Nathaniel Bassey born in Lagos in 1978.is a Nigerian gospel artist,he is the brain behind the #HallelujahChallenge, where he, together with other spirit filled believers worships God for an hour, from 12:00 am to 1:00 am. He streams this event on his Instagram page and invites others to join him. In less than a month, the event had over 600,000 views. The #HallelujahChallenge for 2020 was held from 4 to 24 February.Nathaniel’s debut album Elohim was recorded and mixed in Cape Town, South Africa in the year 2008. It has been described as a spiritual and Artistic masterpiece with the hit track “Someone’s knocking at the door” a soft-rock tune currently generating so much interest locally and internationally.
He studied International relations and politics at the University of Lagos before he moved down to London to study politics.
He lives in Lagos, Nigeria and he is happily married with two kids. He loves blowing his trumpet in every songs he releases.Nathaniel Bassey attends The Redeemed Christian Church Of God.
Bassey started his musical career in the church where he joined the Rhodes Orchestra and he played the Trumpet for two years. Bassey was just an ordinary trumpeter until he composed a song at the visit to Stella Obasanjo, the late wife of former president Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2018, Bassey was one of the leading artiste in the Nigeria’s Christian gathering, The Experience.[7