Pastor Benjamin Dube took some time to distribute food parcels that were sponsored by the Foodbank to the kids.
Reverend Benjamin Dube is a music ministerial visionary, anointed songwriter and singer, music producer, mentor/father and pastor to many musicians and an inspiration to secular artists in South Africa. A Gospel legend of Africa, Reverend Benjamin Dube began the journey of his calling in ministry in 1986.
Thirteen years later, he cut a deal with Harmony Records in New York, USA, under Epic Record label and recorded his first live album - "I Feel like Going On" which sold over platinum in RSA only. His music ministry has briskly grown internationally, in USA, Sweden, Netherlands, Paris, Australia, and Japan and has an office in London -UK.
Rev. Benjamin Dube was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 23, 1962 -the last of five siblings.
With his musical background, he has fifteen albums to his name, eight which are still in the market. I feel like going on -album sold Platinum (Harmony Records/Spirit Music), Praise Explosion 2002 -album sold Gold (Spirit music/Dube Connection, For every mountain ... thank you-album sold Platinum (Spirit music/Dube Connection), High Praise Explosion "Oh Bless Our God" -album sold Gold (Sony/Dube Connection).
Thrice he was nominated as a Finalist in the MTN-SAMA awards (2004/6) under the Best Contemporary Gospel category and received an award for Best Praise and Worship Album in 2007 and also received a Crown Gospel Music award for Best Praise and Worship Artist 2008. One gospel honored him with two awards, Gospel Legend Award and the Best Contemporary Artist.
Reverend Dube is the Owner of a label called Dube Connection cc. licensing to Sony BMG and Spirit Music. Through the label he employs his other aptitudes as songwriter, author, and producer/arranger, discovering and developing young talent. He has developed business partnership with Sony, Spirit Music, Gallo, EMI, BMG, SAMRO, SARRAL, and RISA.
He is the founder of Artist Hope Arise (AHA) in 2009 and also co-founded God's Worshipers Convocation (GWC) in 2009. The first Convocation was in September 2009 and is available on DVD.
Reverend Benjamin Dube has been a guest of several national television and radio programmes, and has made news in every newspaper and magazine in South Africa. In December 2004, Sunday Sun -Newspaper named him the most influential celebrity of the month with integrity.
Reverend Benjamin with his wife Thabile and four sons live in the south of Johannesburg, RSA.
Pastor Benjamin Duibe rehearsing with the Kids before the launch of his new album "In His Presence 2" on the 07th March 2010.