Music on Mondays: Buck 65 – Wicked and Weird

If you like your hip-hop downbeat, off-kilter and a bit scruffy round the edges, rather than blingin’ and pumpin’, then Buck 65 is for you. I was first introduced to him (aka Canadian Richard Terfry) by Ricky and Tim from Belleruche, and I really like the lo-fi, “Who gives a shit?” attitude.

Here’s Wicked and Weird, from the album Talkin’ Honky Blues:

And 1957, from the album Situation – look out for the Thelonius Monk namecheck:

Love it.

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