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King Benj-I / Bio

King Benj-I started his musical journey in Kingston, Jamaica. By his early twenties, King Benj-I had become a well respected recording artist Worldwide.

In his early years he worked with well known producers such as: Jungalars, Jo Jo, Whittey and bands such as Revolution, Roots Radics, High Times & Black Culture.

Recorded for Legendary recording studios in Jamaica, Channel One & Harry J.
King Benj-I started his own recording label "Solid Rock" in JA with Raymond Smith that produced his first Classic hit single "Crazy Lover". A personal friend of Bob Marley,Gregory Isaacs, Computer Paul
Errol Dunkley, Josey Wales, Papa Toyan, Lee Van Cliff, Israel Vibration, Dennis Brown, Sanchez, Bunny Maloney, Teddy Brown, Val (Bass) Douglas,

Johnny Bull, Sister Carol, The Cables, The Melodians, Sugar Minott, Derick Hinds, Frankie Paul, and Denroy Morgan, Reggae Giants whom he grew up and worked with.

His works and successes have earned him the right to be among the Reggae Greats. His outlook on life and his concern about derogatory lyrics, influence progressive people

as they give him Nuff respect. His message, style and charisma is original. as he takes his music to higher heights. Read article in the Jamaica Star, April 2002 issue..

Home News Tribune Sept. 2004 issue.. Caribbean Life, May 2006 issue.. IView Magazine April 2008 issue.. In ‘84, King Benj-I left Jamaica for the United States, to conduct a world tour for his hit single "Crazy Lover" with Roots Radics Band He played alongside groups Ray, Goodman & Brown The Boss Bruce Springstein Queen Latifa. He released albums such as Reggae Girl, Outrage and

Racial Profiling His new works are ready for release. albums: Musical Revelation.
His remarkable stlye and upbeat rhythm differentiate him from many others as he rides on any rhythm. He has shown remarkable flexibility with a unique sound on many rhythm tracks.

General Info

Band Members
Vocals ( King Benj-i )
Artist Name
King Benj-I
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/kingbenji
Active Since
03/79
Genres
Reggae / Tronic 1 Records

Contact Info

Location
Perth Amboy, NJ
Manager
Tronic 1 Records