Patience Namadingo is a Malawian singer-composer and songwriter (born 28 May, 1989) signed to Elation Entertainment. The first born in a family of three, he hails from Kapalamula Village, T/A Nsamala in Balaka district. Growing up as a kid, Patience did his first years of primary school in Lilongwe, before his parents moved to the northern city of Mzuzu, where he spent part of his childhood. The family relocated to Lilongwe where he did his secondary education at Chipasula Secondary School.

Patience’s music career has a humble beginning because unlike many musicians. He started as a gospel singer later on switched to AFFIDAVIT.


As a youngster, he had passion for soccer which led him to training at a church football pitch where before training, the kids attended music practice, which led him to develop his group of six boys and named it the Salvation Zone. Led him to recording his first album in 2007 titled Goseni.

Which was funded by his mother who did two songs on the album, and remember he was humble and gospel this time.

Released the same year on 27 December. The album did not do well and he moderately gave up “because it was hopeless”.

He spent his time practicing and composing, until 2009-2010 when his career took a serious turn as he started learning the basics of a piano.

Brought up in the way of the Lord, under parents who strongly believe in the existence of God, Patience has been a young man who has at all times had faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and his faith has always played a vital role in his compositions.

This saw him releasing the 2010 album Tiri ndi Yesu that had the chart topping song Mtendere and made it one of the best selling gospel albums between 2010-2012.

Before signing to Elation Entertainment in 2021, Patience was signed label called Ndefeyo Gospel (a sub-label under Nde’feyo Entertainment).

He released a number of good music that did well on both Radio and Television.

To this day a Namadingo is still the most successful Malawian artist. With over a million Facebook followers as well as close 137K YouTube subscribers.

Namadingo is also the only highest paid Malawian artist after signing a 60 Million kwacha 2 year endorsement deal with FDH Bank.

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