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Benny's Crib

Benny's Crib

By RhymeBeat
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!
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AB the King (EP 66)
Episode sixty six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine hip hop artist 'AB the King.' Our interview focused on growing up skateboarding, racism in Maine,  having musician parents, his latest single 'AB vs. the World,' talented 207 videographers, and tons more! Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
55:34
January 22, 2021
.Jxck (EP 65)
Episode sixty five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This interview showcases Maine to NYC hip hop/R&B artist '.Jxck.' Conversation points included growing up in Portland, moving to the Big Apple, his latest album 'Motions II,' veggie sandwiches, being high, Block the Wind, traveling with Bensbeendead., and much more! Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:21:41
January 15, 2021
BRZOWSKI (EP 64)
Episode sixty four of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ On this episode we have Maine hip hop veteran 'BRZOWSKI.' We chatted about his time at the Maine College of Art, the Portland scene of the early 2000s, his new album 'The Subjugation of Bread,' his wrestler grandfather, modern hip hop tastes, business tips, and a plethora of other topics. Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:59:08
January 8, 2021
Bruhv (EP 63)
Episode sixty three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 producer/beatmaker 'Bruhv.' Our tremendous convo touched upon growing up in Bangor, skateboarding memories, Sufjan Stevens inspiring him to produce, first impressions of living in Portland, his work with re;sample, why he loves Maine so much, crewnecks vs. hoodies, and a whole lot more. Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:10:44
January 1, 2021
Anthony Maintain (EP 62)
Episode sixty two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine based producer/rapper 'Anthony Maintain.' We talked about rollerblading, his time on the Boston hip hop scene, living in Texas, Fake Four Inc., moving to Maine, his new project 'Ghost Pipes' and much, much more! Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:03:11
December 25, 2020
LAB Ralphie (EP 61)
Episode sixty one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine producer/rapper 'LAB Ralphie.' We conversed about growing up in Lewiston, thoughts on the current state of hip hop, his team at FM Records, and their latest album 'Forever MAINEtain LP.'  Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:02:53
December 18, 2020
Donald James (EP 60)
Episode sixty of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine based MC 'Donald James.' Our talk consisted of moving to Maine when he was a youngin, the blog era, taking music seriously while in college, working with J-Wizdum, his recent singles, favorite snacks, and many other topics! Look for some new material from Donald James down the line and fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
59:56
December 11, 2020
Mosart212 (EP 59)
Episode fifty nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 based DJ/producer 'Mosart212.' We got to converse about growing up in NYC and being there on 9/11, DJing in Boston and getting advice from DJ 7L, his days as a Portland restaurant owner, his most recent album '212 Pill,' the radiant beauty of the Portland arts/food scenes, being there for the beginnings of re;sample, and too many other topics to count! Keep your eyes peeled for more online DJ sets from Mosart212 down the line, and we also should note that this is the longest episode of 'Benny's Crib' to date! Shoutout growth. And shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
2:05:19
December 4, 2020
Dave Gutter (EP 58)
Episode fifty eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features the Maine legend, the man himself, lord of sativa and black coffee - DAVE GUTTER! Our conversation featured many a topics, including 90s hip hop favs, Rustic Overtones formations, touring with De La Soul and Run DMC, dirty e-mails from David Bowie, his upcoming ‘Dead in the Gutter’ album with Bensbeendead., his horror movie podcast, fake spam pranks, cannabis compounds and so, so much more! Look for the 'Dead in the Gutter' album soon and fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:24:17
November 27, 2020
Trele (EP 57)
Episode fifty seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine-based producer 'Trele.' We discussed his brand new project 'HOWDY!,' memories of re;sample's past, Lex Luger, his alter-ego 'Cowboy Art Teacher,' Flask Lounge sets, the power of YouTube, and tons more! Go run 'HOWDY!' and look for another project from Trele in December! Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
56:32
November 20, 2020
ZAE Olson (EP 56)
Episode fifty six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 based R&B/hip hop artist 'ZAE Olson.' We talked about his latest project 'Opportunistic,' being a self-taught instrumentalist, picking blueberries, JR Specs, finding confidence to drop music, and much more! Go run ZAE's new project! Fight the power y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
