Chijioke Benson Ihiechi a.k.a Lumen Great*

Born Chijioke Benson Ihiechi, but known to the world as Lumen Great, the music maestro from Ahiara, Ahiazu Mbaise, Imo State has illuminated the world with his talent and passion for music. From his humble beginnings as a chorister in St. Brigid’s Nursery and Primary School Nnarambia, Chijioke’s journey to becoming Lumen Great has been a testament to perseverance, creativity, and unwavering dedication.

At the tender age of 6, Chijioke’s love affair with music began as he lent his voice to the choir, laying the foundation for what would become a remarkable musical career. It was during these formative years that the seeds of his musical genius were sown, nurtured by the rich melodies and harmonies of his surroundings.

As he grew older, Chijioke’s passion for music only intensified. At the age of 15, he penned his first masterpiece, “More Than Gold,” a testament to his innate songwriting prowess. However, financial constraints delayed its release, a hurdle that would only serve to fuel his determination to succeed in the face of adversity.

Despite the challenges, Chijioke remained undeterred, pursuing his musical aspirations while also excelling academically as a student at the Federal University of Technology Owerri. Balancing the demands of education with his passion for music, he honed his craft, refining his skills as both a songwriter and performer.

In 2024, Lumen Great marked a milestone in his career with the release of his 10th single, “God On My Matter,” a testament to his unwavering faith and resilience. With each lyric and melody, he continues to captivate audiences around the globe, spreading his message of hope, love, and positivity.

From the corridors of St. Brigid’s Nursery and Primary School to the stages of the world, Lumen Great’s journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring musicians everywhere. With his soul-stirring music and unwavering determination, he continues to shine brightly, illuminating the world with his undeniable talent and passion for music.

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