Benny The Butcher Is Working On A New Movie Starring “Some Of Your Favorite Actors”
When Westside Gunn, Conway the Machine and Benny the Butcher team up on any kind of Griselda project, they give us some of the harshest rap music we’ve heard in the decade. When Westside Gunn, Conway the Machine, and Benny the Butcher are on their solo waves, the spectrum of their offerings widens tremendously.
Gunn loves expensive art and high fashion, Conway spits with the ferocity of a whole lion pack and gives us arguably the best raps from the Eastside Buffalo collective and Benny does it all.
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A designer always rocking and telling stories of his time on the streets and his time after the streets, Benny left the exclusive rap path and really focused on visual storytelling. Music videos remain the most common medium for this but, as with the recent Boosie Badazz film My battle, Benny also embarked on the cinema.
Release Conflict earlier this year the Tana speaks the rapper took to the sandy streets of Buffalo and turned his raps into a feature film. And according to the butcher himself, another feature film is in the works.
In a Balenciaga all-over print sweater and his usual Roc Nation paper plane cover, Benny took the time to walk the red carpet at the BET Hip-Hop Awards to talk about his upcoming film.
“I’m working on a new movie,” Benny told the red carpet cameras. “It’s a movie that I wrote. I produced it. I put some of your favorite actors in it. About to start filming very soon so we can release it.”
While he hasn’t revealed who these specific actors are, it looks like there will be some really big names in The Butcher’s upcoming film. Conflict given the likes of Gunn and Michael Rapaport, who are already big names towards them, so it will be interesting to see who Benny outperforms these two with.
Few details on the new movie have been revealed, but based on the subject matter of almost everything Benny does, it’s certainly possible that we will see some of our favorite actors transported to the underworld of Buffalo and see how they handle them. situations the butcher has seen in real life.
As Benny said, the movie hasn’t been shot yet, so don’t expect to see this new movie anytime soon, but we all know about Griselda’s prolific work ethic, it wouldn’t be. so not surprisingly to get some sort of preview of the project before too long. Either way, Benny’s revelation that he’s working on films again is thrilling and whenever new information pops up, be sure to come back here for these updates.
In the meantime, let us know in the comments if you’ve seen Benny’s latest movie. Conflict and if you’ll be checking this new movie every time it comes out.