56:17
November 13, 2020
Pink Navel: Solo Episode (EP 55)
Episode fifty five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine based hip hop artist 'Pink Navel.’ Our tremendous discussion touched upon their new album ‘Giraffe Track,’ early YouTube memories, linking with the Ruby Yacht, adopting a pet, giant LEGO towers, Taco Bell inspired emo bands, their upcoming toy line, Paul Simon, and so, so much more! Make sure to also peep Pink Navel’s new website www.epicclub.dev too! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:31:20
November 6, 2020
Demon Dog (EP 54)
Episode fifty four of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 based rapper ‘Demon Dog.’ We discussed his new project ‘Way Too Long,’ our favorite Big K.R.I.T. songs, growing up in Alabama, George Foisy, his writing process, and a whole lot more! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
56:26
October 30, 2020
Obese the Prophet (EP 53)
Episode fifty three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 producer and hip hop artist ‘Obese the Prophet.’ Topics of conversation include the glory days of 95.9 FM, his new album ‘The Beat Report Vol. 3,’ his slew of upcoming projects, the story behind his name, favorite food spots, bouncing back from setbacks, and more! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:02:05
October 23, 2020
Bensbeendead.: Part II (EP 52)
Episode fifty two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Portland, ME vocalist and artist ‘Bensbeendead.’ We talked about his fantastic brand new EP 'Gardening,’ touring with Spose, filming a music video in the Arizona desert, intersecting timelines, childhood holidays, Block the Wind origins, bagels, and a cornucopia of other topics! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:21:32
October 16, 2020
ILLMURRAY (EP 51)
Episode fifty one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 based hip hop artist ‘ILLMURRAY.’ We talked about his new album ‘OFF ROAD LAMBO,’ early ‘Monday of the Minds’ memories, bass fishing, the power of community, Bill Murray movies, Mill Creek, trailer park mischief, and lots of other topics! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
59:25
October 9, 2020
Brit Martin (EP 50)
Episode FIFTY of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine singer and artist ‘Brit Martin.’ Our tangents include department store jingles, Beyoncé tribute shows, podcast titles, insomnia-inspired creativity, tater tots scuffles, and a plethora of more topics! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., High Roller Lobster Co. and Crow’s Nest Barbershop for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:16:23
October 2, 2020
32french (EP 49)
Episode forty nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features decorated 207 producer ‘32french.’ We chatted about growing up in the Golden Age, b-boying, making beats on a Playstation, the Portland beat scene, Zootz, Mosart212, his tremendous culinary skills, and much more! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., and High Roller for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:26:50
September 25, 2020
Andre Hicks (EP 48)
Episode forty eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 hip hop veteran 'Andre Hicks.' We chopped it up about growing up in North Jersey, Portland hip hop of the 80s and 90s, coming up with Sole, recording with John Zebley, his latest album 'Wait a Minute,' getting back in the booth, and a slew of other topics! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., and High Roller for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
59:57
September 18, 2020
New Fame (EP 47)
Episode forty seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features the world traveling duo of music and service, 'New Fame.' We chatted about surviving earthquakes in Nepal, their ongoing anti-human trafficking work, finding success on the Maine music scene, favorite cannabis strains, living in a mansion in Saigon, and a wholleee lot more! Hit their socials to stay up on their adventures, make sure to hit their show at The Thirsty Pig in Portland on 9/19, and stay tuned for more tunes and shows! Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., and High Roller for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
1:56:57
September 11, 2020
Dynamo-P (EP 46)
Episode forty six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features 207 hip hop veteran Dynamo-P! Our conversation touched upon 202 samplers, Rap Night memories, how to take down Godzilla, the talent of God.Damn.Chan, his steady 2020 output, and much more! Hit Dynamo's Bandcamp to cop his music, stream and follow his music and socials, and stay tuned for his upcoming project with Kid Calvin. Fight the power, y'all. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., and High Roller for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity 
1:02:10
September 4, 2020
