Musician and WildAid ambassador for Africa, elephants and lions
Ben Pol is a singer-songwriter from Tanzania. His mother was also a singer. He attended Tanzania House of Talents in Dar es Salaam and launched his singing career in 2009. Along with numerous nominations, Ben's songs have won him the Kilimanjaro Music Award twice, and in 2013 he also won Songwriter of the Year. In the same year, he won Best Entertainer of the Year in the Under 30 Youth Awards. He is also one of 26 African artists from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria and Mozambique selected to participate in season three of Coke Studio Africa, and he was named by MTV Base as an artist to watch in 2017.