Benny the Butcher, Rick Hyde & Heem – Times is Rough [Prod. by DJ Premier]


Benny The Butcher and his Black Soprano Family (BSF) have announced their biggest compilation project to date, Long Live DJ Shay, which will be released on 9-9-22. Along with the album announcement, they also released a new single and video for “Times Is Rough,” which is produced by the legendary DJ Premier. “Times Is Rough” is now available!

Long Live DJ Shay, is a celebration of the legacy and impact of DJ Shay (RIP), not only for BSF and Griselda, but his lasting impact on the culture. Long Live DJ Shay is Benny’s Roc La Familia project, a warning shot for the streets that not only showcase himself and his label but more importantly his burgeoning roster of talent; and those closely associated with him. Long Live DJ Shay features appearances and production from Benny and his BSF brethren along with Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, Boldy James, Stove God Cooks, Krayzie Bone, Armani Caesar, DJ Premier, The Alchemist & Jansport J.

“Long Live DJ Shay! We put so much into this knowing he is watching down on us, and I know this is gonna wake everyone up,” Benny The Butcher confidently asserts. “B$F is the biggest. I promise you we them ones. The album is top-notch; from production to the rhymes and it’s entirely mixed by the legendary Young Guru, so I know it’s gone pop out ya speakers the right way. “


Intro W/ Fuego Base FEAT Westside Gunn (Prod DJ Shay)
Shay Face W/ Rick Hyde & Benny The Butcher (Prod SixFiggaDigga)
297 Parkside W/ Rick Hyde & ELCamino FEAT Stove God Cooks (PROD Camoflauge Monk)
Danger Zone W/ Heem & Rick Hyde FEAT OT THE REAL (PROD Rick Hyde)
Pandemic W/ Rick Hyde FEAT Conway The Machine & Cory Gunz (PROD The Alchemist)
Skit (Sit Down At Preemo)
Times Is Rough W/ Benny The Butcher, Rick Hyde & Heem (PROD DJ Premier)
Mustachios W/ Heem FEAT Boldy James & Chase Fetti (PROD DJ Shay)
Li-Lo W/ ELCamino & Loveboat Luciano FEAT Krayzie Bone (PROD Illtone716)
Respect To Shay (Joe Budden Skit)
Bigger BSF W/ Benny The Butcher, Rick Hyde & Heem FEAT Aramani Caesar (PROD Rick Hyde)
Brody W/ Heem & ELCamino (PROD Jansport J)

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