Anthony Best (born March 20,[1] 1968)[2] (better known by his stage name Buckwild) is an American hip hop producer from The Bronx borough of New York City.[3] He is a member of Diggin' in the Crates Crew along with Lord Finesse, Showbiz and A.G., Diamond D, Fat Joe, Big L, and O.C.[4] He has produced a number of tracks, including The Notorious B.I.G.'s "I Got a Story to Tell" and Black Rob's "Whoa!".[5] In 2013, he was described by HipHopDX as "one of Hip Hop's most prolific and acclaimed producers".[6]

Birth nameAnthony Best
Born (1968-03-20) March 20, 1968 (age 52)
The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Producer, DJ
InstrumentsKeyboard, sampler, drum machine
Years active1993–present
LabelsNo Sleep Recordings, Thrice Great Records
Associated actsDiggin' in the Crates Crew, Celph Titled, Meyhem Lauren


In 2010, Buckwild released Nineteen Ninety Now, a collaborative album with Celph Titled.[7] In 2014, he released a collaborative album with Meyhem Lauren, titled Silk Pyramids.[8]


Studio albumsEdit

Compilation albumsEdit


  • Still Diggin' Composition EP (1998)
  • Buckwild Presents... (2010)
  • Silk Pyramids Extras EP (2014) (with Meyhem Lauren)
  • Fully Loaded (2020)



  1. ^ Lord Finesse [@LordFinesseDITC] (20 March 2017). "Wishing my brother @BUCKWILD_DITC the best on his birthday 🎉🍾🍾🍾🍾🥃" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Jost, Matt (April 24, 2007). "Buckwild :: Diggin' In The Crates - Rare Studio Masters: 1993-1997 :: Ground Floor Recordings". RapReviews.com.
  3. ^ Ryon, Sean (November 3, 2010). "Celph-Titled & Buckwild - Nineteen Ninety Now". HipHopDX. Archived from the original on November 5, 2010. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  4. ^ Patrin, Nate (September 27, 2013). "Starter: D.I.T.C." Pitchfork Media.
  5. ^ Cho, Jaeki (April 12, 2011). "Buckwild Tells All: The Stories Behind His Classic Records". Complex.
  6. ^ Ryon, Sean (January 19, 2013). "Buckwild Recalls Trading Samples With Lord Finesse". Complex. Archived from the original on April 22, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  7. ^ Matthews, Aaron (October 23, 2010). "Celph Titled & Buckwild Ninety Ninety Now". Exclaim!.
  8. ^ Frydenlund, Zach (May 27, 2014). "Premiere: Stream Meyhem Lauren and Buckwild's "Silk Pyramids" Album". Complex.

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