Born Kawsu Ceesay, this sprouting star’s musical career began at his childhood. It was not a coincidence that he found himself in the center of a dancehall loving town-Brikama, which is the home to some of the country’s finest talents like the Don of the game-Rebellion D’ Recaller, Hurricane, you name it.
Benjamin’s ever increasing fan base in the country is just amazing. He is loved by the youths, elders and above all reggae queens. According to many, he has been a keen music lover at an early age, spending most of his time watching reggae music videos and listening to dancehall music.
This according Benjamin had greatly motivated him as well as further enhance his interest in music especially when he turned 13. This period he said marked the turning point in his life as it was at this age that he started to realize and pursue his hidden talent and destiny.
He was a member of the Frontline Crew, a music movement that produces some of the Gambia’s finest reggae dancehall stars. From there, the youngster took a giant step towards his dreams. This naturally talented young Gambian musician is no doubt the king of the dancehall at the moment as rightly put in one of his songs. “I am called by the music and I have no option but to answer. Music is in my life,” says Benjamin in one of his interviews.
Benjamin’s ever increasing popularity has gone beyond the borders of this country and he is widely known and featured in a number of international collabo projects. And in most of these projects, he steals the show thanks to his creative style and distinctive melodious songs.
He earlier dropped a track on the ‘Guidance Riddim’, which has been released by the label, as well as on ‘The Answering Riddim’ both of which have stormed the country’s airwaves. Watch out for more sounds from this inspirational star.