Emmanuel Benjamin known professionally as Eben is no doubt one of the popular gospel singer in Nigeria. He is known for his Afro-pop, hip-hop and dance influenced sound.
The talented singer started out as a rapper, and eventually transitioned to studio work singing backing vocals. From there, he launched his own faith and worship-based performance career, debuting in 2007 with On the Rock, which featured the songs “Imaranma,” “God Dey,” and “I Don Hammer”.
This seasoned song artist is the CEO of Hammer House records and Hammer House Ventures. And he has graced platforms with Nigerian contemporaries such as Frank Edward, Sinach, Samsong, Sammie Okposo, Jahdiel, TSharp, and even legendary icons such as Onyeka Onwenu, Sunny Nneji and several others.
Before the singer became a star, he was privileged to minister at Pastor Chris’ phenomenal meetings with several thousands and millions in attendance, such as Night of Bliss events and Higher Life Conference’s in several parts of the world.
It is worthy to note that the singer is married to fellow gospel vocalist Jahdiel.
Eben came into limelight right after his first major public appearance, at a Youth Conference organised by Pastor Chris in 2005 where ‘IMARAMA’ was first heard, he released his first album; ‘ON THE ROCK’ the following year which was a national success.
He has won multiple awards for his great work. in 2013, he won the Best West Africa award at the Africa Gospel Music Awards and in 2014, he won the Album of the year at the Crystal Awards.
Listen to some of his songs below;