The King Has Risen To Take The Throne

Featured artist: iamkingbenny – The King Has Risen To Take The Throne

As part of our ongoing “Raps New Generation” series, today we sat down with the upcoming underground artist iamkingbenny from Chicago to talk about his recent music, his upcoming projects, his career advice and his overall experiences being in the music industry and he did not disappoint…

Thanks for taking the time to talk with us, iamkingbenny! Let’s go back to the beginning of your career. How did you decide to become an artist?

iamkingbenny: I've always had a way with word since a youngster. So I decided to use my words to make my statements for me!

The best advice that I recieved was to be genuine in my lyrics and tell the truth when I rap…It's hard to be a full time killer and drug dealer with major responsibilities!


What about concerts? Do you play live?

I just recently did an open mic at a place called Grouchos Bar & Grill and the atmosphere was epic! I try to do as many open mics as I can so that I can network with other people in the industry.

Best punchline you ever wrote?

And I meant that!


What are you currently working on? Did you release something in the past?

Right now I'm working on an EP with my little brother whose also an artist. We just feel it's time to take that drill rap stigma off of Chicago artists!

Last but not least: Would you sign a record contract with a major label?

I would be apart of a label but I think being independent holds longevity as long as you stay consistent.

Any last words?

Shout out the entire 5ivedeep, B.O.E movement. Also much love to Trigga So, Mimi Le Grand, Xues Alchemy and C-Rizz.

Where can we contact you?

iamkingbenny: Listen to G.T.B FREESTYLE by iamkingbenny #np on #SoundCloud

Thank you for your time. We wish you and your career the success it deserves.

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