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Buck 65

Hello. I'm Buck 65 and this is my bio…

I was born with the name Ricardo Terfry. My dad started calling me Buck 65 the day I was born. I don't know why. That's the truth. A lot of stories have been made up about where the name comes from, some of them by me. I've lied about it. But “where does the name come from?” is a boring question. And the truth is, I don't even know myself.

I also get asked all the time, “how would you describe your sound?” I don't have a good answer for that either. I could say “hip hop”, but a lot of people would disagree with that. Why would they? Well, best I can figure is that it's a very conservative genre and my take on it is very liberal, to say the least.

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Albums

Situation
Situation
Warner Bros.
2007
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