Benny The Butcher, an artist renowned for his Grammy nomination and Emmy Award, part of the respected Griselda group from Buffalo, releases his latest single, “BRON.” This track is now available through Def Jam Recordings and marks a significant step toward the launch of his eagerly awaited album, “EVERYBODY CAN’T GO,” set for release on January 26, 2024. Fans can pre-order or pre-save the album now.
In “BRON,” Benny’s storytelling prowess is on full display, backed by a soulful keyboard melody and a robust rhythm. His lyrics assert his dominance in the music scene with phrases like “The Butcher coming!” His delivery exudes confidence and charm, complemented by powerful lines such as “In my city, I’m King Kong” and the expressive “I can’t resist all this winning. It’s like me and success built a bond.” The song’s accompanying video, shot in black and white, showcases Benny in a school gym in Hapeville, GA, at 5am, with local basketball players sharing the screen. His performance in various settings, including the locker room and on the basketball court, mirrors the triumph echoed in his lyrics.
The release of “BRON” follows his successful track “One Foot In,” featuring Stove God Cooks and produced by HIT-BOY. This track not only garnered over 441K streams on Spotify and 524K views on YouTube but also received critical acclaim. Stereogum commented on the challenging dual themes of music and crime in “One Foot In,” while Clash admired its unrelenting energy. REVOLT gave insights into the song’s portrayal of Benny’s challenging past, and Brooklyn Vegan praised the collaborative effort, noting the catchy hook and compelling verses.
Earlier, Benny initiated his partnership with Def Jam with the track “Big Dog,” featuring Lil Wayne. This song achieved over 3.2 million streams on Spotify and 2.5 million views on YouTube. It was lauded by critics, with The FADER commenting on the playful nature of the lyrics and Stereogum celebrating the dynamic collaboration over an Alchemist beat. Brooklyn Vegan highlighted Benny’s consistent ability to captivate with his signature style.
“One Foot In,” featuring Stove God Cooks: https://link.fans/ofi-presave