In his first interview in nearly a decade, Buck 65 explains his self-imposed exile from hip-hop and why he’s back, incredible recent albums like 2022’s King of Drums and 2023’s Super Dope and making beats in secret, giving up space for other artists, attracting the attention of a New York Yankees scout as a kid and making a triumphant return to baseball as a middle-aged man, working with Controller 7 and asking Vincent Gallo for permission to create Billy, rapping his ass off, releasing more records, his Substack, other future plans, and much more.
Meg Remy discusses her powerful, devastating new book, Begin by Telling, surviving sexual abuse and having empathy, media literacy and Woodstock ’99, new music by U.S. Girls, future plans, and much more. This episode contains discussions about sexual abuse and assault, which may disturb some listeners; for support, contact the Ending Violence Association of Canada, RAINN, or similar local organizations. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.