Benny The Butcher Will Be At Summer Jam!
Real lyricism and storytelling still matter in a generation where it seems like
songs are taking over.
Benny The Butcher is putting Buffalo, New York on the map one bar at a time and this year he'll be blessing the Summer Jam stage.
Benny, 37, grew up on the east side of Buffalo, NY. By the age of ten, Benny knew that he wanted to be involved with music,
reports. The Brand points out that in the late 2000s, Benny went by B.E.N.N.Y. and released
The Mayor's Back
Things took a shift in 2014 when Westside Gunn founded Griselda Records, and they both self-released projects. In 2016, Benny released his album titled
My First Brick
, then he dropped
Butcher on Steroids
with D.J. Green Lantern mixtape in 2017. That same year, Griselda Records signed a deal with Eminem's Shady Records, a subsidiary of Interscope. Soon after he dropped his project
Tana Talk 3
which was produced by The Alchemist and Griselda associate Daringer. Roc Nation also notes after this project, Benny gained widespread attention.2019 was a MAJOR year for Benny. In June he released
The Plugs I Met
with guest features from rap greats like Black Thought, Pusha T, 38 Spesh, Jadakiss, and Conway The Machine. Two months later, Benny signed a management deal with Roc Nation. In 2021, Benny broke more barriers and signed a deal with Def Jam. Benny took to social media to share the news and thanked his Roc Nation fam as well as Snoop, who is an
Snoop shared reportedly shared the news on a podcast and spoke highly of Benny.Uncle Snoop said "I'm going to announce on your show that I just signed Benny the Butcher, and he is one of the hardest rappers up out of Buffalo, New York."
Benny's reaction to Def Jam:
n***a the new face of The Legendary Def Jam Records. Signed my major deal finally."
Some of Benny's notable songs include "Johnny P's Caddy" ft. J. Cole,"5 to 50," and more. Benny also created the
. What songs are you most excited to hear him perform?