Reggae/Island Music is one of the hottest genres on the charts while producing some of music’s most prolific talent like Sean Paul, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Shaggy, and so many more, and superstar Collie Buddz is one of the freshest young stars taking the charts by storm with his unique blend of soulful voice, deep lyrics, and “It Boy” qualities making him the most buzz-worthy current Reggae artist over the past few years. In the summer of 2007, Collie Buddz’ Columbia Records self-titled debut album stormed the charts entering the Billboard Reggae Chart at #1 and he as been featured on songs with Beyonce, Lil’ Wayne, Busta Rhymes and many more… The Reggae singjay became an international star when this album then went on to debut across the world at the top of every chart from Japan to Germany. With much of the production coming from Collie himself, he delivered a solid debut with contributions from Supa Dups, Shea Taylor, Bang Out, Screwface, Bobby Konders and Crown N Kah-So-Real to name just a few. Released just a day before US Independence Day, Collie’s debut album could be heard blasting out of car windows from Brooklyn to Kingston all summer long. Critically speaking, Collie’s debut was a monster. Speaking of his first single, an undeniable summer anthem titled, “Come Around,” Source Magazine proclaimed, “This 24 year old shotta has got an anthem spreading across the seas.” “The song is a monster,” claimed Miami New Times. And, Hip Hop Weekly said, “Collie Buddz is one of the most firmly grounded voices you may ever encounter.” Now he is touring around the world, and there is no stopping this phenom!!
Here “The King Of Kamelot” sits down with the hottest young face of Reggae to talk about his meteoric rise to the top of the charts, what it’s like carrying the flag for Reggae music into the next generation, some of the artists that have inspired him, how women react to that of so soulful voice, and he even gives an impromptu performance for Kade Nation! Enjoy guys because this kid is on the verge of Grammy Winning Superstardom!!