American rapper and actor Benny the Butcher has released his new track, “Back 2x”, featuring rapper Stove God Cooks off his third studio album, “Tana Talk 4.”
Born Jeremie Damon Pennick, Benny the Butcher is part of the hip hop group Griselda with frequent collaborators and first-cousins Westside Gunn and Conway the Machine. The rapper is also a part of the collective Black Soprano Family.
Benny the Butcher self-released his mixtapes in the late 2000s as B.E.N.N.Y., including The Mayor’s Back and Chains Bond. In 2014, Westside Gunn founded Griselda Records, through which Benny, Conway and Westside Gunn would self-release their own projects. In 2016, Benny released his album titled My First Brick followed by the mixtape Butcher on Steroids with DJ Green Lantern in 2017.
On March 3, 2017, Griselda (as a collective), as well as Pennick’s cousins Westside Gunn and Conway the Machine, signed a deal with Eminem’s Shady Records, a subsidiary of Interscope. In April 2017, Benny the Butcher and his collective Black Soprano Family signed a label deal with Entertainment One Music.
On November 23, 2018, he released his debut studio album Tana Talk 3, produced by The Alchemist and Griselda producer Daringer, and includes features from Westside Gunn, Conway the Machine and Royce da 5’9″. The album was critically acclaimed and brought widespread attention to the rapper.
On August 27, 2020, Benny the Butcher announced in an interview with Adam22 for No Jumper that he would release an album under eOne called Burden of Proof between late September and early October. The album was eventually released on October 16 to rave reviews.
On March 19, 2021, Benny the Butcher released the sequel to The Plugs I Met EP, with a collaboration EP with Harry Fraud, named The Plugs I Met 2. This EP received widespread critical acclaim from various music critics.
On November 12, 2021, he officially signed a record deal with Def Jam Recordings for upcoming releases. The label’s president, fellow American rapper Snoop Dogg, made the announcement on Joe Rogan’s podcast The Joe Rogan Experience a week after Benny the Butcher was featured on Snoop Dogg’s single “Murder Music” alongside Jadakiss and Busta Rhymes.
On January 28, 2022, Benny released the single, “Johnny P’s Caddy”, featuring J. Cole. The song’s title is a reference to the Cadillac Benny’s father would drive him and Westside Gunn around in as youngsters; Benny explained that the ride-arounds played a role in how his passion for music developed. The song serves as the first track on Benny’s third album, Tana Talk 4, which he has labeled “album of the year”.
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