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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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COLDANDREW (EP 106)
COLDANDREW (EP 106)
Episode 106 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Guest for this episode is Portland-based DJ/producer 'COLDANDREW.' Our conversation focused on everything from his recent BOOTLEG RESOURCES projects, the transformative power of the Internet on the music industry, Sichuan Kitchen,  the butterfly effect, early millennium Portland stories, censorship, and a range of other topics.    Go peep COLDANDREW's new tapes on his Bandcamp page, and if you're in Portland on 12/7, go hit 'Stereo Dreams' at Sun Tiki Studios. Major gratitude to Yardie Ting for sponsoring this podcast. Love y'all...see you next episode. Peace! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/Rhymebeat  #207TilInfinity
01:01:31
December 07, 2022
Ryan Adams (EP 105)
Ryan Adams (EP 105)
Episode 105 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Guest for this episode is 207 painter/muralist/graffiti artist 'Ryan Adams.' Our discussion touched on growing up in Portland during the 80s/90s, how a leg-break changed his entire life, the infinite importance of MF DOOM, performance activism in Portland, breakfast burritos, how he developed his 'gem' style, his current solo exhibition 'Second Season,' and too many other tangents.   Adams' exhibition is currently up at Notch8 Gallery in Portland until November 12th. Benny’s Crib is sponsored by Yardie Ting...go and getchu a hot plate of curry aight? Thanks fo listening y'all.     PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/Rhymebeat
01:17:23
October 31, 2022
Grand Vizier (EP 104)
Grand Vizier (EP 104)
Episode 104 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ We got Maine producer/musician/artist 'Grand Vizier' on the futon this week. Interview topics detailed his cinematic new album Lies! Spies! And Private Eyes: Music to Investigate To, getting healthy, finding an early love for samplers/synths/gear, nursing school, 90s hip hop, the power of language, crate digging in Portland, and a cornucopia of others! Purchase Grand Vizier's new album on Bandcamp today. Benny’s Crib is sponsored by Yardie Ting...top floor of the Portland Public Market...go show some love! #207TilInfinity
01:21:47
September 23, 2022
KevCoast (EP 103)
KevCoast (EP 103)
Episode 103 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode's guest is 207-based hip hop artist/vocalist ‘KevCoast.’ Our conversation expanded over a plethora of topics, including Limewire, self-care, his extensive travels, healing + grief, his latest project 'Hibiscus Samurai: Spaceship Music,' maintaining an open mind, and much more! Benny’s Crib is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening y'all and go getchu a patty! #207TilInfinity
01:02:52
August 17, 2022
Matt Giard (EP 102)
Matt Giard (EP 102)
Episode 102 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week's episode features 207 vocalist/songwriter 'Matt Giard.' Our talk touched upon favorite mixtapes and blogs from high school, collabing with other 207 artists, growing up in the CD era, random Maine geography, his brand new self-titled album, deleting old music, his hatred of cheese, and countless other topics.his This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening y'all! #207TilInfinity
01:07:50
July 20, 2022
Timezone Studios (EP 101)
Timezone Studios (EP 101)
Episode 101 of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This time around we have the homies from Timezone Studios at the crib, Y2KRAZY (Cardiac x Y2KJALEN) and Super Permy respectfully. We chatted about a unified love for OutKast, brotherly bonds, Permy's upcoming new tape, how they got their studio, working with other artists in the 207 scene, favorite late-night snacks, Memphis hip hop, and that's just the beginning yo. This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening y'all! #207TilInfinity
01:15:37
July 03, 2022
Benny P (EP 100)
Benny P (EP 100)
Motherfuckin' episode ONE HUNDRED of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ We really hit the triple digit club! Can you believe it!? What a celebration. A monumentous occasion such as this calls for something a little different. For that reason, I decided to interview myself and look back at the overall RhymeBeat journey thus far.   Conversation topics include impactful childhood moments, finding a love for music journalism as a young adult, navigating the post-college depression + haze, the early days of the RhymeBeat, the founding of this podcast, the changing Portland landscape, volcanos vs. tsunamis, what's to come the rest of 2022, and a whole lot more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening y'all. Can't believe y'all rocked with us for this long. Spread love! #207TilInfinity
01:10:43
May 02, 2022
Chrizi Jamer (EP 99)
Chrizi Jamer (EP 99)
