Big Ben (of South Folkz)

Big Ben (of South Folkz)

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REVOLUTIONARY!!! "We have substance and it seems like no one has that these days. Our music is heartfelt and also very marketable." Big Ben

Biography


After 10 months in Baghdad, Iraq Thomas “Big Ben” Benjamin has successfully completed two albums and two side projects for other up and coming musical artists. With everything that is happening around him such as attacks, life threatening missions, and limited time, he still works hard to pursue his dreams. “Big Ben” the all-around, gifted, outgoing, hardworking individual has a lot to offer to the music industry. “‘Don’t live a life, live a legacy’ this motto keeps me determined and focused in EVERYTHING that I do,” says the mastermind himself. The 23 year old hit maker has dedicated fans around the United States. “You have a talent like no other!” says fan.

Before the deployment to Iraq, Big Ben also created remarkable beats for Southern Folkz. This is a devoted duo that constant of Thomas”Big Ben” Benjamin and Richard “Kinfolk” Jackson, who met in 2001 in Ft Hood, Texas. The duo has performed for local soldiers on various deployment and other local events.

With an invincible drive, Thomas reveals through his music how his pathway to an accomplished life, love, and success are critical to the glory of his victory. Thomas, a South Carolina native is on his way to the top with the help from up above. He has the sound, style, and culture of today’s hip-hop times two! Blessed with a creative passion, the producer/ rapper has a powerful gift to share with the world that is as natural to him as the air he breathes.

Currently still in Baghdad, Iraq scheduled to return to Ft. Hood in early March, he is planning to return to complete the mission he started which is to live his dreams. No matter what it takes he will accomplish that and more!

Written By: Kateshia Greene

Discography


Front Porch (2003) produced by Thomas Benjamin; written by Thomas Benjamin and Richard Jackson
Live from Baghdad Mix tape Vol. 1&2 (2004) written and produced by Thomas Benjamin and MA Wells (Recorded in Baghdad, Iraq)
Struggle Music (2004) written and produced by Thomas Benjamin (Recorded in Baghdad, Iraq)

Set List

Love Song (3 minutes)
Front Porch (4 minutes)
Baby Mama Song (3 minutes 30 seconds)
Lend Me a Cigarette (2 minutes)