Meet Rising Artist: Ded Buddy (Dedicated Friend)

What is the meaning behind your name?

“Ded Buddy (Dedicated friend).

“Got the name from being there for everybody back when I was in school. Especially the ladies. LOL. I was simply the one they could count on.”

Where are you from and where do you reside now?

“I’m originally from Ghana but currently in New York.”

Tell us about your latest releases, what inspired you to create them?

“For a while I’ve been creating and writing tracks that could easily cross over. ‘BE MINE’ and other tracks already recorded for my upcoming EP makes perfect sense. My inspiration behind these works are the experiences of living and loving in New York and Ghana.”

What is unique about you and your music?

“My level of versatility in music has always been a unique part of me and as far as my music is concerned my fusion of genres makes it distinct from first listen. R&B with a twist of High-Life.”

What shaped your music?

“I must say it’s the process of LIVING that shaped both who I am and my music.”

When did you realize you were going to make music professionally?

“Might sound funny but facts. At 10 years old I was walking on the beach looking for my big cousin who took me there and then I found Michael Jacksons thriller cassette in the sand. Took it home and the first sound that came out when It was played in the tape did it for me. LOL.”

What type of music do you listen to?

“I listen to classical music, classic hip-hop and worship music.”

What inspires you to write music?
“A combination of my mood at a given time, and a good beat always gets me to the pad.”

What do you do when you don’t do music (creative or otherwise) and that you are passionate about?

“Music never leaves me but I am also passionate about architectural design.’

Happiness to you is…

“Being Yourself.”

What do you wish you were told when you first started making music that you think would help artists just starting out?

“Learn the business of music, get a good manager and find you a great PR like Evie Blanco. Lol. Facts.”

Tell us about your upcoming projects…

“Currently working on my upcoming EP. Afro King.”

Where do we find you music / music projects?  


Any last words for the readers?

Times are tough right now but know and believe that we will make it through all things together. Enjoy the music.

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