From the outset of Benny Benassi’s professional journey, the spaces and places framing his musical landscape have grown smaller and smaller. In this new millennium, physical distance is no match against the technological forces driving the creativity between two or more collaborative bodies. The discography of Benassi is the perfect illustration: a kaleidoscope of genres crafted by an Italian GRAMMY Award-winning artist.
With the release of Electroman, Benny Benassi substantiated his love of hip-hop, which is often overshadowed by his status and influence on the electronic dance music scene. In support of this effort, Benny Benassi squeezed some time out of his busy schedule and settled down for an interview with Clayton Perry – reflecting on the global emergence of hip-hop, European club culture and his musical partnership with his cousin, Alle Benassi.