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Collie Buddz performing at the Sound Academy nightclub in Toronto, January 2012.
|Birth name||Colin Patrick Harper|
August 21, 1984 |
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
|Genres||Dancehall, reggae, reggae fusion, soca|
|Labels||Harper Digital, Sony Music Entertainment|
Colin Patrick Harper (born August 21, 1981), better known by his stage name Collie Buddz, is a Bermudian reggae artist best known for his single "Come Around".
Buddz performed on Shaggy's 2007 studio album Intoxication on the track "Mad Mad World".
On June 7, 2007, he released his debut self-titled album on Columbia and Sony BMG. It included his first single "Come Around" and second single "Blind To You". However, his greatest radio success was "Mamacita", which boasted sales of approximately 4 million copies thanks to this hit single.
Buddz is well known for his 2007 hit "Blind to You" and performing the song on stage with a guest from the audience who he calls on stage to sing the "Third Verse". One of his more memorable on stage guests was a man he dubbed "Big Jerry" who he brought on stage during Cali Roots X.
After his debut album, Buddz launched his own record label 'Harper Digital Entertainment'.
Touring and EP's
In 2008, he performed his song "S.O.S." 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".
Buddz released his first EP, Playback on July 12, 2012. It featured eight tracks with different producers such as Baby Dee Beats, Green Lion, Homegrown Kush, Seani B, Star Kutt, Supa Dups, and TJ Records.
In 2013, he was a featured act with Rebelution, Matisyahu, and Zion Thompson of The Green on the Good Vibes Tour. Buddz' festival appearances include Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Hot 97 Summer Jam, Reggae on the Rocks, California Roots Music and Arts Festival, UCLA JazzReggae, Seattle City Arts festival, Manifestivus, and the Marley Family's 9 Mile Music Festival, among others.
Buddz released his second EP, Blue Dreamz on May 1, 2015, which featured seven new tracks.
Good Life and Hybrid
He released his second studio album Good Life on May 19, 2017 via Harper Digital Entertainment. It features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Jody Highroller (AKA Riff Raff), Kat Dahlia, Kreesha Turner, and P-Lo. The album peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Reggae Albums chart and #29 on the Independent Albums chart.
His third studio album Hybrid, which released on May 24, 2019 via Harper Digital topped the Billboard reggae albums chart, #70 on the Billboard 200 and #20 on the Independent Albums chart. The album features special guests, B Young, Dizzy Wright, Johnny Cosmic, Russ, Stonebwoy and Tech N9ne.
Cali Roots Riddim
Buddz released his own Riddim album, Cali Roots Riddim 2020 on May 22, 2020. He produced all 22 tracks and worked with Stick Figure guitarist and reggae artist/producer Johnny Cosmic who mixed and also produced the tracks. The compilation made it to #7 on Billboard Reggae Albums chart. The album features one riddim or rhythm that includes the top reggae rock artists' performing their interpretation of it, including Collie Buddz himself. Some of the bands featured are Arise Roots, Bumpin Uglies, Common Kings, The Elovaters, The Expendables, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Iya Terra, The Movement, Ozomatli, Pepper, SOJA, and Yellowman, among others.
He released another riddim compilation, Cali Roots Riddim 2021 on May 28, 2021 with 27 tracks; once again mixed and additional produced by Johnny Cosmic. It features top reggae/rock bands such as Alborosie, Atmosphere, Ballyhoo!, The Expanders, Groundation, Iration, Josh Heinrichs, KBong, New Kingston, Passafire, Through The Roots, Tropidelic, and many more.
