Simmie Sims III, known by his stage name, Buddy, is a rapper, singer, dancer, and actor from Compton, California. Buddy is also a member of the hip-hop supergroup Zoink Gang, along with J.I.D, Smino, Guapdad 4000, and EarthGang.

Buddy will be performing on Saturday, September 16 at Commonwealth Fest.

Commonwealth Fest is a unique two-day hip-hop festival curated by Cousin Stizz. September 16 and 17 at Bellforge Arts Center.