Growing up with his mother in St. Louis, MO, Bentley became influenced by the many genres of music played in the home.
From here he developed an interest in creating music. Guitar lessons provided and early introduction into creating and playing music of his own. In 2013 Hendrixx created the moniker BentleyHendrixx, first as a spoof name for Facebook, and later into a brand. The name comes is a mash up of his dream car and an homage to the legendary rocker, Jimi Hendrix as a reminder to always stay classy and rock out.