Interview by Tim Brown
When and where were you born?
I was born March 18, 1997 and I was born in Cincinnati, OH
What’s your full name?
My full name is Benyahmin Yehudah Strayhorn
Where did you get your name
My mother actually named me, but I believe that my first name came from the bible.
What was your childhood like?
My childhood was pretty rough. I lived and stayed in a hood where there wasn’t really much to do except be around violence. To avoid those things, I used to go to the neighborhood rec center and play basketball.
How many brothers and sisters do you have and how was your parental history?
I have 7 brothers and 3 sisters, and my parental history was okay.
What made you start doing industry things and when did you start?
I started doing industry things when I felt that I needed to take my career to the next level.
I felt like the 1st industry thing that I did was get on ascap.
Who were your greatest influences in the industry growing up and who influences you now.
My greatest influences in the industry growing up were the Isley Brothers. They came from the same rough neighborhood I came from and where able to live out their dream and make great music. NWA influences the music that I make currently.
What are your greatest goals?
My goals are to be remembered in the industry as a legend, have millions a dollars and still be relevant years after.
What’s to be expected of you in the future?
I will be an artist on the rise who everyone eventually will like and I will be touring with shows sold out.
What big shows have you had if any and have you ever opened up for any headliners, if so, who?
I’ve had several big shows where I performed at club’s multiple times and I have opened for artists such as Lil Durk, G Herbo, Bezz Believe, K Camp and Gunna!
What makes you different from other artist?
I am different from other artists because I switch up styles and flows. Most artists only manage to do 1 style, but I can switch and bring you different ones, all in one song.
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