Who is Buddy?
Keys: Buddy is this talented, young artist from Compton. He was signed to Pharrell when he was 16 and he’s starting to get his popularity up. People are recognizing him by his music. He’s been doing it for a minute though. He’s a real talented kid. He’s signed to RCA right now and we’re just doing his album and keep it going.
Mike: He’s from Compton. He’s one of the newer guys we like working with.
DX: How did you guys start working with Buddy?
Mike: We started working with Buddy because this guy that we knew, Brett. He brought him through to the studio and was like you guys should be working together. We did one song and he never left our studio. Literally, for like a year. Literally, an organic vibe. We didn’t even know Buddy. Everything was just based on the music.
DX: What’s going on with him now? You guys did the Magnolia project, correct?