Benjamin Dube Biography
Benjamin Dube (Reverend Benjamin Dube) was born on 23rd January 1962. He is a gospel songwriter, singer, music producer and pastor.He is the founder and CEO of High Praise Centre in Boksburg, Johannesburg: a non-profit organization that addresses the spiritual needs of men, women and children.
He is the owner of Dube Connection; a music label licensing to SonyBMG and Spirit Music.
Benjamin Dube Education Background
He is undertaking Degree in Psychology.
In 1986 he began his calling in Ministry and recorded his first single ‘Holy Spirit’ which became a hit song and chart buster on local radio stations.
Thirteen years later he cut a deal with Harmony Records in New York USA under Epic RecordLabel and recorded his first live album – “I Feel Like Going On” which sold over platinum in RSA only.
He is also an itinerary speaker. He has spoken in president Nelson Mandela’s “Freedom of the City” award presentation.
In 2009 he founded Artist Hope Arise (AHA) and also co-founded God’s worshipers Convocation (GWC)
Benjamin Dube Songs
- Lona Baratang Ho Phela
- Wena Uyingcwele
- Yebo Linamandla
- I Know Only You
- I’ll Rise Again
- This is my Time
- Release My Soul
- Who’s Right
- Medley: I Bless Your Name
- It’s All Right
- It Is Good To Say Thank You
- Body Praising
- Uthando Luka BABA
Benjamin Dube Awards
2009: Best Male Artist at the Crown Gospel Music Awards
2009: He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Crown Gospel Music Awards.
2007: Best Praise and Worship Album at the MTN-SAMA Awards.
2008: Best Praise and Worship Artist at Crown Gospel Music Award.
Benjamin Dube Family
He is married to his wife Thabile and they have four sons. He has divorced twice and uses his experience to counsel people on matters pertaining to marriage.
He is one of the richest Gospel artists in South Africa with an estimated net worth of $110 Million (as of 2013).