Meet Benji & Fede: Sensational Italian Duo Making A Splash in Latin Music

Benji & Fede in 2016
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Benji & Fede attend Twitter's 10th Anniversary party on March 21, 2016 in Milan, Italy.  

Meet Benji & Fede, our latest pick for Billboard Latin's Artist On the Rise.

The Italian duo are quite the sensation in their native Italy and are ready to conquer the Latin music world. Benji & Fede, who performed during a showcase at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in April, today (June 3) released their first Spanish single titled "Eres mía" featuring Spanish singer Xris. 

Name: Benji & Fede

Members: Benjamin Mascolo and Federico Rossi

Age: Early twenties

Place of origin: Italy 

What do they sound like: With Fede as lead vocalist and Benji in the guitar, the Italian singers are known for their pop ballads and romantic lyrics. In their new Spanish track, the duo experiments with reggaeton beats. 

Recommended song: "Eres mía," produced by Dabruk and written by Dabruk and Xriz. 

What's next: Benji & Fede and Xriz will perform their upbeat track during the MTV Italy Music Awards on June 19. Their "Eres mía" music video, shot in Madrid, will hit YouTube on June 17.

Check out Benji & Fede's interview with Billboard where they talk about their love for Spanish music and following in the footsteps of other Italian artists who have crossed over to the Latin music market. 


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