Gospel Artiste of The Week: EBENDOD Media
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For today, we will be taking a closer look at our ARTISTE OF THE WEEK simply known as EBEN
Eben, christened Emmanuel Benjamin, hails from Nigeria and he is a father of one, a protege of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. The multi-award gospel musician is the founder of his own record label, Hammer House of Rock. The talented gospel singer has carved a successful and righteous niche for himself in the Nigerian gospel music scene and internationally too.
Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Emmanuel Benjamin a.k.a Eben:
1. Eben was born as Emmanuel Benjamin on 9 September in Nigeria.
2. He is the 5th child of 6 children. He was raised in a family where Christian principles were nurtured and encouraged.
3. In 1997, he started singing at the youth choir of Winner’ Chapel in Nigeria. In 2006 he became a member of Christ Embassy founded by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
4. He started off as a rapper and was mentored by his older brother but later went on to sing gospel.
5. Before breaking through stardom, he worked as a studio background vocalist and also recorded a duo album titled “Spirit, Soul and Body”.
6. He is the founder of Hammer House of Rock and has a business venture called the Hammer House Ventures.
7. His debut album “Phenomenon” features gospel musicians like Jahdiel, Dusky, MI and Iyn. The album went on to win an award at the Nigeria Gospel Music Award.
8. His album “Magnified” was well received and topped many gospel music charts both locally and internationally.
9. He is married to Jahdiel, a Nigerian gospel musician and they are gifted with a baby boy.
10. 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 the year 2014, he won the Album of the Year at the Crystal Awards.
Now you know Eben better and how he started until he got to stardom.
Stay tuned to this page until we come your way again with another sizzling artiste of the week. Remain blessed!