Review: Benji Swank – ‘Beautiful Diamonds’



An aspiring trap artist from Daytona Beach, Benji Swank has always had a passion for music. Armed with a will to experiment and a fierce creative streak, his music is a fresh take on a familiar genre, combining trap energy with a refined new wave style. Inspired by the likes of Michael Jackson, Playboi Carti, and Andre 3000, is a unique mix of modern rap and timeless RnB.


His latest musical release comes in the form of ‘Beautiful Diamonds’, a glistening stream of beats and lingering refrains that brings a more textured sound to the genre. Drifting into the spotlight as a vibrant exchange between nuanced EDM sounds, more cultivated hip-hop sounds and the commercial avant-garde, creating a defined illustration of Benji’s talents.


As his vocals transition into more immediate a more immediate rap style, the music delves into more sonic territory, creating a contrast in energy and style that carries forward to the very end of the track. Unpolished, but with a more mature and artistic delivery than your standard rhythm and blues tracks, there is a lingering magic to the track that holds your focus brilliantly.



A welcome and illustrative introduction to Benji’s sound, ‘Beautiful Diamonds’ is an evolved RnB track that rallies around a central creative vein. Available now on all major streaming platforms, it’s the start of massive career to come.


Score: 7.5/10


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