BENNY THE BUTCHER & BLACK SOPRANO FAMILY RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘LONG LIVE DJ SHAY’ FEATURING APPEARANCES & PRODUCTION FROM WESTSIDE GUNN, CONWAY THE MACHINE, BOLDY JAMES, STOVE GOD COOKS, KRAYZIE BONE, ARMANI CAESAR, DJ PREMIER, THE ALCHEMIST, JANSPORT J TODAY
NEW VIDEO “PANDEMIC FLOW” FEAT CONWAY THE MACHINE & CORY GUNZ (PROD BY THE ALCHEMIST) ALSO RELEASED
(September, 9th 2022) Benny The Butcher and his Black Soprano Family (BSF) have released their biggest compilation project to date, Long Live DJ Shay, which is now available. BSF also released a video for “Pandemic Flow,” featuring Conway The Machine & Cory Gunz. “Pandemic Flow” is produced by The Alchemist.
Long Live DJ Shay, is a celebration of the legacy and impact of DJ Shay (RIP), not only for BSF and Griselda, but his lasting impact on the culture. Long Live DJ Shay is Benny’s Roc La Familia project, a warning shot for the streets that not only showcases himself and his label, but more importantly his burgeoning roster of talent; and those closely associated with him. Long Live DJ Shay features appearances and production from Benny and his BSF brethren along with Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, Boldy James, Stove God Cooks, Krayzie Bone, Armani Caesar, DJ Premier, The Alchemist & Jansport J.
“Long Live DJ Shay! We put so much into this knowing he is watching down on us, and I know this is gonna wake everyone up,” Benny The Butcher confidently asserts. “B$F is the biggest. I promise you we them ones. The album is top-notch; from production to the rhymes and it’s entirely mixed by the legendary Young Guru, so I know it’s gone pop out ya speakers the right way. “
No one questions Benny The Butcher’s stardom, but he is now officially an undisputed multi-hyphenate. His acting debut in Griselda’s first foray into motion pictures, Conflicted, set off an influx of acting offers. Benny also ushered in his new sports marketing agency, with clients consisting of NFL Players, BMX riders and freestyle skiers. Further, Benny was tapped by his beloved Buffalo Bills to create the team’s theme song as they make a push for the Super Bowl and became an official team spokesperson.
Keeping the plugs happy, Benny’s The Plugs I Met 2 sequel not only exceeded fan expectations, but was a press favorite; as it was included on EOY Best of 2021 lists from esteemed outlets such as New York Times, Complex, Stereogum, Spin, XXL and Hotnewhiphop (among many other esteemed outlets). Perhaps, Benny’s biggest moment was the announcement of his new solo deal with Snoop Dogg’s newly helmed Def Jam Records; and in Snoop’s first act as Def Jam President, was his signing of Benny to lead the label’s reiteration. That announcement lead to Snoop’s first Def Jam project Algorithm, which included Benny on the first-single “Murder Music” which also featured Jadakiss and Busta Rhymes. To cap off his unparalleled run, Benny was nominated for BET’s “Best New Artist” award for 2022.
Benny’s Black Soprano Family (consisting of Rick Hyde, Heem, Loveboat Luciano, Young World, Flexxbabyy, Cristina Mackey and its newest signees Fuego Base and ELCamino) imprint has experienced similar success, as projects from Heem (Long Story Short), Rick Hyde (Plates 2 & Stima), and their most recent collective effort, Trust The Sopranos, all debuted in the top 10 on DSP’s, and resulted in a 300% percent growth for all BSF artists on DSPs.
Also, please be sure to check out Benny’s YouTube page, as he and BSF will be releasing the first episode in a three-part series for their DJ Shay Documentary; which honors the success, influence, and legacy of DJ Shay. Shay was a man of many talents; teacher, father figure, friend, and musical influence. The documentary gives a rare, in-depth, and inside look into Shay’s life; successes, and trials and tribulations. Corresponding episode release announcements will be made by Benny & BSF.
Long Live DJ Shay is now available via BSF/MNRK Music Group.
Watch “Pandemic Flow” Video Featuring Conway The Machine & Cory Gunz (Prod The Alchemist): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9TjxVRn4NA
You can now purchase, stream, add and favorite Long Live DJ Shay at your preferred DSP: https://lnk.to/LLDJSHAY
Long Live DJ Shay TRACKLISTING:
Intro W/ Fuego Base FEAT Westside Gunn (Prod DJ Shay)
Shay Face W/ Rick Hyde & Benny The Butcher (Prod SixFiggaDigga)
297 Parkside W/ Rick Hyde & ELCamino FEAT Stove God Cooks (PROD Camoflauge Monk)
Danger Zone W/ Heem & Rick Hyde FEAT OT THE REAL (PROD Rick Hyde)
Pandemic Flow W/ Rick Hyde FEAT Conway The Machine & Cory Gunz (PROD The Alchemist)
Skit (Sit Down At Preemo)
Times Is Rough W/ Benny The Butcher, Rick Hyde & Heem (PROD DJ Premier)
Mustachios W/ Heem FEAT Boldy James & Chase Fetti (PROD DJ Shay)
Li-Lo W/ ELCamino & Loveboat Luciano FEAT Krayzie Bone (PROD Illtone716)
Respect To Shay (Joe Budden Skit)
Bigger BSF W/ Benny The Butcher, Rick Hyde & Heem FEAT Armani Caesar (PROD Rick Hyde)
Brody W/ Heem & ELCamino (PROD Jansport J)
Mr. Pyrex Man (PROD DJ Shay)
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