Benny The Butcher opens up about recently getting shot in Houston, Texas.
During an interview on the Joe Budden podcast, Butcher shares that he realizes he’s in a different arena now that he’s a rapper. “It’s like I tell n***as, I really ain’t feel Famous until I got shot. I been through the streets. I done took all kind of dope from n***as, I done did all shit to n***as, and they didn’t shoot me until I became a rapper. So I realize I’m in a different arena and I gotta play that way.
“I see myself as one thing and the world see me as a different thing,” he continues. “Ain’t no manual for this shit.” When Budden asks if the shooting affected Benny his mental, the Butcher affirms. “Yes it do,” he states. “It make you become somebody you don’t want to be. Shit crazy. But fuck all that, I’m in good spirits.”
One of the host of the Joe Budden podcast, Mal, also ask Benny about his recent meeting with Rick Ross. Butcher didn’t share too many details, “We just chillin’ man. That’s the biggest house I’ve ever been in. We in that motherfucker eating and smoking and kicking it.”
Check out the full episode below.