Episode ninety nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week's guest is Maine-based artist/vocalist 'Chrizi Jamer.' We got to talking about growing up in Lubumbashi City, the harsh weather of Maine, his first EP 'My Afro JAM,' upcoming music + shows, crab legs, language, and an abundance of other topics! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening y'all. Spread love! #207TilInfinity
01:17:51
March 07, 2022
DJ Matt Perry (EP 98)
DJ Matt Perry (EP 98)
Episode ninety eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week's guest is Maine DJ/producer/artist 'DJ Matt Perry.' Interview topics focused on getting into DJing on the Portland scene, his duo ADvsFx, pistol shrimp, legendary WMPG stories, facing life's tough moments, what he's been creating lately, and many more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening y'all. Spread love! #207TilInfinity
01:13:03
February 01, 2022
ThandoBleu (EP 97)
ThandoBleu (EP 97)
Episode ninety seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week's guest is Portland vocalist/producer 'Luthando.' We talked about church music, different eras of video games, his work with BDG, getting inspired to drop solo music, the ever-blossoming Portland scene, what's coming, and tons more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening always. #207TilInfinity
01:18:01
November 29, 2021
Greyhat (EP 96)
Greyhat (EP 96)
Episode ninety six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week's guest is 207  producer 'Greyhat.’ Conversation points circulated the “glory days” of SoundCloud, Maine adolescence, his album ‘Tens,’ James Taylor, his fear of elevators, Zack Villere, his future endeavors, plus numerous others.This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening always. #207TilInfinity
01:00:31
October 31, 2021
ShotByTristan (EP 95)
ShotByTristan (EP 95)
Episode ninety five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week's guest is Maine visual artist 'ShotByTristan.' Interview topics included growing up on the coast, skateboarding, picking up his first camera, various Benny's Crib memories, his extensive 2021 output, working with other Maine artists, future moves, and a whole lot more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting...thanks for listening always. #207TilInfinity
01:02:43
August 27, 2021
Pink Navel Pt. II (EP 94)
Pink Navel Pt. II (EP 94)
Episode ninety four of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Pink Navel swung by this week. Our convo focused on their new album/livestream 'EPIC', working with Won Pound, technological transformations, 'Hamburger Helper' concerts, the constant cultural prevalence of hip hop, toy-making, their upcoming live shows, Dunkin Donuts, and tonsss more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
01:14:53
August 13, 2021
Tylord (EP 93)
Tylord (EP 93)
Episode ninety three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ The homie/Portland DJ 'Tylord' was this week's guest. We conversed about his upcoming back-to-school drive, building a great set, going to the 'Rock the Bells' festival, growing up with B. Aull, roadtrips, and tons more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
01:19:10
August 09, 2021
Crabman (EP 92)
Crabman (EP 92)
Episode ninety two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week, 207-based musician/producer 'Crabman' took a seat on the futon. Our convo touched upon edibles, his punk background, 'Deltron 3030,' his other musical endeavors at the moment, loop pedals, hypothetical movie plots, and too many other tangents to count. This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
01:01:40
July 31, 2021
Viva (EP 91)
Viva (EP 91)
Episode ninety one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Maine vocalist/singer 'Viva' joined the podcast this week to promote her 7/30 show at Aura in Portland. Other conversation topics included family history, learning new instruments, Will Smith, various 207 musicians, favorite venues, and much more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
01:30:42
July 24, 2021
DJ Double Dessert (EP 90)
DJ Double Dessert (EP 90)
Episode ninety of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week, Maine DJ 'Double Dessert' swung thru the crib. Points of discussion focused on dance parties, Mannie Fresh, Bull Moose memories, how she got her name, the power of curating, whoopie pies, and so much more! This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
59:44
July 16, 2021
Words of Phrase (EP 89)
Words of Phrase (EP 89)
Episode eighty nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week, Maine-based hip hop artist 'Words of Phrase' came through the crib. Conversation topics included moving to Maine, his new album ‘Humbly Worded,’ writing poetry, the 207 scene, the return of live music, and tons more. This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
01:05:36
July 09, 2021
Renée Coolbrith (EP 88)
Renée Coolbrith (EP 88)
Episode eighty eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week, Portland vocalist/artist 'Renée Coolbrith' swung by. We got to talking about her new song with Bright Boy, some of her favorite local artists, Sting, her dad's boxing career, dealing with grief, her upcoming album 'A Killer Named Sugar,' plus a multitude of other topics. This podcast is sponsored by Yardie Ting. #207TilInfinity