Freddy Stone (EP 45)
Episode forty five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Freddy Stone, a New Jersey hip hop artist and friend to the Maine hip hop scene. We got to talk about his early days making music in middle school, legendary Soulfolks Beat Invitationals, grand memories of re;sample, tons of Sopranos spoiler alerts (you've been warned!), and a whole lot more. Make sure to also hit Freddy's Bandcamp and cop his music! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., and High Roller for sponsoring this podcast.  #207TilInfinity
57:17
August 22, 2020
Black Owned Maine/Genius Black (EP 44)
Episode forty four of of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Black Owned Maine, as well as 207-based hip hop artist Genius Black. In our discussions we talked about the origins of BOM, their explosive start, and all the current projects they have going on. Genius Black’s solo discussion featured everything from Texas hip hop, to bus trips up the East Coast, to deep space nebula talk. Please follow both BOM and Genius Black on IG for future updates, and make sure you keep supporting black business!!! Our dollars are our votes. #207TilInfinity
1:50:02
August 8, 2020
Won Pound Strikes Back (EP 43)
Episode forty three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features the return of 207 producer ‘Won Pound.’ In our chat we talked about his brand new project 'Soil Works,' his Block the Wind team, the brilliance that is re;sample, sandwhich beefs, his forthcoming project 'Timing Contrast,' banned cereals and tons more! Make sure to spin that new album and stay tuned for more from Won soon! #207TilInfinity
1:03:27
July 31, 2020
Unique Unknown (EP 42)
Episode forty two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features hip hop artist ‘Unique Unknown.’ We talked about the tough parts about moving to Maine, playing drums, controlling anxiety via art, acting, Monday of the Minds, WMPG Hip Hop and a whole lot more! Make sure to peep the man's Bandcamp for his latest music and stay tuned for his upcoming collab project with DJ Matt Perry. Shoutout the sponsors FOF, YT and HR! If you know you know! Shoutout you as well! Shoutout exclamation points! #207TilInfinity
1:04:41
July 24, 2020
Kivvy (EP 41)
Episode forty one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features hip hop artist ‘Kivvy.’ We chatted about growing up in Rochester, the therapeutic power of rap, his latest project ’89,’ hidden talents of Portland, flooded apartments, and a lot more! Peep that ’89’ project while you’re at it and stay tuned for more music! Love to you for listening. #207TilInfinity
1:00:30
July 17, 2020
Don Ron (EP 40)
Episode forty of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine hip hop artist ‘Don Ron.’ Our talk focused on mafia movies, his 2020 track ‘Pain,’ Boston vs. Portland comparisons, his father’s hip hop journalism career, Randy Moss, curry, and a plethora of other topics! Make sure to peep his latest project ‘Don Ron Summer’ and love goes to the sponsors as well. #207TilInfinity
58:47
July 10, 2020
'Letting Go of Expectation' (EP 39)
Episode thirty nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This solo episode features Benny discussing the mental practices of letting go and ego death, recent drops from Rome Streetz, MIKE and AKAI SOLO, the current RhymeBeat t-shirt pre-order, and much more! Love to you and s/o the sponsors. Stay alert and be safe y'all! #207TilInfinity
22:13
July 7, 2020
Joshua James Hand (EP 38)
Episode thirty eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maine visual artist ‘Joshua James Hand.’ Our verbal exchange touched upon his new production company ‘Birdtheory,’ Portland venues of the past, the brilliance of the film ’The Wiz,’ touring with Spose, Slipknot cuts, Martin Scorcese films, plus many more topics! Peep www.joshuajameshand.com and birdtheory.xyz for more info! Shoutout Yardie Ting, High Roller Lobster Co. and Fire on Fore! #207TilInfinity
1:24:30
June 26, 2020
Rap Supply Co./Blk Mrkt Project (EP 37)
Episode thirty seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features the hip hop memorabilia brand 'Rap Supply Co.' and their recent offshoot organization 'Blk Mrkt Project.' In our discussion we talked about the origins of each brand, rappers reactions to their art, Greek Food, Maine weather, the dire importance of community support, and tons, tons more! Go hit their Instagram pages at @blkmrktproject and @rapsupplyco as well! Big ups to Fire on Fore, Yardie Ting and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring the podcast.  #207TilInfinity
1:16:21
June 19, 2020
LAZ (EP 36)
Episode thirty six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features rising 207 MC ‘LAZ.’ We talked about his mother introducing him to elite hip hop, the transforming power of modern technology, early rap writtens, Master P, Riley Lamarre, soda addictions, and a whole lot more! Go run LAZ’s latest project ‘Torrey Hill’ too! Love to Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast.  #207TilInfinity
1:30:25
June 12, 2020
