I have seen the transition from nobody paying attention to the scene to the people focusing on the pioneers like TLC and Kris Kross. How do you feel about the current sound of Atlanta hip hop and what do you bring to the table that is different? Based in Atlanta, the movement consists of members from all over the place. Even More No Homo Skit. My Grandma’s Basement debuted and peaked at number on the Billboard and number four on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart.

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I came into the movement a little later, because it was when the fan base first started to grow. I had a kid on the way, no job, just bad luck at the time, it was growing pains for me.

My Grandma’s Basement

What I bring is different than the typical My grandmas basement jarren benton sound, but I do not feel it is something that has not been done before, but what I do is something you would not expect from most popular Atlanta rappers.

Hip hopHorrorcore. At one point, I was frustrated by the sound of Geandmas because it was difficult for me to get my sounds out there. All of my other projects were a bit outlandish and non-personal.

If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted. The core of any movement is people jarrdn against the grain and that is what people forget. Views Read Edit View history. 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. But, granemas are flocking my grandmas basement jarren benton it because Hopsin and SwizZz are on it.


Benton explained his mindset going into his debut album saying, “This album has a different vibe. It is not going against the baswment for the sake of going against the grain, it is doing it because it comes natural and this is organic, real shit. As offensive as he wants to be following a mixtape titled Freebasing with Kevin Bacon, for his full-length debut Atlanta rapper Jarren Benton fills his lyrics with absement stories about drugs, gore, and the severe depression that comes from living in his grandma’s basement.

I responded to them, then we talked, and he was a fan of my work. But, there were no emcees from the city early on like what the West Coast and East Coast had, shit even the Midwest had it.

Outkast is one of the elements of what Jarren Benton is. At the time, I needed an intro for the album and I was going back and forth about what to do grwndmas the intro.

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

Even More No Homo Skit. 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. My Grandma’s Basement was met with generally positive reviews from music critics.

Being a native of Atlanta, how do you feel about the impact your city is having on the game? Jarren Benton stopped by Hip Hop Vibe for a brief chat to speak on all that is going my grandmas basement jarren benton in his world.


My Grandma’s Basement debuted and peaked at number on the Billboard and number four on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart. You had your grandma actually do the intro for the album, can you tell us how that came together and how you convinced her to do it?

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

Read the entire interview below: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. What do you want the fans to get out of this project when they listen to it?

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Introspection Late Night Partying. I did not even want to put it on this project, I was not going to push it as a single. But, I love the sound of Atlanta and we are coming into the day and age where things that were not popular are popular now and a lot of dope shit, aside from myself, will be coming from Atlanta in the near future.

There was no acting or anything, that is really her. April 3, [1]. When I came in, the fan base was already there. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for music.