • Koseni Tomo Ojo Ola feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • Medley
  • Ohun Oju Ri Laiye
  • Ojeje
  • Operation Feed the Nation
  • Ori Mi Ma Jeki Nmo Osi/Nigba Ewe/A Gbere Wa de America/Ladies and …
  • Oro Alafia
  • Oro Mi Ti Davo
  • Ose Olorum Oba feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • Paga
  • Sisi Ba Millionaire Lo feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • To Ba Je Tere feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme
  • What God Has Joined Together feat. Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reforme

Ebenezer Obey – Video


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