Benny Blanco – American producer, songwriter, and singer
Benny Blanco’s real name is Benjamin Levin. He was born on 8 March 1988 in Reston, Virginia. When he was 6 years old, Benny showed an avid interest in music. Later, in one of the interviews, he said that he made an important choice after listening to two of his favorite songs: Aqua’s Barbie Girl” and Bryan Adams’ “All For Love”. These songs helped him choose the direction of his music career.
While still in school, Benny recorded himself signing with a tape recorder. He also worked hard on original lyrics. In just a few years, his work made its way into the hands of Columbia Records producers. When Blanco was 14, his friends introduced the teenager to P. Anderi, who was an influential producer at the time. He helped the aspiring artist to work on his songs in VA basement studio. Benny was trying to hone his skills and find an original style. Later, Benny met another producer Disco D. He spent a lot of his time traveling from Virginia to New York to work with the celebrity. Even though they didn’t come up with any high-quality work, the experience was priceless for the musician, who decided to become a producer.