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                                            2009 Press/Media Kit
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 Born and raised on a small island just outside of Detroit, DJ Benzi has    Club Highlights
 separated himself from the competition over his 26 years. After picking
                                                                            Underground            Chicago
 up his degree in Business Economics at Western Michigan University,        Sway                   New York
 Benzi relocated to Ann Arbor to pursue a career in the enter tainment      Rumor                  Boston
 field full time. He started growing his roots as a Club DJ at the age      The Drake Hotel        Toronto, Canada
 of 17, but it wasn’t until he started producing and hitting the mixtape    Bla                    Oslo, Norway
 circuit that he really started gaining the attention he deserved.          The Rumble             Malmo, Sweden
                                                                            Le Passage             Chicago
 In the past two years Benzi’s buzz has skyrocketed on the strength of      Plan B                 Detroit
 his patented “refixes,” especially the refreshing work he has done with    Cans                   Charlotte
 the Clipse and Lil Wayne on the popular “We Got The Remix” series.
                                                                            Bang!                  Cincincatti
                                                                            Republic               Vancouver
 DJ Benzi is most known for his creative twist on bridging the club/DJ
                                                                            The Standard           Los Angeles
 culture with that of commercial hip-hop.

 The Detroit-area remix maven is rapidly gaining notoriety and in 2008      For booking inquiries contact
 alone he was selected to URB Magazine’s Next 100 list and has shown        Peter Oasis at peteroasis@livendirect.com

 up in Fader Magazine, Rolling Stone, XXL, The Washington Post, and
 MTV. His buzz grew deafening at the end of 2008 when he released an
 official remix project with Kanye West & Plain Pat entitled “Sky High.”
 The project received 350,000 listens within its first day of release,
 making it one of social networking site Imeem’s most streamed
 media. Also in 2008, Benzi teamed up with his friend Diplo to produce
 the Paper Route Gangstaz “Fear & Loathing In Hunts Vegas” mixtape,
 which Pitchfork Media gave an outstanding 7.8 rating.

 Along with the remix albums, his own debut album, “Get Right,” on
 Amalgam Digital is in the works with a release date set for this summer.
 Over the last two years Benzi has also been on the road rocking shows
 all over the world and performing along side talent such as Diplo, the
 Clipse, the Cool Kids, Mick Boogie, and many other big names




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 Releases                                   Press Highlights

 Benzi, Kanye West and Plain Pat present    MTV
 SKY HIGH                                   XXL Magazine
 WE GOT THE REMIX SPECIAL EDITION           URB Magazine
                                            Pitchfork Media
 Benzi and 10 Deep present                  Metro Times Detroit
 THE NEW DEAL                               Banquet Online
                                            Turntablelab.com
 Benzi and Diplo present                    Hiphopsite.com
 PAPER ROUTE RECORDZ - FEAR AND             Shoutmouth
 LOATHING IN HUNTS VEGAS                    New York Magazine
 WE GOT THE REMIX SPECIAL EDITION
                                            Rollingstone Magazine
                                            Scratch Magazine
 URB presents Mick Boogie and Benzi
                                            The Washington Post
 MOTIVATION
 hosted by Fatman Scoop                     Prefix Magazine
                                            Fader Magazine
 Benzi presents DJ Rashad and CHI Boogie    The Boston Phoenix
 JUKE JAMS

 Benzi present
                                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IHyo6-N0I8
 GET RIGHT RADIO - SUMMER
 EDITION
 hosted by Sean Kingston


 Benzi & Evil Empire present
 NONE HIGHER
 WE GOT THE REMIX SPECIAL EDITION

 Benzi & Evil Empire present
 THE CLIPSE - WE GOT THE REMIX




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