ARTISTS: BEN POL
CITY & COUNTRY: DAR ES SALAAMI, TANZANIA
Tanzanian born singer-songwriter star Ben Pol, joins forces with WildAid, Rockstar, OAS1SONE and over 80 African superstar singer-songwriters in a historic first-ever a world tour series of Premium Livestream Concerts, to lend their voices in support of Africa’s wildlife conservation, raise awareness for climate change and plastics pollution, and have their messaging, voices, music and live performances broadcast across several Pan African and global platforms.
Ben Pol, is a Tanzanian singer and songwriter. His previous release “Ningefanyaje”, featured Kenyan artist Avril and ranked #1 on Soundcity TV, Top 10 East and Africa Rox Countdown. He published Sophia in 2015. His other well-known hits include “Unanichora” ft. Joh Makini”, “Jikubali”, “Pete”, “Maneno”, “Samboira” and “Nikikupata”. In 2015 Ben Pol participated in Coke Studio Africa S3 alongside 25 top artists including Yemi Alade, Sauti Sol and Flavour. Dubbed the “Tanzania R&B prodigy” he partnered with Kenyan rapper Wangechi. Ben Pol has collaborated with Amos and Josh, Nameless, Avril (singer), the King Kaka, Chidinma as well as Baraka Da Prince, Jux, Joh Makini, Gnako, Maua Sama and Fid Q in Tanzania. He is the winner of three Tanzania Music Awards in 2011–13, with two AFRIMA 2015 nominations and one in 2014.
Ben Pol collaborated with Mr Eazi on the song Phone released in 2017. In February 2017 Ben Pol was mentioned by MTV Base Africa through their platforms as one of the Artists to watch in the year 2017. Ben Pol did another collaboration with Darassa in the song called Muziki; the song was released in December 2016. Nominated in Afrimma Awards in the categories of Song of the year and Best collaboration in Africa- Muziki by Ben Pol with Darassa. Nominated at the EATV Awards for Best male artist and Song of the year "Moyo mashine".
ABOUT WILD AFRICA FUND X ROCKSTAR
WildAid and Rockstar are bringing together artists and musicians from across Africa by lending their voices to support wildlife conservation and have their messaging and music broadcast across several African and global platforms. Thank you for joining us in raising awareness of this important cause.
ABOUT WILD AFRICA FUND
WildAid is an international wildlife conservation charity that specializes in mass media campaigns to protect wildlife, raise climate change and plastics pollution awareness. Animals like lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, hippos, and pangolins are all threatened by poaching and illegal trade, to speak up for our wildlife and encourage audiences to appreciate that the true value of wildlife lies in keeping it alive.
By lending your voice to our campaign you are joining a list of global and African ambassadors, including Harrison Ford, David Beckham, Eliud Kipchoge, Davido, Vinka, Jane Goodall, Jacky Chan, Karun, Lupita Nyong’o, Azawi, Djimon Hounsou, Yola Semedo, Ralph Fiennes, Nandy, Edward Norton, C4 Pedro, Jeremy Renner, Selmor Mtukudzi, Mayorkun, Tendai Mtawarira, Ben Pol, Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World), Karina Barbosa, Anita Jaxson, Sir Richard Branson, Ommy Dimpoz, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Melodie, Lang Lang, Kate Hudson, Odile Gertze, Maggie Q, Tyson Chandler, Yao Ming, Winnie Nwagi, Minnie Driver, Josh Duhamel, Danai Gurira (Black Panther), Aslay, Master Po Ping (Kung Fu Panda), Tara Kirk, Pau Gasol, Nvirii, Norman Reedus, Maurice Green, Kristen Bauer, Keegan Allen, Joakim Noah, Amitabh Bachchan, Amanda Beard, H_art The Band, Allen Johnson, Al Horford, Bo Derek amongst over 300 others of some of the world’s leading and most influential personalities from across the planet.
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