'Calm & Calculated' (EP 35)
Episode thirty five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This solo episode features Benny discussing the recent police brutality in America and subsequent peaceful protests, keeping a calm mentality during times of high anxiety, the recent albums from 'Armand Hammer' and 'Run the Jewels,' the importance of self-care, and much more! Stay safe and unified friends...don't let the evils of humanity make you forget the beauty of this life. Of this existence. Big love to the sponsors Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting forever.  #207TilInfinity
28:54
June 10, 2020
George Foisy (EP 34)
Episode thirty four of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features the gifted Maine producer/vocalist 'George Foisy.' In our talk we covered his time living in Philly, finding confidence as an artist, his secluded studio, working with other 207 musicians, his new music with Shane Reis, and a whole lot more! Make sure to also stay until the end of the podcast to hear a brand new track from George Foisy and Shane Reis! Shoutout the sponsors Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
1:00:29
May 29, 2020
'Finding Beauty in Pain' (EP 33)
Episode thirty three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ On this solo episode Benny discusses new music from this last week, including albums from Kota the Friend, S.Al, $ilkbooty, Mother Nature and more! Other subjects include the upcoming album from Graphic Melee, this weekend's UFC card, and lessons learnt from pets dying. Shoutout the home state of Maine! And shoutout the sponsors always. Big ups Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting! #207TilInfinity
31:08
May 27, 2020
Bright Boy (EP 32)
Episode thirty two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features the immensely talented and silly producer/vocalist ‘Bright Boy!’ We discussed his Boston adolescence, moving to Portland, his group ‘Altered Gee,’ re;sample, stories of past Portland, and a whole lot more! Shoutout the sponsors Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore and High Roller Lobster Co. Mad luv 2 you as well! Stay active, stay safe, stay beautiful...#207TilInfinity
1:05:31
May 22, 2020
Riley Lamarre (EP 31)
Episode thirty one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ On this episode, we were blessed to talk with the young Maine phenom and producer ‘Riley Lamarre.’ We discussed his collective ‘No Clue,’ his youth in the 207, his latest mixtapes, the networking power of social media, Won Pound's greatness, and a lot more! Shoutout Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., Yardie Ting and of course, you! Don’t sleep on the heat… #207TilInfinity
57:21
May 19, 2020
'Finessing' (EP 30)
Episode thirty of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ On this episode, Benny talks about rolling with the punches of life, this Friday’s new music, the powers of nature, ‘The Last Dance' documentary, and more! Shoutout the podcast sponsors Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting! And, most of all, shoutout you for being you. #207TilInfinity
20:54
May 19, 2020
'Constant Growth' (EP 29)
Episode twenty nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ On this episode, Benny breaks down the new weekly structure for the podcast, the new music from last week,  the importance of daily growth, and more! Shoutout the sponsors Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting! #207TilInfinity
29:48
May 12, 2020
Cam Groves (EP 28)
Episode twenty eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week features Maine legend ‘Cam Groves’ calling into the crib! We chatted about Wells High School memories, his come up in the 207 rap scene, touring the country with Spose, his massive kick collection, 90s basketball, his future podcast aspirations, and more! Big love to the sponsors Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting as well. Stay beautiful and safe y’all! Thank you for listening. #207TilInfinity
1:33:31
May 8, 2020
'Spring Weather w/ DJ Haylstorm & Spose’ (EP 27)
Episode twenty seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week features just Benny at the crib…but that didn’t stop the guests from calling in! We were blessed with two guests this week, first being DJ Haylstorm of Maine’s premier hip hop radio station ‘Hot 104.7 FM,’ and the second being the king of Maine, Spizzy Spose himself! Today's topics also include the rejuvenating power of Springtime, this week in new music, today’s important Bandcamp sale, and a whole lot more! Shoutout the podcast sponsors Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting heavy too - go support those businesses! Mad love to you all. #207TilInfinity
1:13:18
May 1, 2020
'Being Yaself! w/ DrxQuinnx’ (EP 26)