01:12:41
July 02, 2021
Kid Calvin (EP 87)
Kid Calvin (EP 87)
Episode eighty seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week Maine hip hop artist 'Kid Calvin' called into the crib. Our interview orbited around several topics, including traveling a lot as a kid, getting into producing, a mutual love for Monday of the Minds, Ab-Soul's 'Control System,' his work with Dynamo-P, late night burritos, and so much more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:04:57
June 28, 2021
Doc-Lo (EP 86)
Doc-Lo (EP 86)
Episode eighty six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Maine hip hop artist 'Doc.Lo' called into the show this week. We talked about many different tangents, including growing up in Alabama, his 'Da Amityville EP,'  almost losing his leg in a freak accident, putting on for the 207, FM Records, and an abundance other topics! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity *Appreciate y'all understanding the audio issues this week* - Benny P
01:11:27
June 18, 2021
Roach Dad (EP 85)
Roach Dad (EP 85)
Episode eighty five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ We got 207 producer/DJ 'Roach Dad' on the podcast this week. Our convo touched upon early G-Funk memories, forming Altered Gee,  working on music during quarantine, William Onyeabor, record collecting, obscure horror movies, and tons more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:22:55
June 11, 2021
OKChree (EP 84)
OKChree (EP 84)
Episode eighty four of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ We got Maine producer OKChree on the show this week! We talked about his tape 'Beat Project 1,' his Flower Shop collective, the fifth dimension, his rapping days, Flying Lotus, getting inspired by Russell Westbrook, and a lot more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:13:10
May 28, 2021
BZA (EP 83)
BZA (EP 83)
Episode eighty three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Maine producer/artist 'BZA' is this week's guest. We got to talking about re;sample (of course), skateboarding in Bangor, beat battle Discords, Ishmael Butler, favorite cassette tapes, sampling Trailer Park Boys, and tons more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:18:10
May 21, 2021
Saiint Pat (EP 82)
Saiint Pat (EP 82)
Episode eighty two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ We have Saiint Pat calling in this week, a 207 based hip hop artist originally hailing from Memphis, TN. Our interview focused on his Memphis upbringing, building a network in Maine, his new project 'Face Your Fears,' the importance of Southern hip hop, Chief Keef, and more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:08:10
May 15, 2021
Sydney The Singer (EP 81)
Sydney The Singer (EP 81)
Episode eighty one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Today's episode features Maine singer 'Sydney.' Interview topics include her upcoming song/video with Shane Reis, learning from past mistakes, Sun Tiki memories, the current Portland scene, coffee tips, and a cornucopia of others. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity​​​
01:06:16
May 07, 2021
Cardiac (EP 80)
Cardiac (EP 80)
Episode eighty of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This time around Maine based hip hop artist 'Cardiac' called into the crib. Discussion points included his travels throughout the country, his production duo 'y2kr4zy,' the importance of a positive mindset, good things about living in Maine, his recent drops and more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity​​
01:16:28
May 01, 2021
Malik Elijah (EP 79)
Malik Elijah (EP 79)
Episode seventy nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Maryland hip hop artist and former 207 resident 'Malik Elijah.' Our talk focused on growing up in PG County, attending college in Maine, Kendrick Lamar's come-up, album release parties, his new music in the works, plus much more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity​
01:13:15
April 23, 2021
Soulstice (EP 78)
Soulstice (EP 78)
Episode seventy eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode features Portland, ME producer 'Soulstice.' We chatted about J Dilla, his new MPC, fellow Maine beatmakers, the importance of expression, his recent singles, and more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
56:45
April 16, 2021
Teal Child (EP 77)
Teal Child (EP 77)
Episode seventy seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode's guest is Teal Child, a producer/instrumentalist from Portland, ME. We talked about his recent projects, crate digging in Portland, Altered Gee, RZA loops, pizza, God.Damn.Chan, Rap Night and much, much more. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:39:36
April 09, 2021
Rhode (EP 76)
Rhode (EP 76)
