Possessing a hyper-literate, intellectual style of rapping augmented with dizzying elocution that would tongue-tie even the fiercest auctioneer, Busdriver is eclectic and eccentric enough to cite vocalese jazz singer Jon Hendricks as a primary influence. Born Regan Farquhar, the Los Angeles MC was introduced to hip-hop culture early – his father wrote the screenplay to one of the earliest films focusing on hip-hop, Krush Groove. He began rapping at age nine, releasing his first record at age 13 with his group, 4/29, named after the 1992 L. Read more on Last.fm
Here are the 5 most popular tracks by Busdriver.Give them a spin.
- Imaginary Places
- Casting Agents and Cowgirls
- Unemployed Black Astronaut
- The Troglodyte Wins