Win Tickets to Collie Budz Tonight
At the Wonder Ballroom
Collie Buddz (Bermuda) Live and Direct! with New Kingston Band (NY) is coming to the Wonder Ballroom tonight. Also appearing The Holdup (US) and Los Rakas(Panama-US), and DJ Steve Treez of Small Axe Sound International.
Doors at 7:30 pm / show at 8:30-12:30 PM / this event is All Ages
Want to go for free? All you have to do is be the 10th person to email us -- info@bePortland.com with a correct answer to the following question:
What's the name of the Kid Cudi song did Collie Buddz appeared on?
Collie Buddz is a Bermudian reggae and dancehall artist best known for his single "Come Around". Although born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was raised in Bermuda. He studied audio engineering at Full Sail University in Orlando, FL. He performed on Shaggy's 2007 album Intoxication on the track "Mad Mad World". In 2008 he performed the song "SOS" on WWE The Music, Vol. 8 as the entrance theme for wrestler Kofi Kingston. He also appeared in a 2009 remix of Kid Cudi's single "Day 'n' Nite". His name is based on slang for cannabis. Collie Buddz launched his own record label 'Harper Digital,' in 2006.
Collie Buddz’s first critically acclaimed album had strong sales internationally and included strong sales in Canada as well which he credits as his home away from home, which is one of his main inspirations for his album as he wrote all of his songs with the exception of three in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
With a timeless sound, Collie Buddz continues to receive heavy rotation on radio stations across the globe, as recently as on the Diplo & Friends program on BBC Radio 1 recently in advance of his appearance on the highly
anticipated "Snoop Lion" project with Diplo and Snoop Lion (formerly Snoop Dogg.)
New Kingston Band is a upcoming group that is nothing short of amazing. Performing all over the world opening up for such acts as Shabba Ranks, Maxi Priest, Mr. Vegas, Carl Thomas, Collie Buddz, and Sthephen And Damian Marley. New Kingston Band Has 1 independent album entitled Mankind and has many other singles to make another. The band is a young vocalist/instrumentalist group, consisting of three brothers. Tahir aka Slim, the youngest member on keys/vocals. Courtney on drums/vocals and Stephen aka Suki, the eldest on guitar/vocals. This group fuses their reggae sound with modern pop, jazz and R&B music, to create their sound which they term "Reggae Crossover."