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Heralded as the B.R.I.M. – Best Rapper in Memphis—Cannible is on the fast track to becoming the best lyricist in the game. His combinations of southern beats, catchy choruses, sharp punch lines and witty wordplay have led the young artist to grow in popularity. The young rap artist, a Memphis native, got his start by using his music as his way to emancipate himself from the effects of his surroundings. Cannible’s hunger to become the best at what he does has led him to release a total of nine mixtapes over the course of one year that have accumulated over 10,000 downloads. Of the nine mixtapes, two of them — entitled Cannible Lecter and Mr. Rewind – were featured on Datpiff’s Top 8 Mixtapes during the months of their releases. Of the plethora of songs Cannible has recorded, many of his tracks have been played in clubs city-wide. The hit single “I’m The Man” became so popular that it held a place in the rotation for the local radio station HOT 107.1. The song “Coop” was featured on Overtime mixtape which has received over 200,000 plays on Another one of his tracks became the official theme song for the University of Memphis’ Tigers Basketball Team for the 2010-2011 NCAA season. Cannible has also been featured in the ESPN Magazine as the artist most listened to by the Tigers, second only to another Memphis artist, Yo Gotti. On a smaller scale, many of the local high school sports teams have adopted his songs as their anthems. Cannible has become a hometown hero through his music. Fans have uploaded videos of the young artist that have received more than 80,000 views. He has thousands of people looking forward to his upcoming projects, which include the release of his first motion picture “BRIM the Documentary.” His listeners follow his success in admiration of his work ethics and his humbleness has attracted a wide variety of fans. Lyrics to his songs have inspired Facebook statuses and trending topics on Twitter. Jacobe “Cannible” Benton’s yearning to leave his mark on the music industry has paved the way to the top and with his consistency; it’s only a matter of time before he gets there.


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