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 109: Krate Killer
Episode 109 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ 207 producer and musician ‘Krate Killer’ slid thru the crib this week. We chatted about different eras of The Alchemist, his background as a drummer, the importance of going to local shows, touring, upcoming collaborations, Barcelona, and a whole lot more! This podcast is sponsored by the delightful Yardie Ting. Much luv to y’all for supporting! Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance.
EP 108: Trevor Hill
Episode 108 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This time around we got Maine hip hop artist ‘Trevor Hill’ on the futon. Topics of conversation include Petey Pablo, hazardous Portland intersections, his collective ‘Flowershop’ and their latest album ‘Shopping For Flowers,’ the importance of discomfort, the genius of Prince, learning lessons while living in NYC, his upcoming mixtape ‘W.A.T.O.V.I.,’ and tons more! This podcast is sponsored by the beautiful Yardie Ting. Much luv to y’all. Big ups to Willow Pix on the video production assistance.
EP 107: Kristina Kentigian, Angelikah Fahray & Just Milk
Episode 107 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Special episode this time around – we got some repeat guests on the futon! In celebration of the show we’re all puttin on this Friday 2/17, had to get three Benny’s Crib alumni back at the crib. Maine-based musicians/artists Kristina Kentigian, Angelikah Fahray, and Just Milk discuss recent creative endeavors, our upcoming show at Blue, the genius of Missy Eliott, rapper workout regimens, the power of breathing, food from The Great Depression, favorite 207 artists, and much more! Big love to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Love y’all…see you next episode. Peace!
EP 106: COLDANDREW
Episode 106 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Guest for this episode is Portland-based DJ/producer COLDANDREW. Our conversation focused on everything from his recent ‘BOOTLEG RESOURCES’ projects, the transformative power of the Internet on the music industry, Sichuan Kitchen, the butterfly effect, early millennium Portland stories, censorship, and a plethora of other topics.
Go peep COLDANDREW’s new tapes on his Bandcamp page, and if you’re in Portland on 12/7, go hit ‘Stereo Dreams’ at Sun Tiki Studios. Major gratitude to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Love y’all…see you next episode. Peace!
EP 105: Ryan Adams
Episode 105 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Guest for this episode is 207 painter/muralist/graffiti artist ‘Ryan Adams.’ Our discussion touched on growing up in Portland during the 80s/90s, how a leg-break changed his entire life, the infinite importance of MF DOOM, performance activism in Portland, breakfast burritos, how he developed his ‘gem’ style, his current solo exhibition ‘Second Season,’ and too many other tangents.
Adams’ exhibition is currently up at Notch8 Gallery in Portland until November 12th. Benny’s Crib is sponsored by Yardie Ting…go and getchu a hot plate of curry aight? Thanks fo listening y’all. #207TilInfinity
EP 104: Grand Vizier
Episode 104 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ We got Maine producer/musician/artist ‘Grand Vizier’ on the futon this week. Interview topics detailed his cinematic new album Lies! Spies! And Private Eyes: Music to Investigate To, getting healthy, finding an early love for samplers/synths/gear, nursing school, 90s hip hop, the power of language, crate digging in Portland, and a cornucopia of others! Purchase Grand Vizier’s new album on Bandcamp today. Benny’s Crib is sponsored by Yardie Ting…top floor of the Portland Public Market…go show some love! #207TilInfinity
EP 103: KevCoast
Episode 103 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode’s guest is 207-based hip hop artist/vocalist ‘KevCoast.’ Our conversation expanded over a plethora of topics, including Limewire, self-care, his extensive travels, healing + grief, his latest project ‘Hibiscus Samurai: Spaceship Music,’ maintaining an open mind, and much more! Benny’s Crib is sponsored by Yardie Ting…thanks for listening y’all and go getchu a patty! #207TilInfinity
EP 102: Matt Giard
Episode 102 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week’s episode features 207 vocalist/songwriter ‘Matt Giard.’ Our talk touched upon favorite mixtapes and blogs from high school, collabing with other 207 artists, growing up in the CD era, random Maine geography, his brand new self-titled album, deleting old music, his hatred of cheese, and countless other topics. This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting…thanks for listening y’all! #207TilInfinity
EP 101: Timezone Studios
Episode 101 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This time around we have the homies from Timezone Studios at the crib, Y2KRAZY (Cardiac x Y2KJALEN) and Super Permy respectfully. We chatted about a unified love for OutKast, brotherly bonds, Permy’s upcoming new tape, how they got their studio, working with other artists in the 207 scene, favorite late-night snacks, Memphis hip hop, and that’s just the beginning yo. This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting…thanks for listening y’all! #207TilInfinity