Benson Ira Iji born February 18 in Makurdi, Benue State, North-Central Nigeria as the fourth son to a music inclined Christian family of six sons. Better known by his stage name Kode 5 (which connotes the never ending grace of God, is a Nigerian Christian Hip Hop and Afro Sensation Songwriter, Recording Artiste and Music Executive from Benue State, Nigeria.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the Benue State University.
Leader of the music group Casa De Kode. Started writing music in 2005, recorded his first single in 2016, (Black Maria). 2017 My G.R.I.N.D(My God Really Is Not Dead). 2020 Good Love, Don’t Leave me and Jo(ft Oyije).
His Debut Album titled Pitched on the Pinnacle, a 15 track album reminds us that we are cities set upon the hill that can not be hidden as written in Matthew 5:14, was released on the 6th of December, 2020.