Lionel Benjamin died while performing at the Carimi event in Paris. Haitian singer Michael Benjamin – Michael Benjamin dies during Carimi show in France, Carel Pèdre from Paris announced.
Mikaben, before he fell victim to a heart attack, was beaming in the room of the concert that gathered hundreds of spectators on Saturday night.
Born in Port-au-Prince in 1981, the young multi-talented artist is the son of the famous singer Lionel Benjamin and plays piano, guitar, bass and drums.
His name was Mika, then Mikaben, he wrote his first song at the age of 15 and presented himself to the public on the Telemax TV channel’s Christmas contest with his song “Nwèl Tristès”, which won fourth place.
Rescuers rushed to the scene but were unable to save the singer.
It will be an evening of celebration and music around Haitian music. A night interrupted by a tragedy. When he had just performed his hit “Ou pati” on the album Haitian Bard, which made him known to many in Guadeloupe, Karimi invited singer Michael Benjamin to crash on stage.
Soon he was rescued by emergency personnel, leaving a stunned room… Singer fans were stunned. Some people pray and have a lot of questions.
Until the terrible announcement. Michael Benjamin did not survive his discomfort, Mikaben said.
His performance, which fell apart a few minutes ago, left the stage.
Mikaben was born in Port-au-Prince in 1981, son of the famous singer Lionel Benjamin. Everything at hand, he played several instruments from an early age. He wrote his first song at the age of 15.
Prime Minister Ariel Henry reacts to news of the singer’s death.