400+ venue appearances
2 decades of experience
50+ genresRyan Bensimon known professionally as Ben Fonnix is an American born DJ & personality.
He has established himself as one of the top Open Format Deejays in South Africa playing over
50 genre’s with a massive collection of music & Knowledge.From 2004 to 2012 he was one of the headlining residents for Rage Festival & was actively
involved in promoting and organising some of the most iconic events of the period, creating a growth platform for many
established DJ’s and producers. Since this residency Ben has played alongside many huge local and international DJs ,

producers, performers, rappers & singers.

In 2012 he hosted a street party with One Productions which attracted 7000 attendees, This event called Strictly Street
featured artists such as Mi Casa, Locnville, Roger Goode, DJ Kent & Euphonik.

In 2014/2015 Ben performed for a party at Mekka in Miami and was also a guest DJ at the Iconic and since closed
Off the Hookah in West Palm Beach.

In 2016 he moved into the corporate & wedding space and since then has played for some of the biggest
companies in the country and many high profile weddings & events.

Ben has worked hard to ensure his association with brands of the highest calibre.

A few 2022 Highlights:
– DJ Residency for the Mable group (Saint & Zioux)
– Playing for the Black Coffee & Sona celebration dinner for track featured on Drake’s new album ”Honestly, Nevermind”
– Playing for the J something listening evening for his new album “Indoors”
– Signing exclusively with Flipside Management