Baracuda (rapper)

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Baracuda
Birth name Graham Troyer [1]
Also known as Baracuda72
Baracuda Young Fish
KGB72
Born (1983-02-24) February 24, 1983 (age 34) [2]
Origin Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Genres Underground hip hop
Alternative hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2000–present
Labels Plague Language
Fishgang
Legendary Entertainment
Takaba
Swann Flu
Associated acts Noah23, Modulok, Orphan, Madadam, Killz, Jay the Kidd, Swann
Website Baracuda on Facebook

Graham Troyer (born February 24, 1983), better known by his stage name Baracuda (formerly Baracuda72), is an underground hip hop artist from Guelph, Ontario, currently based in Toronto.[3][4][5][6][7][8] Baracuda was an original member of the Plague Language collective founded by Noah23 and Orphan. Beginning in 2001 he collaborated with Noah23 under the name Bourgeois Cyborgs.[9][10] They released one self-titled album in 2008.[11] The duo broke up in 2012 and Baracuda is no longer affiliated with Plague Language.[12]

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • Tetragammoth (Plague Language, 2002)
  • Bourgeois Cyborgs (Legendary Entertainment, 2008) (with Noah23, as Bourgeois Cyborgs)
  • Knucklebone (Legendary Entertainment, 2008)

EPs

  • Monster Blood (2011) (with Jay the Kidd)
  • Hydra (Fishgang, 2014) (with Modulok)
  • Swann Vs. Baracuda EP (Swann Flu, 2015) (with Swann)

Mixtapes

  • Do Tell (Plague Language, 2009)
  • Instant Classic (Plague Language, 2009) (with Plague Language Fam)
  • We in the Building (Fishgang, 2013) (with Killz)
  • Diamonds on My Cereal (Fishgang, 2013)

Compilations

  • Plague Language Compilation (Plague Language, 2009) (with Plague Language)

Guest appearances

  • Noah23 - "Delta Wing Commanders" from Neophyte Phenotype (2001)
  • Noah23 - "Guelph" from Quicksand (2002)
  • Noah23 - "Twist of Fate", "Mechanical Bull" & "Data Hooks" from Mitochondrial Blues (2004)
  • Livestock & Madadam - "Bomb Worship" from Walk Down the Street (2007)
  • The Weird Apples - "The Great Nostalgia" from The Big Crunch (2008)
  • Normal Oranges - "Christmas Fix" from $5 Mic (2008)
  • Noah23 - "Rusty Robotz" from Rock Paper Scissors (2008)
  • Noah23 - "Absolute Mystery" from Noah23 / Playpad Circus (2010)
  • Jon Brando - "No Bummer Cut" from No Laptop Bummer Cut (2010)
  • Noah23 - "Air Guitar" from Heart of Rock (2010)
  • Notorious BEN - "Superhero" from Interdimensional Surfboard (2010)
  • Noah23 - "Chains", "Off the Hook", "Crush", "Doom Freestyle" & "Westbound Freestyle" from Pirate Utopias (77 Lost Scrolls) (2011)
  • Noah23 & Krem - "Out of Order" from The Terminal Illness EP (2011)
  • Noah23 - "Enter the Void" from Occult Trill II: The Sun Rewinds (2011)
  • Mohammad Escrow - "Worst Day Ever" & "Take Time" from Escrow Season (2012)
  • Noah23 - "Warlocks" from Noah23 for Dummies (2012)
  • Spz Chaote - "Rap Tyrants" from The Final Secret of the Illuminati (2012)
  • Ceschi - "Work Song" from Forgotten Forever (2014)
  • Noah23 - "Nuclear Heat" from Peacock Angel (2015)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://baracuda.bandcamp.com/
  2. ^ https://www.facebook.com/baracuda.fish.18/posts/10152217685942040
  3. ^ "Baracuda". Takaba Records. Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. 
  4. ^ B., Jon (June 18, 2008). "Baracuda". Ugsmag. 
  5. ^ DJ Baru (2002). "Baracuda72: Tetragammoth". Hip Hop Infinity. Archived from the original on August 29, 2003. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  6. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (August 2002). "Baracuda72 - Tetragammoth". Exclaim!. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ Denise (July 5, 2003). "Baracuda72: Tetragammoth". Urban Smarts. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ Kaplunk, Sumo. "Baracuda72 - Tetragammoth LP". UKHH. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Noah23". Erasoul. Spring 2002. 
  10. ^ Barclay, Michael (November 2006). "Bourgeois Cyborgs". Exclaim!. 
  11. ^ "Bourgeois Cyborgs (Noah23 & Baracuda) - "Bourgeois Cyborgs" [LE143]". Legendary Entertainment. March 25, 2008. 
  12. ^ Brickley, Noah Raymond (November 30, 2012). "time marches on. end of an era. its pretty sad to report that baracuda has been officially extricated from the plague language family". Twitter. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 

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