Crabbuckit / Man I Used to Be



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Single by k-os
from the album Joyful Rebellion
GenreHip hop
k-os singles chronology

"Crabbuckit" is a single by Canadian hip hop musician k-os, released in 2004 as a single from his album Joyful Rebellion. The title and work refers to the crab in the bucket syndrome where a group of crabs will pull down any crab that tries to escape, thereby ensuring their collective demise.


  • 1 Music video
  • 2 Chart performance
  • 3 Peak chart positions
  • 4 Covers
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Music video

k-os walks down streets in Toronto, wearing sunglasses that allow him to see individual people who are crabs in disguise and he performs in a club. Both Nelly Furtado and Red1 (from Rascalz) make a brief cameo appearance in the music video. Nelly Furtado can be seen playing guitar in front of a house block and Red1 can be seen in the bar sitting beside k-os.

Chart performance

The single reached number 23 on the Canadian Singles Chart. The video also made No. 1 on the MuchMusic Countdown for two weeks in 2004. The song was also named the 37th greatest Canadian song of all time in the 2005 CBC Radio series 50 Tracks: The Canadian Version.


The song was covered by Canadian folk/country trio The Good Lovelies on their 2011 album Let the Rain Fall.[2]


  1. ^ "K-os - Crabbuckit - Music Charts". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Music". The Good Lovelies. Retrieved July 29, 2011. 

External links

  • Full lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

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