The Liberian celebrity has its pros and cons and to be one you need to have the skin for it. I mean for the longest time we have seen many celebrities who come up to be loved and later disappear like passing wind.
However some celebrities have mastered a way of sticking around despite being thrown stones at. For one artist, Bucky Raw have proven that he is a masters of this celebrity status.
Well, Bucky Raw needed a leeway to get to the top and that worked out just fine. Why not grab opportunities as they come? Yes, he did or still do good music and that’s just about it.
When he started out in the music industry, he had big hits that fans hoped he could have a collaboration with some big name musicians from Africa, and it definitely work out for him. He was featured on Nigerian rapper MI Abaga Ep titled “Judah“, with the song The Commandment.
However, others Liberian artists were at logger heads with him, trying to prove who is better than the other. Clearly we are not sure yet but truth is Bucky Raw have stayed at the top of their games.
Bucky Raw thought he is playing himself by sticking in the Trapco scene then shifting to Hipco(The genesis genre for Liberian music). Some fans were angry with him but to him things seem to be working out just fine.
For Bucky, he thrives on being the trending topic negative or positive for as long as he has the numbers. Its all about the business ya’ll.
Social media craze
A little buzz on the internet could be the best move to make when working on your celebrity status. Bucky Raw know how to play the social media craze.
One day you see Bucky mock another artist and later answers with something else and well life goes on. Next thing you see he have a song out. Then what? We keep loving him or better yet troll him some more. But guess what? He smile to the bank.
Bucky Raw have a consistent way of doing his music something not many artists have. His music regardless of how what content it carries they give their fans what they think is good.
I mean look at his song “Amen” its a beautiful gospel song but most Liberians looked at his “secular” label.
In conclusion, Bucky Raw have mastered his arts. He do what pleases him and that makes him celebrity geniuses and will stick around for a long time.