Just recently, Joseph Benjamin, who is a well known Multi award-winning actor, Singer, voice over artist and television presenter, has set to release his long awaited audio track ‘I will praise’, the song which he described as ‘a direct call to heaven through praise’ and was recorded in collaboration With a gospel Minister, Nana Adwoa who is based in the US .
All along, right from an early age, Joseph has sourced for fame through entertainment. He, however, kicked off his career in acting around 1995 by taking a role in the movie titled, “Crossroads”. Shortly after, he began to pursue a full-time career in modeling and acting for television commercials in the print ads industry of Nigeria.
Joseph has worked so hard to be a figure in the entertainment industry and this led him to begin venturing into other dimensions. He took the role of the (“Banker”) in the popular TV show (“Deal or No Deal”). While working on the show, there was a developed desire to express himself which got intensified as his love for music began to grow.
However, Joseph had enjoyed a successful career by winning several local and international awards alongside other recognitions.
His undoubtedly love for music and passion for God has seen him stand for truth and also express it through his morally driven lifestyle and music. He debuted his music in 2016, with two singles. So in Love (A song that expresses his love for God)Joy (A song of encouragement and hope), in addition, his latest single ‘I pour my love on you’ is currently blessing lives and making waves across the nation.
While reminiscing on the inspiration behind the song, Joseph Benjamin said: ’I got this song in the heat of the pandemic. I thought about a song that will be a source of encouragement and also a praise to God for what he has done. So when this came, I immediately knew this was it and I also wanted it to be a collaboration”.
Talking about his collaboration with gospel Ghanaian Us-based singer, Nana Adwoa, Joseph added, ‘I wanted to do something a little different from just being specifically Nigerian. I wanted a song that will appeal to not just Nigerians. Moreso, I am very connected to the Ghanaian Community, my wife is Ghanaian. Nigerians also share almost similar values and sound in music with Ghanaians. So it just sat right in a good place to make it somewhat of a West African collaboration”.