Snoop Dogg, creative consultant and executive at Def Jam, made a recent visit on the “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast for an interview supporting his forthcoming album Algorithm. In the episode, Snoop revealed he recently signed Griselda emcee, Benny The Butcher, to Def Jam Recordings.
“I’m on Def Jam Records right. I’m a creative consultant executive, and just to let you know that it don’t exist no more, I’m going to announce on your show that I just signed Benny The Butcher and he is one of the hardest rappers up out of Buffalo, New York,” Snoop said. “So that’s showing that there are no more lines to be crossed. We are doing what we’re supposed to be doing. The Butcher’s coming.”
Benny The Butcher confirmed the news with an Instagram post, starting his caption with, “A Buffalo ni**a the new face of The Legendary @defjam signed my major deal finally this for DJ Shay Griselda x B$F this is BIG.”
Congratulations to Benny The Butcher for this milestone in his career. Stay tuned for more on this and other hip-hop news.