Collie Buddz – Rocks the Roxy on Sunset Strip
Review and Photos by Jan Salzman
Nov. 11, 2008 – Hollywood, CAA long line of fans waited outside the Roxy despite the rather cold and windy Southern California night. Most of the girls were scantily clad and freezing in the 40-degree temperature. It all warmed up though, as they crowded to the front of the stage awaiting the hot performance of Reggae sensation, Collie Buddz.
The 27-year-old New Orleans-born, Bermuda-raised singjay has achieved international success since the 2007 release of his self-titled CD and when awarded the 2008 Best International Artist at Kingston’s Reggae Academy Awards. He is recognized for his singing, deejaying, and writing approach; delivering conscious lyrics in a Dancehall stylee while sounding uncannily Jamaican. Continue reading