David Darnell Brown (born March 15, 1981), also known as Young Buck, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur and producer. Buck is a former member of the hip hop group UTP Playas. As a music executive, He currently resides as president of his own record label, Ca$hville Records and he is currently a member of the hip hop group G-Unit. After being dismissed from the group back in 2008, Buck reunited with his former group members on June 1, 2014 at Hot 97's Summer Jam event.
After being with G-Unit for a little over a year, Young Buck released his debut album, Straight Outta Cashville, a portmanteau reflecting the name of Young Buck's home city,Nashville, Tennessee. Straight Outta Cashville has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America with over 2 million sales in the U.S. and 3.3 million Worldwide.
Young Buck's second album, Buck the World was released worldwide on March 27, 2007. Buck the World debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, with sales of 141,083 in the first week.
The Rehab was released on September 7, 2010. It was a street album, originally supposed to be his official 3rd studio album, released on Real Talk Ent. Buck had made an earlier claim in which he said that The Rehab will sell a million copies in his first week, but at the time, he was still signed to G-Unit/Interscope Records. The Rehab sold 7,000 in its first week.