Benjamin Jones (@benn.jonees)

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Rap is a form of poetry. Rappers use this genre of music to rap about their experiences, past, and struggle coupled with a good and catchy beat. Due to the nature of the music, rap fans have increased over the years and more and more people are becoming interested in rap music.

Benjamin Jones has entered the rap field and is set out to be the next big rap name from Australia. Benjamin was born on 6th January 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya. He was inspired by the styles of music native to the country such as reggae, dancehall, and afro music. Growing up listening to these types of music, he vowed to cherish the musical melodies by producing quality rap music mixed with these styles.

Benjamin is known professionally as Ben Jones. He is a professional rapper and dancehall recording artist residing in Cairns, Australia. He has burnt the midnight oil to get where he is today through a lot of struggles.

While living in Australia, Benjamin realized his true passion and love was rap music. Due to his Kenyan heritage, he mixes and creates a unique blend of rap music with reggae, dancehall, and afro music. It is his multicultural identity which makes Benjamin very unique and he stands out from other rappers. His ability to create unique music just by mashing genres together is very distinguished.

Due to his talent and hard work, he has achieved a lot of milestones. He has accumulated over 300,000 streams on his songs on all platforms. On Spotify, he has over 18,000 monthly listeners. It is interesting to note that even though Ben himself is Kenyan and lives in Australia, a large proportion of his listeners are from Turkey and the United States. This means that his music is very relevant and relatable to people from all around the world.

He has been working day and night in the studio to make popular and hit songs such as “Rick & Morty”, “So Tight” and “Hurt”. He uses his past experiences and struggles to write the lyrics of his songs in hopes that they have the ability to inspire people. He also likes to collaborate with other talented artists to create a fresh and upbeat song. In the past he has collaborated with a lot of artists such as “$EGA, J Woody, The Church at Lake Travis, Katie Jones, Oscar Smith and more artists to create beats and songs which are unprecedented and unheard. According to Triple j Unearthed, he is heavily inspired by Tyga, Wizkid, Burnaboy, and Logic.

Ben recalls that he was calling Davo, the rapper, who is very famous for working with Tory Lanez and Pop Smoke. While the discussion went on, he realized that he heard the famous rapper Tory Lanez in the background recording music. He will forever remember this moment.

Ben Jones recently dropped the new song “Up North” featuring J Woody which was loved and appreciated by rap fans and hip hop fans from all over the globe. He has released other upbeat and catchy songs as well which has led to Ben becoming popular in the music industry at just 17 years old. He has over 11,000 followers on Instagram; he uses this platform to share updates of his life to his fans and followers. He lets people get a glimpse of what it is like to live a life as a 17-year-old rapper in today’s day and age. He can be followed at @benn.jonees

He also likes to entertain his fans and followers on the platform ‘TikTok’. He makes small and entertaining videos to light up his followers’ day. He also likes to participate in viral and trendy challenges, such as “Flip the Switch” and he posts a day to day videos to entertain his followers. Some of his videos are very popular and can even reach up to over 19,000 views on the platform. He can be followed at @ben.jonees

To add to this, at such a young age, he has achieved over 30,000 views on his YouTube Channel. His fans and followers are heads over heels in love with Ben’s music. These statistics are proof of this statement. He can be searched up on YouTube by his professional name, Ben Jones.

Ben Jones is truly an inspiration for young people across the world. He shows that if you believe in your dreams, you can achieve anything. It is astounding how a 17-year-old is going to be the next big rapper in Australia. To see more of his music, he can be looked up at his website: https://www.benjones.online/music.

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