Benny The Butcher

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Is A Rap American Idol Even Possible?

Twelve years ago, someone from MTV called me and asked me to come into their office. I went. I met Ashton Kutcher in the lobby.
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2019 - 2:27 pm

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The Wu-Tang Clan’s New Hulu Show Is Beautiful Mythmaking

There are many, many reasons why I love rap music. One of those reasons, I have learned, is this: At a young and formative age,…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2019 - 2:47 pm

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Benny The Butcher & Mach-Hommy, Keepers Of The East Coast Flame

Buffalo is not New York City. It's nowhere near New York City. It's not even coastal. Buffalo is closer to Toronto or Cleveland than it…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2019 - 11:12 am

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Stream Smoke DZA & Benny The Butcher’s Pete Rock-Produced Statue Of Limitations EP

Pete Rock has been making music since the late '80s, and he's one of the greatest rap producers of all time. Together with his rapping…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2019 - 11:05 am

Clipping. – “La Mala Ordina” (Feat. The Rita, Benny The Butcher, & Elcamino)

Experimental noise-rap trio Clipping. love to play around with the tropes and conventions of their genre. And on their upcoming album There Existed An Addiction
Peter Helman | September 12, 2019 - 10:49 am

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Benny The Butcher & Mach-Hommy, Keepers Of The East Coast Flame

Buffalo is not New York City. It's nowhere near New York City. It's not even coastal. Buffalo is closer to Toronto or Cleveland than it…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2019 - 11:12 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm

Stream Benny The Butcher’s The Plugs I Met EP

For the past few years, the Buffalo rapper Benny The Butcher (formerly just Benny) has been building a name for himself, releasing mixtapes and dropping…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2019 - 10:44 am