Episode twenty six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week at the crib…just Benny! On week four of the solo dolo podcast, we discussed today’s new drops, the latest ANKHLEJOHN project, the recent Earl x Alchemist x Maxo track, CBD, compact discs, and a whole lot more! Friend of the brand and Midwest hip hop artist ‘DrxQuinnx’ also called in from Chicago to talk about everything from his upcoming album 'Don Brisco,' to the Teddy Riley vs. Babyface battle, to his numerous aliases, to appreciating essential workers to Denmark Vessey! This was a stimulating episode y’all, hit play and join the conversation. Shoutout Fire on Fore, High Roller Lobster Co., and Yardie Ting! #207TilInfinity
1:11:42
April 24, 2020
'Showing Support' (EP 25)
Episode twenty five of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features.....just Benny! WEEK THREE OF GOING HAN SOLO YURRR! On this week's episode Benny speaks on the importance of supporting independent artists during this time, Westside Gunn's fantastic new album 'Pray For Paris,' delicious local Jamaican BBQ,  behind-the-scene's stories from B. Aull's new track, lemons, squeaky chairs and much more! Hit play to join the conversation, my friends. See you next week and keep staying strong :) #207TilInfinity
48:39
April 17, 2020
'Finding Shelter w/ B. Aull' (EP 24)
Episode twenty four of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features.....just Benny! We on week two of the solo podcast grind and it's a beautiful thing. On this episode Benny chats about Ski Beatz production, his current favorite live streams, the upcoming J-Wizdum beat tape, the beauty of technology, the new albums from Pink Siifu and David Sabastian, global city populations, cultivating inner peace and a whole lot more! Not only that, but the homie and elite 207 MC 'B. Aull' also calls in to discuss quarantine life, the NBA situation, Drake, and some new music!!! Hit play to join the conversation, my friends. This episode is dedicated to the life and memory of Chynna Rogers.  #207TilInfinity
58:22
April 10, 2020
‘Pandemic Podcast 001’ (EP 23)
Episode twenty three of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features.....just Benny! That's right! No guests this week. Due to the current Coronavirus bizness, guests are not allowed at the crib. But the fun don't stop, jack! Here is a solo podcast featuring RhymeBeat's editor-in-chief 'Benny P.'  In his ramblings he touched upon the new Thundercat album, crockpot chicken recipes, in-home workouts, the new HBO show 'The Plot Against America,' the beauty of local economy, 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' and a lot more! Stay strong y'all. #207TilInfinity
58:12
April 3, 2020
Jimmy the Human (EP 22)
Episode twenty two of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features 207 rapper 'Jimmy the Human.'  In our conversation we touched upon the genius of the current Maine scene, favorite horror movies, his busy 2019, Star Wars Battlefront II, building a fanbase and much, much more. Stay tuned for more music from Jimmy the Human, and stay sane during this isolation we going through. We're all in this mess together, knowing that makes me feel better. Peace! #207TilInfinity
59:51
March 27, 2020
Mike Be (EP 21)
Episode twenty one of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Maine hip hop legend 'Mike Be. In our sit-down we talked about the art of sampling, his massive vinyl collection, DJing on college radio, his skateboarding cat and tons more. Keeps spinning Mike Be's back catalog, especially his latest project 'The Art of Listening' and stay tuned for more lives shows and music in the future. Thanks again for listening y'all!  #207TilInfinity
1:05:32
March 13, 2020
Just Milk (EP 20)
Episode twenty of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Portland, ME producer/vocal artist/musician 'Just Milk.' In our chat we touched upon Buddhism camps, Missy Elliot candles, the genius of Aphex Twin, working in coffee shops, and a cornucopia of other topics. Make sure to peep Just Milk's Bandcamp and other digital profiles, peep her live shows coming up this April, and keep an eye out for new music soon! Spread love! #207TilInfinity
1:35:03
March 6, 2020
Pink Navel, S.AL & SB the Moor of 'Ruby Yacht' (EP 19)
Episode nineteen of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Pink Navel, S.Al, and SB the Moor of the almighty Ruby Yacht. In our tremendous conversation we discussed the origins of the Ruby Yacht Makers Guild, a plethora of anime/video games, inspirations, their brand new poet e-mail digest, their upcoming beat invitational AND MORE! Hit each artists’ respective social medias and Bandcamps, keep copping the Ruby Yacht merch, peep their new music videos, and stay tuned for art and music down the line! PURPLE MOONLIGHT PAGES MARCH 6TH! #207TilInfinity
1:08:39
February 29, 2020
ALunarLanding (EP 18)
Episode eighteen of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Florida-to-Maine hip hop artist ‘ALunarLanding.’ In our free-flowing discussion we touched upon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, disrespectful concert-goers, finding more confidence as a producer, Monday of the Minds,  random Seinfeld trivia and a whole lot more. Look for more live shows, music, and videos from ALunarLanding in the near future - it’s always #207TilInfinity!
