Buck 65

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Birthday
4, 1972
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Born Richard Terfry and better known as Buck 65, this Canadian musician is notable for his work in the hip hop and alternative genres. His album Talkin Honky Blues won a 2004 Juno Award in the alternative music album category, and his earlier recording, Square, was nominated for the same honor.

Before Fame

In his teens, he was a star baseball player whose athletic performance attracted the attention of a New York Yankees scout. After an injury ended his baseball dreams, he became a self taught disc jockey and music producer and released a hip hop single titled "The Rhyme Has To Be Good."

Trivia

Apart from his musical career, he is a well known radio personality. In 2008, he began hosting a CBC program called the Radio 2 Drive Show.

Family Life

He grew up in rural Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia. His 2014 album Neverlove was his attempt to deal with the emotional fallout from his divorce.

Associated With

Early in his career, after recording an album titled Chin Music under the stage name of Stinkin Rich, Buck 65 was signed to the Murderecords label by guitarist Patrick Pentland and other members of the Canadian band Sloan.