Welcome to Benny’s Crib, a RhymeBeat production. Grab a chair and join the genuine conversation. Conversation topics usually begin with hip hop, but may flow into art, life, love and overall philosophy. Get cozy, and thank you for being here!

 
 
 
 

EP 115: Bkap

 

Episode 115 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib. Bkap, a Massachusetts beatmaker and founder of ‘New England Noize,’ came thru this episode. We got-to-talkin about his early ties to Maine, linking with Spose and P Dank, bus drivers, diabetes, merch, Massachusetts hip hop, roast beef sandwiches, the genius of eLZhi, and an abundance of otha topics. Shoutout Soto on the theme song; infinite love to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance. Thanks to you for tuning in!

 
 
 
 

EP 114: Altered Gee

 

Episode 114 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib. Altered Gee (Teal Child, Bright Boy, Roach Dad) pulled up for this episode. We chatted about introductions + origin stories, Portland house parties, their stash of unreleased albums, Poptarts, Ruby Yacht tours, Sega game systems, Patrice Rushen, live performance goals, the chaos of youth, and countless other endeavors. Shoutout Soto on the theme song; infinite love to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance.

 
 
 
 

EP 113: Jahlil

 

Episode 113 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib. This episode features ‘Jahlil,’ an MC currently based in Maine with ties to the Northeast and Texas. Our interview touched upon the vagus nerve, pros and cons of life in the 207, his early inspirations, poetry memories, construction, working at Genius for a hot minute, plus more. Shoutout Soto on the theme song; infinite love to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance.

 
 
 
 

EP 112: Almond Butter Smooth

 

Episode 112 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib. This episode features hip hop artist and freestyle-lover ‘Almond Butter Smooth.’ We got-to-talking about freestyling (whouda thunk), energy, stretching, Graphic Melee, Damn Jam, Portland shizz, the phenomenon of gut bacteria, and many other rantings. Shoutout Soto on the theme song; infinite love to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance.

 
 
 
 

EP 111: YKN Gibby

 

Episode 111 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Portland-based hip hop artist ‘YKN Gibby’ pulled up this time around, and brought ‘YKN Pancho’ with him. We talked about his upbringing in Atlanta, the importance of authenticity, his latest EP, Portland shit, the magic of language, what “YKN” stands for, ribs, and tons more. Shoutout Soto on the theme song; infinite love to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance.