Benjamin Starr | Holy City Hip Hop
This extraordinary hip-hop performer accompanied by DJ D Dubb, raps to tell a story of anger, purpose, hope, and love… His lyrics are powerful and moving.
Born and raised in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, Benjamin Starr (Fitzgerald Wiggins) is one of the most talented emcees to emerge from the South in recent times. With a background drenched in soul, he paints a vivid picture of the trials and hurdles faced by many of his generation in a complicated America. Benjamin Starr merges his gifted song-writing abilities, lyricism, content and poetic delivery, weaving heart-pulsing stories of the “Highs and Lows” that accompany life in his shoes.
He’s gone on to garner an avid and growing fan base, thanks to an acclaimed catalog of music. With an abundance of talent and heavily influenced by artists like Tupac Shakur, Nas, Marvin Gaye, David Ruffin and others, Benjamin Starr is poised to etch his name into the halls of Hip-Hop history.
Click here to read a TEDxGreenville Q&A with Benjamin.