Karwoudou Cole (born 1984) better known by his stage name Bucky Raw, is a Liberian rapper and songwriter from Monrovia. He rose to fame after appearing in a cypher at the 2016 Liberian Entertainment Awards. Raw has released two mixtapes: 2017’s Country Soda and 2018’s Cs2.
Bucky Raw was born on April 30, 1984 in Monrovia, Liberia. He moved to the United States when he was 9 years old. Raw grew up in a public housing unit in Southwest Philadelphia. He attended Pepper Middle School and John Bartram High School. Raw released his debut mixtape Country Soda in 2017. It features guest appearances from King Sammy, Drape Lawson, Mz Menneh and Monica Ree.
His second mixtape CS2 was released in August 2018. It comprises 12 tracks and features guest appearances from Takun J, Jay Awesome, Tieah Boy and Rickslyn. It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard World Albums chart. The mixtape’s official artwork features a child with a hat on, standing behind a group of people. Cs2 has been criticized for having derogatory lyrics.