Benny The Butcher made a big move last month by signing with legendary Def Jam Records. Benny signed a collaboration with legendary Def Jam Records last month. No doubt this is a big move.
Snoop Dogg, current Executive Creative and Strategic Advisor to Def Jam Records, mediated this collaboration. Snoop Dogg, who set up this business because he wanted to revive the label, led the signing. Benny The Butcher’s signing was his first major label deal, and he said he was delighted to be joining the team.
Def Jam Records isn’t as big of a label as it used to be, and Benny The Butcher’s fans agree that this new deal will do him more harm than good. Benny The Butcher must have been offended by this, so he went to the story section of his Instagram account and enlightened his fans that he is carefully collaborating with Def Jam Records about the current situation.
“You n-ggas who be in my DMs, who be in my comments saying like, ‘Yo, don’t let Def Jam do this’ or ‘Don’t let Def Jam do that.’ What y’all on?” Benny asked. “What, you think a n-gga work this hard and was this self-made for this long to get somewhere and let somebody tell me, ‘You know what, you can’t do it like this no more, you gotta do it like this.”
He continued, “Y’all gotta use y’all fucking brains before y’all start thinking shit like that. I’m a boss. You feel what I’m saying? That’s how I got here, by making my own decisions, and they understand that so, stop saying shit just to say it.”
The signature, which became official on November 17, was announced to fans on Benny The Butcher’s Instagram account. “new face of Def Jam.” He gave this information to his fans.
Rick Ross Predicted Benny The Butcher Rise
Also, when Rick Ross threw a private party for his latest album “Richer Than I Ever Been” this month, he predicted Benny The Butcher’s rise.
“For the culture, it’s only right for an artist in my position to make sure I hand that baton off to a younger dude,” Ross said. “I feel like Benny The Butcher is one of the ones that I really feel is next, on some top three shit, and I’m just going by what the streets tell me, so why not, let’s get on a track and let’s exchange those bars.”
Def Jam Records hired Tunji Balogun as their new CEO in August. He took over from Paul Rosenberg, who was Eminem’s manager from 2018-2020.