Born in the South East of England, Ben James is a rapper, producer and spoken word
poet. A person always eager to try his hand at any medium of creativity, he has always
found solace in his main interest of music. Hip Hop in particular has always felt like his
creative home, the craft he has been most drawn too throughout his life and his
achievements are testament to his dedication to it.
Ben has also been drawn to trying his hand at spoken word poetry. Winning his first poetry slam competition with his first written poem he was subsequently invited on to local radio. This was the beginning of many spoken word performances to come, and Ben being at home on stages across festivals, competitions and events.
Alongside being an artist in his own right in recent years Ben has been behind the scenes sharpening his tools and learning more about production and engineering. Turning his hand to helping other artists fulfil their vision by producing, designing, shooting/editing music videos, mixing and mastering their projects has enhanced his RawTalk legacy across a multitude of talents.
During this time of self development and discovery Ben was also sought after for his acting abilities and enjoyed featuring in some short films.
In 2020 we saw the vocal return of Ben James with his collaborative project titled ‘FndeF’ which he also co-produced. The year also saw a collection of features and further production credits on other artists songs/projects.
Now in 2021 Ben James continues on his journey that never fails to impress and entertain and is currently working with a collection of projects. The first of these not to be missed is his first album since his 2016 release ‘Second Star To The Right’. This latest project has been created with his good friend and collaborator ‘Pinkyman’, which is set to be released before the year is out.