Had a song appear in the popular action sequel "Kick-Ass 2"
Had one of his songs appear in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery"
Composed the music for the Brazilian musical film "Som Alucinante"
Released his debut album Samba Esquema Novo
Popular songs include "Take It Easy My Brother Charles" and "Menina Mulher Da Pele Preta".
Known for such albums as "Ãfrica Brasil" and "Puro Suingue"
Jorge Ben was a popular Brazilian musician whose work has been sampled by various d.j.'s throughout the world.
During a 2011 visit to Brazil, President Obama mentioned Ben's name in a nationally televised speech.