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Benny Benassi Biography

Marco Benassi, globally know as Benny Benassi, was born in Milan, Italy. The Techno/House DJ/record producer landed worldwide fame with the release of his 2002 single “Satisfaction.” The chart-topping tune launched an upcoming genre know as Electro music. Benassi’s worldwide initiation of Electro earned him the title: “Godfather of Electro.”

Benassi has been credited as one of the world’s top DJs, has headlined endless major festivals, and performed at venues around the world. He has wowed audiences at events such as Coachella and Electric Daisy Carnival festivals and performed at major North American clubs including Pacha in New York and Government in Toronto.

Benassi’s previous album releases include 2003′s Hypnotica, which features “No Matter What You Do” and “Love is Gonna Save Us.” It remained on the Top 20 list of France’s Official Album Sales Chart even months after its release.

Benassi began working as a producer in collaboration with his cousin, Alle Benassi. After producing KMC feat Dhany, the Benassi cousins started work on the BENNY BENASSI presents THE BIZ project, an explosive mixture of Electro, Techno and House music with minimalist flair. The first single “Satisfcation” has landed on main charts all over Europe.

Following in 2004, as part of The Biz, they released 2004′s Pumphonia, including singles “Illusion,” which made France’s Top 20 Official Dance Chart, and “Hit My Heart,” both became massive European hits. In 2005 Phobia was dropped as the Benassi Brothers, and then in 2008, Rock N Rave, featuring Iggy Pop, Black Box, and Mia J. Benny.

Benassi has hit mainstream big time, working with artists such as Outkast who he created the hit single “Ghetto Musik” with.

Benassi’s album Spaceship was released in 2011 on Ultra Records. Electroman, also released in 2011, blasted global charts with “Beautiful People” and “Cinema.” He also released DJ Club Hits Vol. 14 the same year.

EDM fans can expect Benassi’s tours to reach every corner of Europe including France, Gemany, and Ibiza as well as in the UK. Benassi also regularly performs in US hot spots such as Crobar in Miami.

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