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When it comes to remixes, successfully recreating any 90s R&B song takes ambition, let alone a hit like Destiny Child’s ‘Say My Name’. Yet benny mayne managed to do it with the perfect amount of cheeky originality.
Toronto-native benny mayne took a familiar classic and made it his own. While the opening melodies and rhythms remain, mayne’s provocative lyrics and brassy rhymes create just the right balance of old and new. After the opening chorus, benny mayne reveals his signature pop influences. Between his raunchy style and animated instrumentals, mayne found his sweet-spot for R&B covers.
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Since the release of his debut single, “bounce”, mayne has been climbing the charts. “bounce” alone received almost 500,000 listens between Soundcloud and Spotify. The breakout single even earned top spots on Soundcloud R&B charts all over the world, from . Following releases such as “lucky”, “basic bitch”, and “Attitude” continued showcasing benny mayne’s broad interpretation of the hip-hop/R&B/pop genre. Whether he’s feeling dark, flirty, or innovative (as is clearly the case with his “Say My Name” cover), benny mayne consistently shows promise.
Now that Paradigm Agency, booking agent for greats like Ed Sheeran, Gucci Mane, and Sia, has officially taken mayne on, we definitely have more to look forward to. Check us out here at Verge Campus and follow all of maynes’ socials to stay updated on the budding benny mayne brand!
Listen to his cover above and follow him on Soundcloud, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
My name is Ina and I'm an avid lover of fashion, food, friends, dance, music, and herb puns. I want to be as cool as Millie Bobby Brown when I grow up. Boston University Class of 2020.