Episode seventy six of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week’s show features 'Rhode,' a Maine based hip hop artist. Our conversation covered many topics, including his father's connection to Eric B. & Rakim, his 'Flower Shop' crew, RetcH, what's he's been working on, 207 dispensaries, his travels through the Northeast, and tons more! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, and Beach Boys Cannabis Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:35:01
April 02, 2021
Super Permy (EP 75)
Super Permy (EP 75)
Episode seventy five of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This week’s interview is with Super Permy, a 207 based rapper and artist. We chatted about her brand new project ‘Permeate,’ being inspired by Earl Sweatshirt and André 3000, her passion for painting, her process behind making music, a mutual love for cannabis, and a whole lot more! Go peep his new tape y’all, 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
59:22
March 26, 2021
gibbsfreelance (EP 74)
gibbsfreelance (EP 74)
Episode seventy four of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode stars ‘gibbsfreelance,’ a Portland producer and beatmaker. We got to talking about his new tape ‘Purple Hill/Gold Rat,’ the genius of Billy Woods, the current Maine scene, Soulfolks beat invitationals, his DJing days, and too many other topics to name! Go peep his new tape y’all, 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
01:22:26
March 19, 2021
Sole (EP 73)
Sole (EP 73)
Episode seventy three of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This record-breaking interview features 'Sole,' a Maine hip hop legend and veteran of the underground. We got to talking about growing up in Portland, the Anticon days, traveling Europe, his activism work while living in Denver, his new album and podcast, collabing with Lil B, adventures in gardening, and a cornucopia of other topics! Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
02:24:54
March 12, 2021
The Ravine (EP 72)
The Ravine (EP 72)
Episode seventy two of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode stars 'The Ravine,' a singer-songwriter duo from the Portland area. We talked about clam festivals, Block the Wind, their new EP 'Color Behind the Eyes,' Danny Brown, big tech, chicken sandwiches, and a whole lot more!  Great news today, too! Benny's Crib will now also be a video podcast, with episodes premiering on YouTube. If you're more of an audio person do not fret, fans can still find the audio only podcasts wherever they have been streaming. Stay tuned for more conversations 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
01:19:10
March 05, 2021
Turquoise Crown (EP 71)
Turquoise Crown (EP 71)
Episode seventy one of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This episode showcases 'Turquoise Crown,' established 207 producer and ‘re;sample’ resident. Crown and I chatted about his recent tapes, favorite kicks, El-P’s production, his rapping days, Altered Gee, and an assortment of other topics. Shoutout Yardie Ting, Fire on Fore, Beach Boys Cannabis Co., Crow’s Nest Barbershop and High Roller Lobster Co. for sponsoring this podcast. #207TilInfinity
01:37:28
February 26, 2021
J Spin (EP 70)
J Spin (EP 70)
Episode seventy of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ Today's episode features Maine R&B/pop/hip hop artist 'J Spin.' We got to talking about lots of different topics, including his father's exciting world travels, his latest video 'Voices,' barbershop horror stories, preferred Celtics lineups, growing up in Wells, and many others! 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
01:00:58
February 19, 2021
Chuck (EP 69)
Chuck (EP 69)
Episode sixty nine of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This time around Maine producer 'Chuck' called into the crib. Our interview discussed growing up on Munjoy Hill, producer tags, 808 Mafia, working with other young artists on the 207 hip hop/R&B scene, constructive criticism, and 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
01:10:22
February 12, 2021
DRPPY (EP 68)
DRPPY (EP 68)
Episode sixty eight of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ This time around 207 based hip hop artist 'DRPPY' stopped through the crib. We conversed about first impressions of Maine, Lil Uzi Vert, mac n cheese fights, his new album ‘DSB,’ working with other Portland artists, and 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
01:00:11
February 05, 2021
Hannah Harleen (EP 67)
Hannah Harleen (EP 67)
Episode sixty seven of RhymeBeat’s in-house podcast ‘Benny’s Crib.’ On this episode we have 'Hannah Harleen,' a Maine based vocalist/singer. We talked about moving to Maine from the Bay Area, loving jazz music, the current Portland scene, embracing your sexuality, finding confidence as a vocalist, her brand new single, 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
01:12:12
January 29, 2021
IYENDAE (EP 66)
IYENDAE (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
55:35
January 22, 2021
.Jxck (EP 65)
.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
01:21:41
January 15, 2021
BRZOWSKI (EP 64)
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
