Lyrics…Style…Focus…Taking Hip Hop to New Heightz: Benny Heightz has exploded out of New York City, gaining international attention with his first major single, “Match My Cash” featuring Rick Ross. Brought up in several burroughs of NY, Benny’s drive and talent quickly opened doors to new opportunities with NY producer and mentor KB. Benny Heightz has developed his skills with guidance from producers and local artists nationwide, from Atlanta (The Mechaniks) to LA. While signed to independent label Fyngamade, Benny worked with the talented producer Yung Fyngas, who has produced for such artists as UGK, Bun B, Stack Bundles, Lil Flip and DJ Double R.
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