Then, there was a fan of both me and Hopsin and this fan posted it on his wall and then he showed the video to Dame, who is the co-owner of Funk Volume and they sent me an email. I had no plans of pushing it like that and it has had the strongest feedback out of all my music. Hemi – Single by Jarren Benton”. Atlanta always had a different sound, aside from that down South style and there are also those emcees who do not have that Southern sound. Even More No Homo Skit. Hip hop , Horrorcore.

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Sometimes the industry forgets that the people want something different. Daily, the Funk Volume movement is getting bigger and bigger, what is it like to get a front-row seat to this show?

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Working with them bdnton be a dream come true. Life in jwrren Jungle. What do you want the fans to get out of this project when they listen to it? Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

First off, I want people to enjoy it and to take in the dope quality and then I want people to realize I love hip hop and for them to realize that I am about to put my foot in the game and so far the album has a lot of positive feedback.

my grandmas basement jarren benton

Outkast is one of the elements of what Jarren Benton is. I chose this title because it fit the description of what I was trying to do.

So, I decided to call my grandma and had her do the intro. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Streams Videos All Posts. How did this whole Funk Volume situation ajrren together for you?


We On My Own Dick. Going from nothing, Atlanta is now the stronghold of hip hop and I am from here and witnessed the start of this. How do you feel about the current sound of Atlanta hip hop and what do you bring to the table that is different? But, Jarren Benton holds things down right there in the hometown. The core of any movement is people going against the grain and that is what people forget.

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I was diverse with the hardcore hip hop, the turn up, and the lyrical stuff. AllMusic gave the album a three out of five star rating saying, benron most of his lyrics lapsing into the violent specifics of how he deals with the people who cross him, but as much as shock value plays a role in the rhymes, unlike similar-minded artists like Earl Sweatshirt and the Odd Future crew, Benton’s brand of horrorcore features trap beats that are made for booming speakers rather than creeping out listeners.

my grandmas basement jarren benton

This love is something I am really digging too. Benton explained his mindset going into his debut album saying, “This album has a different vibe. They bsaement off Atlanta, they kicked the fucking door down for people like myself.

My Grandma’s Basement

We kept in contact with each other and we were all at SXSW and we were at the same set. But, fans are flocking to it because Hopsin and SwizZz are on it. We went out on tour and the fan base was crazy and being cool with everybody, I watch old videos that show how it all came together and how they started out performing in front of fifteen people. Coming when that was the popular shit, they brought something different and twenty years later, they are still here and dope as fuck. At one point, I was frustrated by the sound of Atlanta because it was difficult for me to get my sounds out there.


Honestly, I think it is everybody sticking to their own lane is what is attracting the fans.

HHV Exclusive: Jarren Benton talks Funk Volume, “My Grandma’s Basement” album, and Atlanta hip hop

Hemi – Single by Jarren Benton”. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. I think people misinterpreted my earlier work, although it was dope, but I am an emcee, I love hip hop and this is reflected on this album. I think the current sound is dope, but I am a different style of emcee.

At the time, I was holding talks with Def Jam, but they had a lot going on that I did not understand, so I went to Arizona and did a show and they were there, the chemistry was their, I liked their vision, and then the fan base was huge. I am a guy from Atlanta, born and raised here, but most of my music does not sound like the down South Atlanta stuff, but I do not feel it is something different, I am taking from my influences and mixing myself in.