|Year||Album||Label||Billboard 200||US Indie||US R&B||US Rap||US Reggae|
|2007||Collie Buddz||Columbia/Sony BMG||68||—||15||7||1|
|2017||Good Life||Harper Digital Entertainment||—||29||—||—||1|
Extended plays (EPs)
|Year||Album||Label||Billboard US Reggae|
|2011||Playback EP||Harper Digital||—|
|2015||Blue Dreamz EP||Harper Digital||3|
|Year||Album||Label||Billboard US Reggae|
|2020||Cali Roots Riddim 2020||Harper Digital||7|
|2021||Cali Roots Riddim 2021||Harper Digital||TBD|
|2007||420 Mixtape||Harper Digital Entertainment||—|
|2009||On The Rock||Harper Digital Entertainment||—|
|2010||The Last Toke||Harper Digital Entertainment||—|
|"Come Around"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Blind To You"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Tomorrow's Another Day"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"What A Feeling" (feat. Paul Wall)||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Sensimilla" (feat. Roache)||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Defend Your Own"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Love Deh"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Movin' On"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Wild Out"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"My Everything"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Lonely" (feat. Yung Berg)||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Let Me Know It"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"The First Time"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Defend Your Own" (feat. Krayzie Bone)||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Blind To You"||2007||Collie Buddz|
|"Come Around" (feat. Shaggy)||2007||420 Mixtape|
|"S.O.S."||2008||WWE The Music, Volume 8|
|"She Gimme Love"||2008||I Love Ragga (Single)|
|"Eyez"||January 1, 2009||(Single)|
|"Herb Tree"||January 14, 2009||On The Rock (Mixtape)|
|"Fly Away" (with Machel Montano)||2009||(Single) (song on Heavenly Drum by Michael Montano)|
|"Par Wid I Mon"||March 6, 2009||(Single)|
|"Mary Jane"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Private Show"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Serious"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Now She's Gone"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Phone Call"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Young Girl"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Not For No Chain"||2010||The Last Toke (Mixtape)|
|"Never Good Enough" (feat. Major Lazer & Lindi Ortega)||November 3, 2010||(Single)|
|"Kush" (Collie Buddz Remix) (Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg & Akon)||December 13, 2010||(Single)|
|"Start It Up" (Remix)||December 24, 2010||(Single)|
|"Come Down"||2011||Playback EP|
|"On My Way Back Home" (feat. Sean Paul)||2011||Playback EP|
|"I Feel So Good"||2011||Playback EP|
|"Hope" (feat. Demarco)||2011||Playback EP|
|"Won't Be Long"||2012||(Single)|
|"Nuh Easy"||2012||Sweety & Nuh Easy (Single)|
|"No Time"||2012||Cornershop Riddim (Single)|
|"... Pipe"||September 6, 2012||(Single)|
|"Payback's A B**ch"||2013||(Single)|
|"My Yout" (with Joey Bada$$)||2013||(Single) (song on Summer Kings by Joey Bada$$)|
|"Smoke the Weed" (with Snoop Lion)||2013||(Single) (song on Reincarnated by Snoop Dogg)|
|"Light It Up"||October 19, 2013||(Single)|
|"Prescription"||2015||Blue Dreamz EP|
|"Go Hard"||2015||Blue Dreamz EP|
|"It Nice" (Produced by Jr Blender)||July 8, 2015||(Single)|
|"Wake & Bake" (with Iamsu! & Berner)||October 5, 2015||(Single)|
|"Yesterday" (feat. Jody Highroller & Snoop Dogg)||July 10, 2017||(Single)|
|"Good Life"||2017||Good Life|
|"Save Me From The Rain" (feat. Kat Dahlia)||2017||Good Life|
|"Part of My Life"||2017||Good Life|
|"Used To" (feat. Kreesha Turner)||2017||Good Life|
|"Level" (feat. P-Lo)||2017||Good Life|
|"Legal Now"||April 20, 2018||(Single)|
|"Love & Reggae"||2019||Hybrid|
|"Bounce It" (feat. Stonebwoy)||2019||Hybrid|
|"The Feeling" (feat. Johnny Cosmic)||2019||Hybrid|
|"Callaloo" (feat. Dizzy Wright)||2019||Hybrid|
|"Bank" (feat. B Young & Russ)||2019||Hybrid|
|"Love Is Life"||2019||Hybrid|
|"Time Flies" (feat. Russ)||2019||Hybrid|
|"Everything Blessed" (feat. Tech N9ne)||2019||Hybrid|
|"Chill Out" (feat. Anthony B)||May 22, 2020||Cali Roots Riddim 2020 (Single)|
|"Hold Firm"||May 22, 2020||Cali Roots Riddim 2020 (Single)|
|"Brighter Days"||June 12, 2020||(Single)|
|"Deh Yah" (with Gyptian & Ricky Blaze)||September 11, 2020||(Single)|
|"Planter's Paradise" (with Kamrun)||November 13, 2020||(Single)|
|"Close To You"||December 4, 2020||(Single)|
|"Sun and the Moon" (with Johnny Cosmic)||January 22, 2021||(Single)|
|"Twisted Agenda" (feat. Bounty Killer)||January 28, 2022||(Single)|
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