Heralded as the savior of “coke rapper,” Benny The Butcher hails from Upstate New York — Buffalo, to be more specific.
His street narrative coupled with the boom-bap is akin to East Coast’s Golden Age of Hip Hop.
Dive into Benny The Butcher’s wiki-style biography to learn more about him!
How Old Is Benny The Butcher? Wiki, Real Name, Siblings & Parents
Benny The Butcher was born with the real name Jeremy Pennick in 1985. The “Rubber Bands & Weight” rapper turned 34 years of age on 27th November 2019.
Raised by a single mother who was an addict, Benny grew up alongside his seven siblings. At age 21, he lost his older brother Machine Gun Black to a drive-by shooting.
His biological parents separated long before Benny reached his teens. Without proper guardianship and with the necessity to provide for himself, he took up drug dealing.
Benny’s unruly ways eventually caught up to him. By age 21, he was serving sentences for federal level crimes.
How Much Is Benny The Butcher Net Worth? Albums, Songs + Tour
Around the late 2000s, Benny The Butcher reverted his focus to making music. His first two full-length albums “Chains Bond” and “The Mayor’s Back” under the moniker B.E.N.N.Y. created a buzz.
Everything indicated towards rap prosperity until Benny went to prison in the early 2010s. To make matters worse, he also had to mourn the death of his older brother Machine Gun Black.
After his release, Benny founded a record label and entertainment firm called Black Soprano Family.
As Benny’s musical output grew, so did his grip on his cousin Westside Gunn’s label Griselda Records. Working on his cousins’ albums, he slowly gathering a sizeable following.
With the release of the 2018 project “Tana Talk 3” – a Griselda/Black Soprano Family venture – Benny established himself as one of the best street rappers alive.
His follow up effort “Plugs I Met” featured songs with rap heavyweights Black Thought and Pusha T.
Benny’s biggest endorsement came in August 2019 when he signed a management deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. November that year, he was a big part of Griselda Records‘ first Shady release “WWCD.”
Sales from tour tickets combined with income from streaming help keep Benny’s $5 million net worth afloat.
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Conquering 2020 — Collaborations With Drake, Russ, Paul Wall
Benny The Butcher began the year 2020 strong. He and fellow Griselda Records mates Conway The Machine & Westside Gunn performed “Dr. Birds” on Fallon Tonight in January.
For his 2020 single “I Thought You Got Me,” rapper Russ picked Benny to tag along. The “Crowns For Kings” was also on Royce Da 5’9” new album.
Also in February 2020, Benny appeared on the records next to Paul Wall. Later that month, West Coast rapper Game even co-signed him and his cousins.
On 21st February 2020, Benny tweeted about sending a record with Drake. He promised to drop it as soon as the “Hotline Bling” send the song back. Drake commented by tweeting a typewriter emoji.
Benny The Butcher Dating, Girlfriend, Wife
Beyond his life as a musician, Benny The Butcher is a family man at core. He even has a daughter (b. 2006). Whether his baby mama was ever his girlfriend, nobody knows.
In his 2019 song “5 to 50,” Benny’s girlfriend named India made an appearance. Speaking on the record, India recounts the moment when she told her dad about dating the rapper.
Interestingly, Benny has a song called “Hustler’s Wife.” In it, the “’97 Hov” hitmaker pleads not to let his daughter get married to a “hustler.”
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Last modified: February 26, 2020