Skee-Lo was born in Chicago IL, and has been performing and recording songs since the age of nine. In the late 70’s Skee-Lo moved to New York city & was fortunate to experience Hip Hop in its early days. Skee-Lo was influenced by artist like KRS-1,Rakim, Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder.
Skee-Lo moved to Los Angeles CA in the mid 80’s when he began producing his own music. His 1st hit record was titled “I Wish.” The “I Wish” single, with a video that parodied Forrest Gump, became a huge hit on radio and TV during the summer of 1995, and his identically titled debut album was released shortly thereafter earning him two Grammy nominations for both album & single.
In 1996 Skee-Lo became a V.J. for both MTV’s “The Beach House” & “The Grind;” and thereafter made appearances as a lead actor on television shows like Dangerous Minds, Goode Behavior, & Bay Watch Nights.
Podcast #109 Playlist
1. INTRO (MONEY B)
2. HERE COMES THAT BEAT (PUMKIN AND THE PROFILE ALL-STARS)
3. WHAT’S BEEF (NOTORIOUS B.I.G.)
4. BROOKLYN’S IN THE HOUSE (CUTMASTER D.C.)
5. BREAK 2 (MONEY B)
6. HELP (HOT BOYS)
7. HUSH HUSH TIP (ENTYCE)
8. SKEE LO INTERVIEW PT. 1
9. BURGER SONG (SKEE LO)
10. SKEE LO INTERVIEW PT. 2
11. SUPERMAN (SKEE LO)
12. SKEE LO INTERVIEW PT. 3
13. TOP OF THE STAIRS (SKEE LO)
14. SKEE LO INTERVIEW PT. 4
15. I WISH (SKEE LO)
16. SKEE LO INTERVIEW PT. 5
17. BURN IT UP (SKEE LO)
18. REBEL WITHOUT A PAUSE (PUBLIC ENEMY)
19. PEOPLE OVER THE STAIRS (SHOCK G FEAT. NO FACE)
20. OUTRO (MONEY B)