He was born in Takoradi to the late Apostle James Aben Cobbinah Whajah and Mrs. Cynthia Cobbinah Whajah of the Apostolic Church Ghana. Benny Cobbs’ first love for music was expressed as a drummer for the Apostolic Church in Elmina, Cape Coast, a passion which developed into singing when he relocated to Accra in 2009 to serve under Rev. Isaac Opoku Obotuo of the In Him Is Life Church.
Benny is a die-hard fan of the sensational Ghanaian gospel group “Soul Winners” and was greatly inspired by the singing style of the former leader of the group (Appiah).
Contemporary Gospel Artiste Benny Cobbs (Benjamin Cobbinah), is an expressive singer, inspirational praise and worship leader, and songwriter who incorporates several genres into his sound.
Over the past decade, Benny Cobbs has developed his gift and has been a great blessing to the body of Christ. He has ministered with many great ministers/men of God; he ministered on Africa Worship with Dr. Sonnie Badu, Supernatural Empowerment Summit with Bishop Agyin Asare, AGLOW Ghana, just to mention a few.
ACCORDING TO BENNY, JESUS CHRIST IS HIS FIRST INSPIRATION. HE EXPLAINS THAT THE LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST WHILE ON EARTH AS WRITTEN IN THE HOLY BIBLE INSPIRES HIM AND DIRECTS HIS PATH IN THE WAY TO GO AND HOW TO APPROACH MUSIC IN THE INDUSTRY. HE MENTIONED JOE METTLE, OHEMAA MERCY, YAW SARPONG, DONNIE MCCLURKIN,, AND THE LATE DANNY NETTEY OF BLESSED MEMORY ARE ALSO GREAT PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE HIM A LOT.
October 2018, BennyCobbs recorded his debut album in a garage via a concept he called “Garagelive” and released his first single titled “Edin No” which is enjoying massive airplay in the country and available on all digital stores across the globe. The song talks about the power in the name of Jesus and seeks to encourage the listener to not doubt the power in the name of Jesus, the name above all names.