1:36:13
February 21, 2020
Angelikah (EP 17)
Episode seventeen of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features soon-to-blow 207 singer 'Angelikah.' In our convo we talked about how underrated Brandy is, growing up in Portland, getting the confidence to perform live, Outer Space and much more! Make sure to stay up to date on Angelikah's social media and new music, and also hit Sun Tiki Studios on 2/15 for her next show! #207TilInfinity
56:32
February 14, 2020
JR Specs (EP 16)
Episode sixteen of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features rising Maine hip hop star 'J.R. Specs.'  In our discussion we talked about how graduating high school inspired him to drop his first project, recording music in his Camry, his upcoming collabs with other 207 artists, AND we also finessed a major technical difficulty. This podcast was almost lost in the digital oblivion but we re-recorded the second half and made it happen - shoutout y'all for putting up with dat. Make sure to check out all of J.R. Specs' music online, cop his merch and stay tuned for more music and live shows! #207TilInfinity
56:13
February 10, 2020
Graphic Melee & Stay on Mars of 'Monday of the Minds' (EP 15)
Episode fifteen of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Stay on Mars and Graphic Melee of Portland, ME hip hop collective 'Monday of the Minds.' In our conversation, we touched upon everything from the group's coincidental beginnings, to their shows with Blueprint and Ceschi, to the growing Maine scene to a whole lot more. Make sure to hit their 'Kill 'Em With Kindness' event on February 10th and catch a new Graphic Melee album towards the end of February as well! #207TilInfinity
1:00:49
January 31, 2020
Phoniks (EP 14)
Episode fourteen of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features stellar 207 producer and hip hop artist 'Phoniks.' In our conversation, we discussed everything from his latest documentary 'Underdogs,' to his team at Don't Sleep Records, to a recent Masta Ace shoutout, to his first live show taking place in Europe, plus tons more! Make sure to catch 'Underdogs' on Netflix if you haven't yet, stay up to date on Phoniks and the Don't Sleep artists, and also keep an eye for a new Phoniks album down the line ! See you Monday January 27th at Flask Lounge for the first ever RhymeBeat live event - #207TilInfinity!
52:49
January 24, 2020
Myles Bullen (EP 13)
Episode thirteen of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Maine poet, artist and world traveler Myles Bullen. In our conversation, we discussed everything from his journeys through the New England hip hop scene, hanging with Eyedea, meeting one of his first producers at Bull Moose, the power of expression, and some deep shit too. Look for Myles and his duo Planetary Access live at Flask Lounge this January 27th, pre-order the Planetary Access vinyl now, and check out his solo/the duo's work online too! #207TilInfinity
1:39:59
January 17, 2020
J-Wizdum (EP 12)
Episode twelve of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features up-and-coming Maine producer J-Wizdum. In our discussion, we covered everything from the importance of sticking to your craft, the magic of Calvin and Hobbs, his haunted childhood home and even our favorite anime. Stay tuned to J-Wizdum's social media and SoundCloud page for more music...his beats are not to be missed. Heat! #207TilInfinity
1:00:52
January 10, 2020
Kristina Kentigian (EP 11)
Episode eleven of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Maine OG Kristina Kentigian. Ms. Kristina has been dropping quality R&B and hip hop since the early days of the millennium, both in groups and as a solo artist. In our conversation we talked about her time in the group Ill Natural, our love for 80s R&B, the importance of a good vocabulary and much, much more. Keep on playing Kristina's new tunes, peep her music videos and keep an eye out for her live shows! #207TilInfinity 
55:45
December 31, 2019
re;sample (EP 10)
HOLY SMOKES WE DID IT FAMILY! 10 EPISODES! And who better to celebrate with than the re;sample boys!? Elite Maine producers Turquoise Crown, BZA, Won Pound and Bruhv came through Benny's Crib to chop up tales of skateboarding videos, 207 food spots, exploding whales, and legendary beat makers alike. Speaking of legendary beats, make sure to attend the last re;sample beat showcase of 2019 this Saturday 12/21! Venue is Sun Tiki Studios in Portland - fun starts around 9 P.M. See you there and it's always #207TilInfinity! SHOUTOUT FYVR!
