Andrew Mayer of the Toronto Eye spoke with Canadian hip hop artist Buck 65, who seems disgusted with the bling bling state of the genre. “I’m embarrassed by the association, a lot of times,” says the artist otherwise known as Rich Terfry. “When I go through customs, or I’m in a taxi, and people ask what I do, I tell them, ‘I’m a musician.’ When they ask, ‘What kind of music do you make?’ I avoid it altogether by lying and saying ‘I’m a jazz xylophone player.'”
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