Singer wants to change Africa

Daniel Benon is a singer with a mission: He wants to use his music to change Africa for the better. PHOTO/NATION

What you need to know:

  • He fuses the adungu, a traditional Ugandan music instrument, into his more modern Afro-fusion beat. Benon says his love for Africa inspired his second album that features street children, some of whom he has taken under his wings to nurture their music talent.
  • Benon is the last born in a family of four. His music is a story of change and transformation in his life.
  • He was orphaned at a young age and was forced  to live at the mercy of his uncles, who, he says, did not treat him well.

Daniel Benon is a singer with a mission: He wants to use his music to change Africa for the better.

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