From being discovered by Pharrell in high school to getting peoples attention back in 2014 with his Idle Time EP, which by the way featured a young Kendrick Lamar, rising Compton artist Buddy has been on a path for success over the past couple years. Back in May, he teamed up with producer Kaytranada for a joint project called Oceans & Montana, which received great reviews in the process. So looking to build off its momentum & duplicate its success, Buddy announced last month that he was releasing a new EP to close out the Summer on August 25th called Magnolia, and alas here it is.
Laced with only 5 tracks in total, the EP features guest appearances by Boogie, Wiz Khalifa, and Kent Jones, meanwhile production is handled entirely by the duo Mike & Keys. In a recent interview, Buddy said he really wanted fans to get familiar with the production duo.
“I really want the listeners to get familiar with Mike & Keys.” the Compton rapper said. "We have over a hundred songs over the course of 3 years and we picked 5 to put out to the world. Their production is completely different from Kaytranada. I also want to further demonstrate my versatility as an artist.”
Led by the previously heard singles “That Much” & “Type Of Shit” featuring Wiz Khalifa, fans can now stream the 5-track EP in its entirety via Apple Music. Take a listen & let us know what you think. If you're a fan, be sure to show your support on iTunes.
Be on the lookout for an upcoming episode of "How To Roll" featuring Buddy coming in the near future as well. Stay tuned.
1. "4 The Record" (Feat. Boogie)
2. "Who Shot 2 Tall"
3. "Type Of Shit" (Feat. Wiz Khalifa)
4. "Last Time" (Feat. Kent Jamz)
5. "That Much"