Buddy - Staircases

Artist: Buddy

Featuring: Kendrick Lamar

Producer: Pharrell Williams

Album: Idle Time

Avg Rating: 32121   3.2 ( 12 total votes )

     

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Many emcees make it their mission to elevate listeners’ mindstates as they elevate their own status. Booth newcomer Buddy is just a little bit more literal than the rest. On the latest promo single off his debut set, the new Star Trak signee meditates on a few of the many things that “take [him] high”—Staircases, escalators, ladders, elevators, etc., etc. Label boss Pharrell‘s blissfully mellow piano-loop boardwork sets the mood for rhymes that, while highly abstract, remain firmly rooted in the realities of the hustle. After a dreamy yet driven opener which finds the Compton representative daydreaming about hopping a shuttle out of the ghetto, West Coast phenom Kendrick Lamar grabs the mic to deliver some far-out bars of his own, inviting listeners to, “look inside [his] eyes,” and peer through to the “alien” camouflaged beneath. Has Buddy succeeded in lifting your spirits with this vivid, headphone-ready jam? Then keep it locked - Idle Time has yet to receive a drop date, but we’ll be sure to keep you supplied with all the latest news and tunes from this promising up-and-comer.

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Written by on 03/29/12


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[Album] Buddy - Idle Time

Buddy has come together with The DJBooth and Ice Cream to bring fans his long-awaited debut street album, Idle Time. The project packs 13 original jams from the Compton, California native, including Booth-approved singles...


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