Today is Rich Terfry‘s birthday. Buck 65 .
The Has, the Slam; the Boss, the Man.
“I was born to March Fourth to the harsh North…”
Happy Birthday to Buck 65,
my personal mentor.
— rap legend Jesse Dangerously (@rljd) March 4, 2018
I posted a quick note about it on Twitter, and a long distance rap friend replied a bit scornfully with “why do you still idolize this guy?”
And it was a nice opportunity to reflect – why do I?
Here’s what i told him: