Hip Hop Universe - Benzino

Raymond Scott, better known by his stage name Benzino, is an American hip hop media executive and record producer. He was known for appearing on VH1 reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and TV One original series The Next :15.

Benzino was born in Boston, Massachusetts to a Cape Verdean and German mother and a Puerto Rican and African American father. Along with his longtime friend, David Mays, Benzino is known for being a principal of the hip hop magazine The Source, which was launched in 1988 as a single-sheet newsletter out of Mays' Harvard University dorm room.

Benzino was a founding member of rap groups The Almighty RSO and Made Men, before finally becoming a solo artist. He has appeared on the reality television show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, since 2012.


Revenge of da Badd Boyz (with The Almighty RSO) 1994
Doomsday: Forever RSO (with The Almighty RSO) 1996
Classic Limited Edition (with Made Men) 1999
The Benzino Project 2001
The Benzino Remix Project 2002
Redemption 2003
Die Another Day: Flawless Victory 2003
Arch Nemesis 2005
The Antidote 2007
Caezar 2011
Blue Bag 2011
The Magnificent 757's with Stevie J 2012
Crushed Ice (as Zino Grigio) 2013
Welcome to Texaco City with OJ da Juiceman 2015