Buddy was born and raised in Compton and he’s L.A. through and through. The versatile rapper and singer was signed to Pharrell’s i am OTHER label back when he was a teenager, and he hasn’t stopped evolving since. 2017 has been big for Buddy, with the Kaytranada-produced ‘Ocean & Montana’ EP followed by the ‘Magnolia’ EP, which features Wiz Khalifa and Boogie. With an album on the way, and the music getting better and better, we spent the day with Buddy to discover what makes him tick.