SWEET BENNIE RAY
The Voice of the Streets
The definition of a legend is an extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field.
On August 24th in Lakenheath, England the birth of a future Legend took place Bennie Ray Deshone Jr. Better known as Sweet Bennie Ray (BIG BEN) 8 weeks later he would bless Fort Worth, Texas with his presence.
Now Texas is famous for doing everything BIG and its Southern Hospitality. Blessed with both of these qualities, Big Ben found himself right at home in Fort Worth Texas. Bennie found his love for music at the age of 5 or 6. Then one of Bennie’s cousins took him to a concert a “Michael Jackson” concert to be exact, The Victory Tour 1984! After that, he was hooked and took off running with his love and passion for music and the rap game.
Sweet Bennie Ray considered by many as the voice of the streets, has been an artist since 1997 best known for being a member of The Rally Boys Legendary Texas Rap Group and his label “SWEET MUSIC”. Growing up listening to the (Legendary Scarface), 8 Ball, MJG, & UGK (Bun B and the late great PIMP C) and being raised by a real, and independent woman influenced Sweet Bennie Ray with CHARM, FINESSE, REALNESS and THE GIFT OF GAB meaning “the ability to speak easily and confidently in a way that makes people want to listen to you and believe you”. When Sweet Bennie Ray speaks through his music people listen and are still listening for his unique sound, which by the way is extremely different from most artists you hear theses days.
Sweet Bennie Ray has been blessed to collaborate with numerous artists in the Game. Twisted Black, Scarface, Lyfe Jennings, Devin The Dude, Bonified, Lil Boosie, Jasmine Sullivan, Big Chief and many more. “Big Ben” works hard has traveled all around the United States spreading his music. In 2004 he released HARD HOOD CLASSIC Vol. 1. In 2006 he dropped HARD HOOD CLASSICS Vol. 2 which is still being talked about to this day!! He also released a comeback called (Lurraine Raised Me), in response to K. Michelle’s (2012) song (Can’t Raise A Man). SWEET BENNIE RAY dropped TAX SEASON 1 in 2014, he also CO Starred in the movie Wash It UP in 2004. Directed by the legendary (BOOMTOWN) Co starring Chrystale Wilson
Sweetie Bennie Ray latest project TS2 (TAX SEASON 2) set to release
It’s no wonder that he has been considered a legend since his early twenties here in Funky Town (Fort Worth). Although extremely modest about being considered a legend. Quoted by (Sweet Bennie Ray) “I’m just being a vessel and allowing GOD to use me in however he sees fit! If that means me doing my thing or me instilling my knowledge of the game into someone else. Either way, I am up for the task. I bring knowledge to the table and I know what sounds good”
Aside from being a Legendary Recording artist Sweet Bennie Ray is the Co-Owner of a Tax Service.
“If you are looking for Sweet Bennie Ray, I am definitely not hard to find just type in Sweet Bennie Ray on whatever Social Media Outlet you choose and I will pop up ( It’s Only One Me).”