Born In : Lagos

Nigeria’s Emmanuel Benjamin popularly known as Eben is a popular gospel vocalist, songwriter, and minister known for his Afro-pop-, hip-hop-, and dance-influenced sound. Raised in Lagos, Nigeria, he started out as a rapper, and eventually transitioned to studio work singing backing vocals and later launched his own faith and worship-based performance career, debuting in 2007 with On the Rock, which featured the songs “Imaranma,” “Good Dey,” and “I Don Hammer.” He followed up with several equally popular albums including 2010’s Phenomenon, and 2013’s Justified. He’s married to gospel vocalist Jahdel. He worships with Believer’s Loveworld aka Christ Embassy wherein he’d won several Awards with his musical career: 2014 and 2015 Worship Song of the Year. In 2016, he released his fifth studio album, Victory.