Ben Ogbeiwi is a seasoned musician able to play multiple instruments. His love for music started in the 80s and after a few years as a member of a church choir, he auditioned for and became a member of the group ‘Steve Rhodes Voices’ in 1990.
Uncle Ben as he is popularly known as, is a pitch pefect vocal expert, music coordinator, voice-over artiste, vocal arranger and the King Of Mean on West Africa’s Project Fame Academy.
A pitch perfect vocal expert, music coordinator (both spiritual & secular), vocal arranger, voice-over artiste and KING OF MEAN of the Project Fame Academy. As a choir boy in the Catholic Church, an opportunity to audition for the STEVE RHODES VOICES opened up for him.
The late Elder Steve Rhodes took him through the rigours of professional vocal training in the contemporary and jazz genres and he has since not looked back in this rich field of commercial and personal choice of career.
In order not to lose track of these genres, he joined the LAZ EKWUEME CHORALE to fortify his stand in the industry. Uncle Ben as he is popularly known as, is the leader of the acapella group CHORDWEBS and head of ADRENALINE, the first band to be engaged in a music reality show (MTN PROJECT FAME WEST AFRICA).Street Talents With Uncle Ben Ogbeiwi
This die hard talent hunter will stop at nothing to bring drama, tears and blood in order to make you the best you must be in the industry. For Uncle Ben,IF YOU CAN’T FACE THE PAINS THAT COME BEFORE SUCCESS, YOU DON’T DESERVE THE ENDLESS GAINS IT BRINGS.
He is the conductor of the SR ORCHESTRA, an ensemble of trained musicians put together by the music icon, composer and arranger, ELDER STEVE RHODES.
Some of his achievements are: SRV concerts: Federal Palace Hotels (1990), National Theatre (1992), UPS (1994), SR Orchestra St Moritz Style Awards (maiden edition), Virgin Nigeria, Metamorphosis, MUSON Jazz Festival 2005 Chordwebs: World Music Day (1999), Crack Ya Ribs (2003), Naughty By Nature Concert, MBGN, British Airways, Heineken (Lagos & P/H), Night of a Thousand Laughs, Kojo Williams, MTN Valentine Party, MTN Boat Cruise.
Laz Ekwueme Chorale: St John’s Passion (Akwa Ibom & Lagos), Night in Bethlehem, End-of-Year Party (former National Oil), Nestle Nig PLC, COJA.
Synergy/Gig Factor: MTN, Former V-Mobile, Cadbury Nig PLC, Phillips Conoco, First Bank, Union Bank, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Standard Chartered, Ecobank, Former Platinum Bank, Bates Cosse, former Tequila, RMD’s Made in Warri, CCNL,EXP Momentum, CMC Connect, NB PLC, BAT, Aishat Babangida, Leon Sullivan Summit, Eko Hotels & Suites, Virgin Atlantic, Thuraya, SR ORCHESTRA: Metamorphosis 1 & 2 ( MUSON CENTRE & NATIONAL THEATRE), AG BRICSCOE 50 years of excellence, VANGUARD AWARDS, Rivers State Government Hand-Over Ceremony, British Council, Ajumogobia Science Foundation Concert. Personal commitments: Ayo Bankole, Dare Art-Alade, Freestyle, Ige, Sasha S, O&U, & other individuals. Music Facilitator (HOUSE 4), Music Director, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, D.J role (Opera Wonyosi).
Voice coach: West African IDOLS Music facilitator: NOKIA FIRST CHANCE Presenter: CELEBRITY TAKES 2 Narrator: GULDER ULTIMATE SEARCH V Head of music: MTN PROJECT FAME WEST AFRICA.
VIDEO: “THE NIGHT SHOW” Featuring Ben Ogbeiwi of Project Fame (Pt. 1)
CREDIT: Wazobia TV