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Date of Birth:
1977-01-10
Place of Birth:
Accra, Ghana

Rhiannon Afua "Rhian" Benson is a Ghanaian-British soul and jazz singer and songwriter.

She was born in Accra, Ghana. Her mother, Welsh was a singer, and her father was a guitarist.

She was raised in Ghana, India, where her family moved following a diplomatic posting of her father, and her mother's native United Kingdom, where she eventually settled. She started playing the piano, guitar and writing her own songs at a very early age and then proceeded to pursue a career in music. She attended the London School of Economics and gained a degree in econometrics.

Rhian also studied Economics through Harvard's extension certificate program. She was unable to complete due to the illness of her mother and worked at an investment bank.

In the United Kingdom, she was discovered by the Los Angeles-based record label, DKG Music while performing in small London clubs. She released her album Gold Coast recorded in, Los Angeles in 2003.

She released her second album, Hands Clean, on 14 February 2011 with Denmark's production duo, Jonas Rendbo, and Daniel Fridellhelp.

Discography Albums

2003: Gold Coast

2011: Hands Clean

Singles

2003: "Say How I Feel" – UK No. 27

2003: "Stealing My Piece Of Mind"

2011: "Better Without You"

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