Haiti’s prime minister, Ariel Henry, described the artist as “a great reference for Haitian music.”
Haitian singer Michael Benjamin, better known as Mikaben, passed away at 41 years, shortly after losing consciousness during a concert in which he participated last Saturday in Paris, France.
” Last night, during the concert of Carimi, one of the singers, Michael Benjamin, Mikaben is his stage name, died after feeling unwell on stage and despite the intervention of the emergency services,” confirmed a spokesman for the venue where the singer was performing, the Accor Arena. , on his Twitter account.
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According to The Guardian, Benjamin, who is survived by his pregnant wife and two children, apparently suffered cardiac arrest.
“I am devastated by the news of the sudden death of the young and very talented artist Michael Benjamin, ‘Mikaben’. He is a great referent of Haitian music who has just passed away,” Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry tweeted.