01:59:08
January 08, 2021
Bruhv (EP 63)
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
01:10:44
January 01, 2021
Anthony Maintain (EP 62)
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
01:03:11
December 25, 2020
LAB Ralphie (EP 61)
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
01:02:53
December 18, 2020
Donald James (EP 60)
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)
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
02:05:20
December 04, 2020
Dave Gutter (EP 58)
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
01:24:17
November 27, 2020
Trele (EP 57)
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
56:33
November 20, 2020
ZAE Olson (EP 56)
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
56:18
November 13, 2020
Pink Navel: Solo Episode (EP 55)
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
01:31:21
November 06, 2020
Demon Dog (EP 54)
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
56:27
October 30, 2020
Obese the Prophet (EP 53)
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
01:02:06
October 23, 2020
Bensbeendead.: Part II (EP 52)
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
01:21:32
October 16, 2020
ILLMURRAY (EP 51)
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 09, 2020
Brit Martin (EP 50)
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
01:16:23
October 02, 2020
32french (EP 49)
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
01:26:50
September 25, 2020
Andre Hicks (EP 48)
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
59:58
September 18, 2020
New Fame (EP 47)
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
01:56:57
September 11, 2020
Dynamo-P (EP 46)
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 
01:02:10
September 04, 2020
Freddy Stone (EP 45)
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)
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
01:50:03
August 08, 2020
Won Pound Strikes Back (EP 43)
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
01:03:27
July 31, 2020
Unique Unknown (EP 42)
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
01:04:42
July 24, 2020
Kivvy (EP 41)
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
01:00:31
July 17, 2020
Don Ron (EP 40)
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
58:48
July 10, 2020
Joshua James Hand (EP 38)
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
01:24:31
June 26, 2020
Rap Supply Co./Blk Mrkt Project (EP 37)
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
01:16:22
June 19, 2020
LAZ (EP 36)
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
01:30:26
June 12, 2020
George Foisy (EP 34)
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
01:00:29
May 29, 2020
Bright Boy (EP 32)
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
01:05:31
May 22, 2020
Riley Lamarre (EP 31)
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
Cam Groves (EP 28)
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
01:33:31
May 08, 2020
Jimmy the Human (EP 22)
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
59:52
March 27, 2020
Mike Be (EP 21)
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
01:05:32
March 13, 2020
Just Milk (EP 20)
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
01:35:04
March 06, 2020
Pink Navel, S.AL & SB the Moor of 'Ruby Yacht' (EP 19)
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
01:08:39
February 29, 2020
ALunarLanding (EP 18)
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!
01:36:13
February 21, 2020
Angelikah (EP 17)
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
56:33
February 14, 2020
JR Specs (EP 16)
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)
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
01:00:50
January 31, 2020
Phoniks (EP 14)
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!
52:50
January 24, 2020
Myles Bullen (EP 13)
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
01:39:59
January 17, 2020
J-Wizdum (EP 12)
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
01:00:52
January 10, 2020
Kristina Kentigian (EP 11)
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)
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!
54:22
December 20, 2019
DrEy ArMaNi (EP 9)
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
57:49
December 13, 2019
The Return of Shane Reis (EP 8)
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 
54:12
November 27, 2019
Sarah Violette (EP 7)
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!
01:13:40
October 25, 2019
Offsite (EP 6)
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
01:33:51
September 27, 2019
God.Damn.Chan (EP 5)
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
01:44:46
August 21, 2019
B. Aull (EP 4)
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
01:12:57
July 26, 2019
Spose (EP 3)
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
02:00:26
July 10, 2019
Just Plain Jones (EP 2)
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
01:14:57
June 30, 2019
Bensbeendead. (Pilot EP)
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 06, 2019