54:21
December 20, 2019
DrEy ArMaNi (EP 9)
Episode nine of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features rising Maine singer/vocalist 'Drey Armani.' Originally from Jamaica, Drey has made some waves in the 207 scene early on in his career. In our conversation we discussed his youth in Jamaica, adjusting to life in Maine, appreciating nature and the importance of jerk chicken. Keep bumping his latest track 'Uptown Girl,' and make sure to peep his new music video for 'Hidden Hills' too. #207TilInfinity
57:48
December 13, 2019
The Return of Shane Reis (EP 8)
Episode eight of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features 207 veteran hip hop artist 'Shane Reis.'  Shane has been to the crib before, but this time came with some exciting news. Shane Reis is dropping a brand new album! Titled, 'Separated at Birth,' the project will be a collab album with fellow talent 'DAP.' Stay tuned for more info on the album...it's nearly on the horizon. #207TilInfinity 
54:11
November 27, 2019
Sarah Violette (EP 7)
Episode seven of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features 207 MC/artist 'Sarah Violette.' We covered everything from her early memories of Naughty By Nature to her song with One Be Lo to her brand new duo 'Planetary Access.' Stay tuned for more new music from both 'Sarah Violette' and 'Planetary Access,' and in the meantime, it's always #207TilInfinity!
1:13:39
October 25, 2019
Offsite (EP 6)
Episode six of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Midwest artist/MC/producer/traveler 'Offsite.' We talked about everything from his time in Japan, to his process of creation, to the magic of being alone in the woods to his 2nd favorite color. Stay tuned for his next musical effort 'Drops of Andromeda,' and long live re;sample! 207 Til Infinity! - Benny P
1:33:50
September 27, 2019
God.Damn.Chan (EP 5)
Episode five of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features God.Damn.Chan, 207 producer/young legend and overall cool human being. We talked about his time in L.A., being back in Maine, stories of old Portland and, of course, dope ass hip hop. Make sure to stop by Eaux in Portland this Saturday 8/24 from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. to see Chan spin a DJ set, and also scoop some of his new merch while you're there too! 207 Til Infinity. - Benny P
1:44:46
August 21, 2019
B. Aull (EP 4)
Episode four of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features B. Aull, Maine's hottest rising hip hop star. B has released some major singles, gone on tour, dropped an EP and hosted some huge local events since the last time we talked. Not only that, but make sure to also catch him at Block the Wind Festival on August 3rd, as well as August 31st at Rock Row in support of Wiz Khalifa. Safe to say that homie is going places 207 til infinity!!! - Benny P
1:12:56
July 26, 2019
Spose (EP 3)
Episode three of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Spose, the proclaimed "King of Maine" and overall 207 legend. Mr. Spizzy will be hitting the states for a Summer tour starting mid-July...peep his social media and website for tickets and more details! 207 til infinity!!! - Benny P
2:00:26
July 10, 2019
Just Plain Jones (EP 2)
Episode two of RhymeBeat's in-house podcast 'Benny's Crib.' This episode features Just Plain Jones, a Portland based and DMV bred hip hop artist. Make sure to peep Jones' latest EP 'Foie Gras' - and shoutout Garrett Clare on the photograph/Soto on the production. 207 til infinity!!! - Benny P
1:14:56
June 30, 2019
Bensbeendead. (Pilot EP)
Debut episode of the new Benny's Crib podcast, brought to you by RhymeBeat. Shoutout Bensbeendead. for coming through, shoutout Garrett Clare for shooting the photos, and shoutout Soto for crafting the instrumental. Thanks for listening...it's only up from here. 207 'TIL INFINITY!!! - Benny P
52:11
June 6, 2019