Nigeria's Emmanuel Benjamin, aka Eben born on 9 September hails from Nigeria, is a father of one and a protege of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome , is a popular gospel vocalist, songwriter, and minister known for his Afro-pop-, hip-hop-, and dance-influenced sound. Raised in Lago, Nigeria, Eben started out as a rapper, and eventually transitioned to studio work singing backing vocals. From there, he launched his own faith and worship-based performance career, debuting in 2007 with On the Rock, which featured the songs "Imaranma," "Good Dey," and "I Don Hammer." He followed up with several equally popular albums including 2010's Phenomenon, and 2013's Justified. Also in 2013, he married fellow gospel vocalist Jahdiel. Magnified followed a year later. Along with his commercial success, Eben has garnered other plaudits including taking home a handful of Believers World Wide (BLW) awards including the 2014 and 2015 Worship Song of the Year. In 2016, he released his fifth studio album, Victory.