Chris “Cuzyn C” Bengston ( born June 26, 1984) is an American Producer, Singer, Songwriter, & Engineer, from Knoxville, TN. By blending the smooth sound of R&B with his long-time love for aggressive Hip-Hop lyrics and thumping bass, Chris Bengston has created a style that truly sets him apart from the rest. For him music is life, and when you step into his reality through the speakers, one cannot help but notice his passion and love for his craft. Whether he is moving you with his punching melodic production, taking you to another world with his distinctive voice, or making you re-wind his catchy story like lyrics over and over again, Chris Bengston is sure to have you coming back for more.
Although there are numerous works which are currently available for free online, Chris is currently working on his first official release under Block by Block Entertainment. This will be an edgy blend of up-beat hip-hop and soothing R&B made to suit any true music lover. Countless hours spent in the studio, and more than a year of preparation, have made this his most demanding project yet! Another free album is slated for release this summer, before the album is dropped, so be on the look-out for more to come from Chris Bengston this year!
Growing up in East Tennessee, 28 year old Chris, has faced much adversity. Whether it be the misconception that he does not "fit in" to the urban music scene, lack of a proper outlet in his hometown of knoxville, or simply the fight with his dreams to continue his pursuit of happiness. Through many trying years he has continued to strive for music excellence while maintaining a 9-5 and struggling from day to day in a withering economy. Though enduring, 15 years of hard work, pain, and dedication have went into making Chris the well-rounded self-taught Singer/Songwriter/Producer/Engineer that he is today.
On this long road to success, Chris “Cuzyn C” Bengston has taken him-self and his music to the highest level. Now is the time to take both even further! There is no limit to what will be achieved, and his strong passion for learning and personal betterment is destined to push Chris Bengston into the cd players and hearts of millions!