Benz “aka” Da Man Interview
Q: Introduce yourself to the LMD Readers.
A: I am Benz business man and one half of the Queen Boyz.
Q: How long have you been in the music industry?
A: Been in the business for 20 plus years. Just had a 20th anniversary for 1 Life 1 Love Records with Boo, Bra, Skrilla, Shuck, and the rest of the 1 Life 1 Love family.
Q: How did you start rapping?
A: Back in 1998, someone bet me that I could not do it. So I took the bet and here I am years later still dropping music. Bra aka Block Bear and I formed the duo the Queen Boyz to represent our hood the Queens.
Q: What inspired you to pursue opening various businesses?
A: Growing up and wanting to have different avenues to provide for my family and friends. There is Da Shak which is restaurant and MBar which is a night spot.
Q: What are you currently working on?
A: I recently dropped my album entitled 10.13 with videos for “Real As It Gets”, “Bag Talk”, and “I’m The Realest”.
Q: How is it being family man in the industry? Cons? Pros?
A: Family first. Sometimes I may be late or have to miss one of my kids sporting events but I am at as many as possible.
Q: Thoughts on current entertainment business in general?
A: The game always change and it is about getting the bag. It is easier to put out your music with social media.
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