From St Louis, Emont Thomas Duncan (born August 5, 1991), better known by his stage name Bud E, is a rapper, writer, performer, and MC. While in high school Bud E first began developing his craft as a skillful writer and rapper, and began to receive high praise as a special talent. Gaining notoriety with his appearances at local events, Bud E quickly became one of the most popular local performers out of St Louis, capturing the attention of many at events such as the Missouri Black Expo, hosting the local TV show “Hot Summer Nights,” the “National No Bully Tour,” and working in the community with “I Do It For The Kids” a program Bud E created to encourage positive thinking, goals and education.
With a gift for music Bud E has enthralled thousands of fans with his performances, and has proven that he knows just how to rock a crowd. This comes as no surprise because Bud E draws you in with his charismatic and dynamic personality. With his catchy lyrics, and fresh image Bud E knows just how to please his fans.
In the summer of 2009, Bud E caught the attention of the music execs at Sphinx Music Entertainment. In 2010 the label arranged for Bud E to open for Justin Bieber on the My World Tour in Chicago. Soon after, Lajuanna Burrell, CEO of Sphinx Music Entertainment relocated Bud E to Las Vegas where she could work closely with him on artist development and began recording for his debut album.
While Bud E’s style is sure to be embraced by the youth, his appeal will spread across all demographics. He is invigorating, and is on his way to being the next hip hop music sensation. With the unique talent to completely control the stage with performance intensity and smooth dance moves, Bud E’s desire is to bring performance based hip hop back to its first form… to simply have fun! He is a true talent and an amazing performer! His recording debut will feature his first single “Goes On” with label mate and St. Louis native, Bradd Young. “Goes On” is melodic with infectious lyrics and has already been stamped as a “full fledged hit.” His debut album titled “YEAH BUD E” will be packed with energy and beat driven up tempos and mids that will have both the ladies and fellas moving in the clubs. Now from a region that brought us hip hop stars like Nelly, Chingy, J-Kwon and Jibbs, St. Louis has unleashed another super talent Bud E to carry on the torch.
– “Goes On” f/ Bradd Young: http://youtu.be/UJftCG7CLj4
– “Goes On” f/ Bradd Young: http://official.fm/tracks/Wp3e