Defined as a border-breaking musician and percussionist, Ben is known for his contemporary African drumming, explosive burning rhythms and cutting edge hybrid drumming techniques.
Ben’s solo act - ‘One Man Tribe’ presents his innovative drumming style, playing a set of 10 different African drums simultaneously, creating a massive sound of a tribe of drummers inspired by the deep Senegalese drumming traditions.
In January 2020, Ben gained national recognition in Senegal after being featured on famous Senegalese TV shows with millions of viewers and having solo shows around the capital, Dakar. His activity in Senegal led to a personal meeting with Youssou N'Dour and musical collaborations with Cheikh Lo, Omar Pene, Awadi and Doudou Ndiaye Rose.
Ben’s drumming style is considered as the ‘next generation’ of Senegalese drumming. His creation has been acknowledged and approved by master drummers Doudou N'Diaye Rose, Ali Ndiaye Rose and famous Senegalese drummer families.