Bensoul is a Kenyan singer, songwriter, music producer and an instrumentalist. The singer has played instruments for various bands and artists. He has also written songs for giant musicians across east Africa.
During a recent interview in one of radio stations, Bensoul was exposed to music when he was young growing up in Embu town.
Bensoul Music Career Journey
The award-winning singer got exposed in matters music due to his passion for music, interest, quest for learning something new and interactions with music professionals such as H_Art The Band who has been in the music industry for longer.
Since he was a child, his father played the guitar and the mother sang in a choir.
He grew up listening to rumba, gospel music and other assorted types of music. Bensoul first started learning the guitar when he was in Class Six
After his high school education, he went to Nairobi where he met H_Art The Band and they became good friends.
He later joined Sauti Academy which elevated his signing by Sol Generation. His debut at Sol generation was on February 2019.Bensoul credited his success in music career to God.
Bensol has written songs for renowned musicians in the industry such as Sauti Sol, Kidum, Alikiba, Nyashinski, Benpol, H_Art the Band and Mercy Masika and many more.His recent hit Nairobi had him on spotlight after gaining 1 million views in 4 days.He has a impressive following on social media and almost 100,00 subscribers on Youtube.
Bensoul is secretive and therefore do not like keeping his personal matter in the public domain. Unverified sources have it that the singer is currently seeing someone. However, we could not verify and we shall update as soon as possible when we get this information.
Music Awards and Nominations
2017: Artist of the Year at the Café Ngoma Awards
2018: Collabo of the Year at the Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA)
2018: Artist of the Year at the Café Ngoma Awards