Andre Benjamin

Andre came to Vancouver, B.C. by way of Detroit, Michigan. Andre' has been entertaining since his childhood days, singing first with his church choir and then his high school choir. For over the past 20 years, Andre' has traveled throughout the United States, Asia and Canada with several R&B-Funk & Gospel Bands. Several of Andre's bands have appeared as opening act for such groups as CON-FUNK-SHUN and CHERRY PIE. As well as being one of the lead vocalists for the group "Pillo Talk", Andre' performs with Riley & the Ryze Band, singing background vocals and solos. A major accomplishment was at this years "Vancouver Star Discovery" search at the P.N.E., where Andre' won 1st place in the adult division for his singing. Andre's career also includes acting, and he has co-starred in the Arts Club Theatre production of "Wang Dang Doodle", as well as touring with the productions of "Little Shop of Horrors", "Selma" and "Hair". His acting career has also led to many roles in film & television, and currently he is working on the new TV series "Stargate Atlantis".