Benard Michael Paul Mnyang’anga popularly known by his stage name Ben Pol, is a prolific singer, songwriter and performer in Tanzania. His genre of music is Bongo Flava a very popular hip hop wave in Tanzania. He has been opportune to perform on stage with top African artist. Music to him came like an act of seeking refuge from his thought during the hard times. Then he realized he was really good with it and a friend introduced him to a studio manager who helped record his first single.
Ben pol was born in the early 90s in a small village in Tanzania. He didn’t let his noble beginning stop him has he went after his dream of being a musician. His major influence have been top legendary artistes in Africa. He has been able to make collaborations with artist both in Africa and International.
Ben Pol started his career in the music industry by performing at pubs and hangout spots while also joining the church choir has a vocalist. His first major breakthrough in the music industry came after the release of his hit song “Wapo” which received many airplays in the media in Tanzania and made him one of the most sort after artiste in the industry. Since then he has gone on to release various hit songs that are still trending in the Tanzanian music scene till date. His songs have also been used has soundtracks for movies.
Ben pol has been able to release hit singles like Jijubali, Samboira, Unanichora which saw him team up with Unanichora, Nikikupata just to mention a few, this songs have gone on to top charts in the Bongo Flava top territories
Ben Pol has gone on to get himself various award recognition since the time of his debut, for instance his recently released single “Ningefanyaje” which saw him team up with Avril ranked high on top African music charts. Also have gotten nominations in top African award shows. He has also gotten himself various endorsement deals with top brands across Africa. He has also got several nominations for the Afrima award.
Ben Pol’s Net worth as of recent is about 500,000 US dollars. This is calculated from his studio album sales, his endorsement deals, video views on youtube and property/ investment owned by him. This artiste have done well for himself financially and is one of the most influential artists in Tanzania. Here are the best songs by Ben Sol.
2. MOYO MASHINE
3. SANA FEATURING TIMAYA
5. WHY FEATURING HARMONIZE
6. BADO KIDOGO FEATURING WYSE
8. PHONE FEATURING MR EAZI
- SIO MBAYA FEATURING THE MAFIK
Ben Sol is one of the artist under the Bongo Flava music genre that has done well for himself even with his humble beginning. With every album release and singles releases he has climbed up the ladder in the music scene in Tanzania and is one of the most sort after artist In the region.
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