Chandler Cadman, better known as Buvl, is a Musician and a college student at Wake Forest University. As a musician, Buvl specializes in lyricism and autotune. According to Chandler, growing up in the suburbs outside of Atlanta where he hails from meant that he was obsessed with rap music even before realizing what it was or stood for. And living in a neighborhood with very few kids’ presence means his hobbies are playing Call of Duty and writing music. It was through video games that Cadman had the opportunity of meeting the number 1 ranked player in a game called Apex Legends. After they became friends, they decided to create a gaming company and a competitive team called iQ.
Buvl has worked with numerous Grammy-winning producers, and he has songs and videos to his credits in collaboration with artists from Atlanta, Detroit, and Miami. He has also directed and filed some of his music videos. At the same time, his gaming team currently includes the #1 and #2 Apex Legends players in the world and popular TikTok personality Hann Hawkinz. Buvl believes his target audience includes people aged 13-25 who enjoy and are devoted to hip-hop music and video games.
On what separates him from his competition, Buvl believes that he is juggling music, school, and running a business, a testament to his versatility. Buvl believes he has a unique sound thanks to his specialty in lyricism and Autotune; and a unique fashion sense. He spends at least 4-5 hours every day working on music and reading the dictionary and. At the same time, he noted that most of his competitors don’t even have a college degree; how much more one from a top-ranked University. Despite music and school, Buvl is still a passionate gamer and plays at the highest level, with and against the best players all over the world.
Having discovered that school came easy for him, Buvl says he would listen to music with his headphones every day in class. He noted that he had made up his mind to pursue music as a career by the time he got to high school. Building iQ, his company was born out of his love and passion for gaming, especially after meeting and becoming friends with the #1 Apex Legends player globally. Buvl multitasks, and he believes it is one of the things that keeps him at alert, juggling school, gaming, and music.
When asked where he sees himself and his company in five years, he says, “I see myself traveling the country playing Stadiums. I see my gaming company rivaling the FaZe clan in five years as well.”
Buvl believes this article presents a unique opportunity for the readers to look out for a new up-and-coming artist. He also wants them to hear music that will make them laugh, jump, cry, and think. He believes that an artist is well rounded if his music makes listeners elicit various emotions.
Learn more about Buvl, his music, and future projects on Instagram.