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Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker -- an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity --…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 11:20 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There's something beautifully perverse about Father John Misty making such a regular prestigey music video for "Leaving LA," a song that's 13 minutes long. It's…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 4:18 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It didn't make this week's list, but I'd like to give a shout out to Selena Gomez's deeply ridiculous "Bad Liar" video. I like that…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2017 - 3:43 pm

More Buddy stories

Buddy – “Hey Up There” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign) Video

Up-and-coming Compton rapper Buddy shared "Black" featuring A$AP Ferg back in April and today he released another impressive collaborative track called "Hey Up There" with…
Julia Gray | June 20, 2018 - 9:55 pm

Buddy – “Black” (Feat. A$AP Ferg) Video

Last year, the Compton rap prospect Buddy linked up with Kaytranada for the collaborative EP Ocean & Montana. After that sunny, laid-back release, though, Buddy…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2018 - 9:42 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There's something beautifully perverse about Father John Misty making such a regular prestigey music video for "Leaving LA," a song that's 13 minutes long. It's…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 4:18 pm

Buddy – “That Much”

Earlier this year, Compton rapper Buddy teamed up with Montreal producer Kaytranada for a whole EP worth of songs, and today he's announced that he'll…
James Rettig | August 10, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Khalid – “Young Dumb & Broke” Video

In case you haven't yet hopped aboard the Khalid bandwagon, the 19-year-old El Paso singer's album American Teen is one of 2017's most impressive debuts.
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2017 - 11:10 am

Buddy & Kaytranada – “World Of Wonders” Video

We were mighty impressed with Ocean & Montana, the breezy and infectious new summertime rap EP from Compton rapper Buddy and Montreal producer Kaytranada. "World…
Chris DeVille | June 14, 2017 - 1:55 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Buddy & Kaytranada Make Effortless, Breezy Summertime Rap Music

There are so many kinds of good rapping. There are the obvious forms, of course. There's the breathless technical rapping. There's the idiosyncratic, inventive, stylistically…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 12:56 pm

Stream Buddy & Kaytranada Ocean & Montana EP

The great Montreal producer Kaytranada is more of a house guy than a rap guy, but he's lately been making more and more music for…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2017 - 11:22 am

BJ The Chicago Kid – “Church” (Feat. Chance The Rapper & Buddy) Video

Before we get into the dynamite video for BJ The Chicago Kid and Chance The Rapper's hedonism-vs-godly-behavior collaboration "Church" I want to clarify one thing:…
Caitlin White | September 15, 2015 - 5:47 pm

BJ The Chicago Kid – “Church” (Feat. Chance The Rapper & Buddy)

Everyone might not know BJ The Chicago Kid's name, but they probably know his voice. He's lent his soulful croon to songs by people like…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2015 - 2:34 pm